Jason Haslam is Associate Professor in the Department of English at Dalhousie University. His research pivots around American literary and cultural studies, with particular focuses on science fiction, the gothic, popular culture, prison studies, and identity studies. He is the author or editor of several books, including, most recently, the monograph Gender, Race, and American Science Fiction (2015), the textbook Thinking Popular Culture (2015), the essay collection The Public Intellectual and the Culture of Hope (2013), and a scholarly edition of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan of the Apes (2010). He currently serves as the President of the Association for Canadian College and University Teachers of English.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
American Literature and Culture; Science Fiction; the Gothic; prison studies