Teaching at Kennesaw State since 2009Specializations: Modernism, Contemporary Literature, the Theory of the Novel, Queer Theory, Psychoanalysis, and Film
Courses Regularly Taught: “Twentieth Century Literature: Making Love Modern,” “Adapting the Twentieth Century,” “Rewriting Modernism,” “Introduction to English Studies,” “The Cinema of Pedro Almódovar,” “Meta-Cinema: Films about Film,” “Filming the Mafia,” “Film History and Theory II”
Research: Ashley T. Shelden’s book, Unmaking Love: The Contemporary Novel and the Impossibility of Union was published by Columbia University Press in January 2017. Shelden’s work has also appeared in Contemporary Literature, Shakesqueer: A Queer Companion to Shakespeare (Duke University Press, 2010), and Straight Writ Queer: Non-Normative Expressions of Heterosexual Desire (McFarland Press, 2006). She is currently working on her second book project, which focuses on abjection in contemporary literature and culture.