Research Interests20th-Century Poetry and Poetics; Media and Trauma Studies
Jeremy Lowenthal is an English Ph.D. candidate and General Education Literature (GEL) instructor at the University of Iowa, where he studies twentieth-century poetry and poetics, with additional concentrations in media studies and trauma theory. Excerpts from his dissertation, “Sound in Memoriam: Airing Trauma on the BBC Third Programme,” have appeared or are forthcoming in Modernism/modernity, the Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies, and the Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies.
Jeremy’s dissertation research has earned him the Graduate College Summer Fellowship and the Marcus Bach Graduate Fellowship, as well the Dietz Poetry Essay Prize and the Prairie Lights/Sherman Paul Dissertation Scholarship. For his service and teaching in the GEL program, Jeremy has received the Council on Teaching Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award and the W.R. Irwin Award for Excellence in Teaching General Education Literature.
Jeremy came to the University of Iowa after earning his B.A. in political science at the University of California, Davis and his M.A. in the humanities at the University of Chicago. Before joining the University of Iowa, he worked as an adjunct faculty in the English, Theatre and Journalism Department of Harold Washington College in Chicago.