Lindsay Thomas

Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies

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Lindsay Thomas's research and teaching focus on the contemporary US literature, cultural studies, and the digital humanities. She is the author of Training for Catastrophe: Fictions of National Security after 9/11 (University of Minnesota Press, 2021). From 2017-2021, she was co-director of WhatEvery1Says, a multi-institutional public humanities project funded by the Mellon Foundation that used computational text analysis to examine public discourse on the value of the humanities on a large scale. Her scholarship and writing have appeared in journals such as American LiteratureContemporary Literature, and the Journal of Cultural Analytics, and she is currently working on a project about length and contemporary US literature.



2014Ph.D. , University of California, Santa Barbara

Professional Experience

- Co-director, WhatEvery1Says