Dr. Jan Susina

Professor
  • BIOGRAPHY
  • Jan Susina teaches and researches children's and adolescent literature and culture, and Victorian literature and culture. His book, The Place of Lewis Carroll in Children's Literature (Routledge 2009, 2011), examines how the author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland significantly changed literature for children as well as publishing.
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • ENG 375.Sec 001 Young Adult Literature
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Adolescent Literature and Culture. Children's Literature and Culture. Picture Books and Illustrated Texts. Folk Tales and Literary Fairy Tales. Victorian Literature and Culture. Graphic Novels. 1960s California Renaissance Literature. Charles Dickens. Jane Austen.
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Adolescent Literature and Culture. Children's Literature Picture Books and Illustrated Texts. Folk Tales and Literary Fairy Tales. Victorian Literature and Culture. Victorian Children's Literature. Visual Culture. Lewis Carroll & Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Children's Film & Digital Media.
  • MA Arts Administration - 1986
  • Indiana University
  • Bloomington
  • Ph D English - 1986
  • Indiana University
  • Bloomington
  • Dissertation/Thesis topic: Victorian Kunstmärchen: A Study in Children’s Literature, 1840-1875
  • MA English - 1977
  • Indiana University
  • Bloomington
  • BA English & American Literature - 1975
  • Samford University
  • Birmingham
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • PRESENTATIONS