Gary Weissman

Contact Information

Gary Weissman
Position Associate Professor, Area Director of Literary & Cultural Studies
Office Location McMicken Hall Room 350F 
Phone (513) 556-3206
Fax (513) 556-5960
Mail Location 0069


Gary Weissman

Gary Weissman, Associate Professor


School Degree
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Ph.D., English and Modern Studies, 1999
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee M.A., English and Modern Studies, 1993
Brown University
B.A., Art-Semiotics, 1990


Research Interests

Gary Weissman, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature and affiliate faculty member of Judaic Studies, is the author of the books The Writer in the Well: On Misreading and Rewriting Literature (The Ohio State University Press, 2016), in the Theory and Interpretation of Narrative series, and Fantasies of Witnessing: Postwar Efforts to Experience the Holocaust (Cornell University Press, 2004). His essays have appeared in a number of volumes and journals including College English; Reader: Essays on Reader-Oriented Theory, Criticism, and Pedagogy; and Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities. He works in the areas of literary theory and pedagogy, narrative theory, Holocaust studies, film studies, and photography studies. He teaches introductory courses on critical theory, cultural studies, and English studies, and more specialized courses on a variety of themes and subjects, including Theories of Authorship, Theories of Reading, and Horror Films.