Linda Garber's research focuses on lesbian fiction, poetry, and history. She has also published on the fields of lesbian and queer studies as they have developed in academia since the 1990s. Her recent book about lesbian historical fiction, Novel Approaches to Lesbian History, was published by Palgrave 2001. She is also the author of Identity Poetics: Race, Class, and the Lesbian-Feminist Roots of Queer Theory (Columbia UP, 2001) and Lesbian Sources: A Bibliography of Periodical Articles, 1970-1990 (Garland, 1993), and the editor of Tilting the Tower: Lesbians / Teaching / Queer Subjects (Routledge, 1994, 2nd ed 2023).
- WGST 51 Introduction to LGBTQ Studies
- WGST 34/ENGL 67 Gay and Lesbian Literature
- WGST 134/ENGL 122 Film, Gender, and Sexuality
- WGST 122/ENGL 153 Studies in Gay and Lesbian Cultures: Asia
- WGST 190 Senior Semimar - topics including LGBTQ Studies, film, history, and literature