Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ben Mangrum's research and teaching interests include the environmental humanities, digital studies, and comparative approaches to contemporary literature. His first book, Land of Tomorrow: Postwar Fiction and the Crisis of American Liberalism (Oxford University Press, 2019), examines twentieth-century literary fiction and popular philosophy to understand shifts in American liberalism after the Second World War. His essays have appeared in PMLA, New Literary History, Modern Fiction Studies, American Literature, American Literary History, Contemporary Literature, and elsewhere.
For details about his publications and course syllabi, see www.benjaminmangrum.com.