Professor Michie is the director of the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality and the author of Victorian Honeymoons: Journeys to the Conjugal (Cambridge UP 2006); The Flesh Made Word: Female Figures and Women's Bodies (Oxford UP 1987) ; Sororophobia: Differences among Women in Literature and Culture (Oxford UP 1991); and co-author, with Naomi R. Cahn of Confinements: Fertility and Infertility in Contemporary United States Culture (Rutgers UP 1997). She has published articles on feminist theory and on Victorian literature and has been an NEH and a Guggenheim fellow. She is the co-editor, with Ronald Thomas, of the essay collection Nineteenth-Century Geographies: The Transformation of Space from the Victorian Age to the American Century (Rutgers UP 2002). Professor Michie teaches courses in feminist theory, literary theory, and Victorian literature and culture. She also teaches classes and workshops on professional writing.