Dr. Matthew Packer
Associate 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.