Michele Hardesty, assistant professor of U.S. literatures, received her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her Ph.D. from Columbia University.
Her teaching and research interests include the 20th century novel, political travel writing, globalization and transnational culture, graphic narrative, media studies, and American studies.
She is currently working on a project concerning U.S. writers who traveled to and wrote about conflicts in the “Third World” during the Cold War.
School of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies
Recent and Upcoming Courses
HACU-0330: American Studies Seminar: Theory and Practice (Spring 2014)
HACU-0197: Post-45 U.S. Literatures (Spring 2014)
HACU-0264: Americans Abroad: Travel, Empire, and the Literary Imagination (Fall 2013)
HACU-0144: Comics Underground: Unconventional Comics in the U.S. (Fall 2013)