Research Interests20th/21st-century American literature, critical digital studies, posthumanism, ecocriticism, poststructuralism
Chris Dolle is a doctoral candidate in the Department of English at the University of Iowa. His work takes on an interdisciplinary approach, exploring contemporary fiction and poetry, as well as film, videogames, music, television, and other new media forms. Currently, he is most interested in how advancements in technology and modern science have displaced the liberal human subject and in the possibility for humans to think beyond individualism and toward relationships with others, human and not.
Chris holds a master’s degree in English from the University of Iowa, a master’s degree in English from Indiana State University, and a bachelor’s degree in English from Indiana University. Previously, he worked as an instructor at Indiana State University, teaching Composition courses and technical writing. He currently teaches general education literature at the University of Iowa.