Professor; Director of American Studies.Â Storrs.
Specialties: 20th-Century American literature, American studies, ethnic studies, the novel, popular culture, working class literature, political economy, U.S. empire, social class and racial formation.
Recent Publication: Haunted by Hitler: Liberals, the Left, and the Fight Against Fascism in the United States (University of Massachusetts Press, December 2014).
Current Research: Â The convergence of neoliberal temporality, narratives of economic development, and imperialism in contemporary U. S. culture. Â Also, antifascism and the cultural work of social movements on the political left and political right.
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|Mailing Address||University of Connecticut|
Department of English
215 Glenbrook Road, U-4025
Storrs, CT 06269-4025
|Office Location||Austin 118|