Roger Luckhurst

Professor in Modern and Contemporary Literature

Birkbeck, University of London

Roger Luckhurst is Professor in Modern and Contemporary Literature at Birkbeck, University of London.  In Spring and Summer of 2016, he will serve as Distinguished Visiting Professor at Columbia University.

His research interests include late nineteenth-century literature and pseudo-science; modernism; science fiction; literary theory; contemporary literature and culture.  He is the author of several books, including The Trauma Question (Routledge, 2008), The Mummy’s Curse: The True Story of a Dark Fantasy (Oxford University Press, 2012), and Zombies: A Cultural History (Reaktion Press, 2015).