Johan Höglund is Associate Professor at Linnaeus University, Sweden and a member of the Linnaeus University Centre for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies. He holds degrees from Brown University, Rhode Island and Uppsala University. He has published extensively on late-Victorian fiction, contemporary American Gothic culture and the relationship between Gothic and Empire in Game Studies, English Literature in Transition, Continuum, and The European Journal of American Studies. He is the author of The American Imperial Gothic: Popular Culture, Empire, Violence (Ashgate, 2014), and co-editor of Animal Horror Cinema: Genre, History and Criticism (with Katarina Gregersdotter and Nicklas Hållén, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), and Transnational and Postcolonial Vampires (with Tabish Khair, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). He has also contributed to a number of edited collections including War Gothic in Literature and Culture (Routledge, 2016) and Tropical Gothic in Literature and Culture (Routledge, 2016).