I am an Associate Professor of German & Scandinavian Studies in the Department of Central, Eastern, and Northern European Studies at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. My teaching and research interests include 18th- to 20th-century German literature, the history and culture of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany), and German and Nordic film.


  • Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst

  • M.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst

  • B.A., Hamline University

Work Shared in CORE

Book chapters
Conference papers
Course material or learning objects

Other Publications

See https://frackman.arts.ubc.ca/publications/ for an updated list.


  • Homosexuality in East Germany

  • 19th-century sexual science and theory

  • Queer book history and print cultures

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