Dr Susan McHugh (USA)

Susan McHugh teaches courses in writing, literary theory, and animal studies.  She is the author of Animal Stories: Narrating across Species Lines, a volume in the University of Minnesota Press's Posthumanities series, as well as Dog, a volume in Reaktion Books' groundbreaking Animal series.

She has published dozens of essays in edited collections and peer-reviewed journals, including Critical Inquiry, Literature and Medicine, and PMLA: Publications of the Modern Language Association of America.  Her ongoing research focuses on the intersections of biological and cultural extinction. 

McHugh is a member of the editorial boards of Antennae: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture, Humanimalia: A Journal of Human-Animal Interface Studies, and she is the Humanities Managing Editor of Society & Animals.  She serves as an advisory board member for the H-Animal Discussion Network, and as faculty advisor to Zephyr: UNE's Journal of Artistic Expression.  She was a founding fellow of UNE's Center for Global Humanities.

For more about her research and teaching in these areas, visit her website. McHugh is also an Advisory Board member of theH-Animal Discussion Network.