Degrees and Institutions
Ph.D. American Culture Studies, Bowling Green State University, 2000
M.A. American Culture Studies, Bowling Green State University, 1989
B.A. American Literature, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK, 1985
Area: American Literature/Critical Theory
Research Interests: Marxisms, American Literature, Psychogeography and the Spatial Turn, US and UK countercultures and minor literatures. 1945-present.
Countering the Counterculture: Methodologies, Practices, Poetics, Teaching Literature, Postmodern Fiction, Senior Thesis Workshop, Nation, Class, and Identity in British Film and Literature From Bond to Blair ,Postmodern Fiction, Writing in a Postmodern Age: Contemporary American Literature 1945-2000, The San Francisco Renaissance and the Birth of Counterculture, 1955-68, Contemporary Multiethnic American Literature, Introduction to Literary and Critical Theory, Literature of the Beat Generation, Terrorism and the Media, The Literatures of Trauma, American Literature Survey 1865-1945, American Literature Survey 1600-1945, Introduction to Literature, Literature of the Iraq War
ENG1500; ENG2000; ENG2750; ENG3000; ENG3020; ENG 4800; ENG6070; ENG6090; ENG6800
“Nicholas Papadimitriou.” British Writers, Supplement XXIV (British Writers and Classics). NY: Charles Scribner’s and Sons, 2017 (forthcoming in September).
Review of Erik R. Mortensen, Capturing the Beat Moment: Cultural Politics and the Poetics of Presence. Invited. The Beat Review. 5.1 (April 2011)
Review of Todd F. Tietchen, The Cubalogues: Beat Writers in Revolutionary Havana. Invited. The Beat Review. 4.4 (December 2010).
Review of Adilifu Nama, Black Space: Imagining Race in Science Fiction Film. Invited. Black Camera: An International Film Journal. 1.2 (Summer 2010). 161-164.
Works in Progress
Mere Pseud: The Secret 1980s Journal of a Teenage Modernist (writing/digital art project).