John Edgar Browning

Visiting Lecturer

Member Of:
  • School of Literature, Media, and Communication
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John Edgar Browning has contracted, co-/edited, or co-/written over 14 academic and popular trade books and over 75 articles, essays, and reviews on subjects that cluster around Cultural Studies, horror, the un-dead, Bram Stoker, and the Gothic. His books include Speaking of Monsters: A Teratological Anthology, with Caroline J. S. Picart (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), The Forgotten Writings of Bram Stoker (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), Zombie Talk: Culture, History, Politics (Palgrave Pivot), with David R. Castillo, David Schmid, and David Reilly (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), and several forthcoming volumes, including Dracula—An Anthology: Critical Reviews and Reactions, 1897-1920 (Edinburgh University Press) and The Vampire: An Edinburgh Companion (Edinburgh Companions to the Gothic), with William Hughes (Edinburgh University Press). He has also guest appeared on National Geographic's Taboo USA (2013-) and Discovery Channel's William Shatner's Weird or What? (2010-) to discuss vampires and is widely regarded as a chief expert on real vampirism in the United States and abroad.

  • PhD in American Studies, SUNY-Buffalo
  • MA in English, University of Central Oklahoma
  • BA in English Literature, Florida State University
Areas of
  • American Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Cultural Teratology
  • Deviance
  • Ethnography
  • Film And Media Studies
  • Gothic And Horror Studies
  • Popular Culture
  • Victorian And Fin De Si├Ęcle Literature
Research Fields:
  • WCP Lecturers
  • ENGL-1101: English Composition I
  • ENGL-1102: English Composition II