Dr. Matthew Packer

Assistant Professor of English

B.A., M.A., Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand; Ph.D., West Virginia University

Matthew Packer's research interests include contemporary and postcolonial literature and Rene' Girard's mimetic theory. He has published on a range of American authors including Don DeLillo, John Dos Passos and Teju Cole, and is currently working on a study of transpacific rivalry and mimetic psychology in American and East Asian literature.


Postcolonial Literature, Contemporary Literature, American Literature, Literary Theory, Composition, University Seminar.

Matthew Packer