Ph.D., University of California Davis; M.A., Montana State University-Bozeman; B.A., Hillsdale College
Christopher Schaberg teaches courses on American literature, cultural studies, and environmental theory. He is the author of The Textual Life of Airports: Reading the Culture of Flight (Bloomsbury, 2012), and numerous essays on air travel and contemporary literature. He is currently completing a book called Deconstructing Brad Pitt, which is an interdisciplinary study of the actor and his celebrity personae (forthcoming from Bloomsbury, February 2014). Other projects in process include a book about northern Michigan, a collection of nonfiction narratives about flight gathered from the website Airplane Reading, and another book about airports. Dr. Schaberg writes about his teaching & research on his public blog What is Literature?, and can also be found on twitter under the handle @airplanereading.