Lindsay Thomas

Asst. Professor

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Lindsay Thomas specializes in the digital humanities, media studies, and contemporary American literature. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Surveillance & Society, American Literature, Contemporary Literature, and American Literature in Transition: 2000-2010. Her current book project, Training for Catastrophe: National Security and the Fictions of the Future, argues that the media of the national security state train us to accept catastrophe as part of everyday life. She is also co-director of WhatEvery1Says, a computational text analysis project that explores the shape of contemporary public discourse on the value of the humanities.



2014Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara

Professional Experience

- Co-director, WhatEvery1Says