Michael Rubenstein

Associate Professor of English

Stony Brook University

Michael Rubenstein is the author of Public Works: Infrastructure, Irish Modernism, and the Postcolonial (Notre Dame: 2010), which received the Modernist Studies Association Prize for a Distinguished book and the American Conference for Irish Studies Robert Rhodes Prize for the Book on Literature. He is co-editor, with Sophia Beal and Bruce Robbins, of a forthcoming special issue of Modern Fiction Studies on "Infrastructuralism" (2015). He is currently working on a new book, Unaccountable Growth, which examines questions of economic, infrastructural, and characterological development in recent fictions from and / or about the Global South. He offers courses on "Empire and Global English," "British and Irish Culture After 1945," "British Cinema," "Postcolonial Cinema," and "Irish Modernism," among others.