• John Gamber

    Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature
    408C Philosophy
    Office Hours:
    TBA
    (212) 854-2058

    Areas of Interest :
    Ecocriticism, transnationalism, immigration, relocation, American Indian, Asian American, African American, and Chicana/o and Latina/o literatures, and literature of the Americas
    Biography:

    B.A., University of California, Davis, M.A., California State University, Fullerton (both in Comparative Literature), Ph.D., (English) University of California, Santa Barbara. John Gamber’s research interests in ethnic and literary studies include ecocriticism, transnationalism, immigration, relocation, American Indian, Asian American, African American, and Chicana/o and Latina/o literatures, and literature of the Americas.  He has co-edited Transnational Asian American Literature: Sites and Transits, and published articles about the novels of Gerald Vizenor (Anishinaabe), Louis Owens (Choctaw/Cherokee), and Craig Womack (Creek) among others in several edited collections  and journals including PMLA and MELUS. His current book project, entitled Positive Pollutions and Cultural Toxins examines the role of waste and contamination in late-twentieth century U.S. ethnic literatures.