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.