Associate Professor247B Morton Hall(256) email@example.com Education: PhD- University of FloridaMA - Mississippi State UniversityBA - Athens State University Areas of Specialization/Interests: Postcolonial Studies, Modern and Postmodern British Literature, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies Current Projects: “Universal Love and Planetary Ontology: Beyond the Postcolonial in Vandana Singh’s Of Love and Other Monsters.” “Valences of Utopia in Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games Trilogy” “This Grave New World: Biopolitics and the Vampire Dystopia in Daybreakers.” “Naipaul, Orwell, Gissing: Literary Naturalism and the Postcolonial Canon” “Robert Antoni’s As Flies to Whatless Boys and the Contemporary Caribbean Historical Novel” Forthcoming Publications: “Feeling the 60s in the Age of Reagan: Failure, Repetition, and History in Eddie and the Cruisers.” Literature/Film Quarterly (Forthcoming) “Bacchanal or Missa Solemnis? Shame, Symmetry, and Late Style in Robert Antoni’s Carnival.”The Journal of West Indian Literature 22.1 (2013): 7-32. “Lessons from Elsewhere; or, Rethinking Democracy and Public Education Through Lois Lowry's The Giver.” With Philip E. Kovacs. Dystopia and Education. Eds. Jessica Heybach and Eric Sheffield. Charlotte, NC: Information Age, 2013: 99-116. “‘Fictions Where a Man Could Live’: Worldlessness, Utopia, and the Void in Salman Rushdie’s Grimus.” Twentieth-Century Literature 58.2 (2012): 267-95.