Bachelor of Arts English and creative writing, Miami University (2006)
Master of Arts English, The Ohio State University (2008)
Ph.D. in English, The Ohio State University (2013)
American literature, genre fiction, film and television, narrative theory, the novel, screenwriting
composition | literature | film | creative writing
“Perpendicular Politics: Lines of Resistance in Snowpiercer and The Platform.” Popular Culture Association South, New Orleans, October 2022.
“Misogyny Loves Company: Rob Reiner’s Misery as an Intertextual Tool for Teaching Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’.” Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association, Washington D.C., April 2019.
“Retrospective Narration, Character Space, Affect: The Case of My Antonia.” Northeast Modern Language Association, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2018.
“Crowds in Nineteenth-Century Fiction and Historical Writing.” Co-authored with Alan Palmer. Poetics Today 38.3 (September 2017). Duke University Press.
“Notes from the Dawn Powell ‘Revival’: A Time to be Born as Media Satire.” American Literature Association, San Francisco, CA, May 2016.
Before coming to Thomas More University, Stier taught for nine years at Lake Erie College in Painesville, Ohio, where he was also the director of the Honors Program.
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