Dr. John Alberti
Education: PhD (1989), MA (1984) English, University of California, Los Angeles; BA (1981), English, Magna cum laude, University of Southern California.
Teaching and Research Interests: Multicultural pedagogy; Nineteenth-century American Literature; Literary Criticism; Film; Popular Culture and Media Studies; Composition.
Statement: Current projects include developing a composition textbook based on popular culture and working on a project investigating the place of satire and irony in postmodern popular culture.
Publications as author:
The Working Life: Readings on Work, Labor, and Career. New York: Pearson Longman, 2003.
Articles in College English, Radical Teacher, The Henry James Review, and ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance.
Publications as editor:
Leaving Springfield: The Simpsons and the Possibilities of Oppositional Culture. Detroit: Wayne State UP, 2003.
The Canon in the Classroom: Pedagogical Implications of Canon Revision in American Literature. New York: Garland Publishing, 1995.
Instructor's Guide for The Heath Anthology of American Literature. 2nd-5th ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Also for The Concise Edition. 1st ed.