Associate Professor of English
206 Locke Hall
Dr. Singer, a specialist in twentieth-century and contemporary American literature, holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Maryland, College Park. Before coming to Howard, he taught at the University of Maryland, Mary Washington College, and Tennessee State University. He is the author of Grant Morrison: Combining the Worlds of Contemporary Comics (Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2012) and the editor, with Nels Pearson, of Detective Fiction in a Postcolonial and Transnational World (Ashgate, 2009). His articles on contemporary fiction, narrative theory, comics, and film have appeared in Critique, Studies in Comics, KronoScope, Post Script, Twentieth-Century Literature, African American Review, JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory, and theInternational Journal of Comic Art.
Dr. Singer previously served as Editorial Associate for Resources for American Literary Study and the chair of the International Comic Arts Forum. His own research on comics has twice won the M. Thomas Inge Award.