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Joseph L. V. Donica











Joseph L. V. Donica (contributor) is a professor of American literature and scholar of memory studies at City University of New York's Bronx Community College. More info about Joseph can be found here.



Noah Simon Jampol

Noah Simon Jampol (contributor) is an Assistant Professor of English at Bronx Community College. His teaching and research are concerned with the morality, fantastic genres, and memory. Noah’s work has been published in Literary Matters, Slayage, Robert Penn Warren Studies, The Shawangunk Review, Developmental Studies, and Cognition. His most recent work, the co-authored book Not of the Living Dead: The Non-Zombie Films of George R. Romero, was published by McFarland earlier this year. Noah lives with his partner and their 9.25-lb. rescue mutt in Jersey City.



Stephanie Pietros

Stephanie Pietros (contributor) is Associate Professor of English and Director of the Honors Program at College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, Bronx, NY. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in SEL Studies in English Literature 1500-1900, MLA’s Approaches to Teaching ‘Romeo and Juliet, Early Modern Culture, Early Modern Women, Shakespeare Bulletin, and elsewhere. One of her professional goals is to teach Shakespeare’s entire canon; her current count is 29/38 plays, and she plans to host a campus-wide party when she’s done. In her spare time, she enjoys British TV, playing the violin, and intestine local politics, as well as coaching little league, where she has a perfect record of preventing bat injuries in the dugout for two seasons running.



Leah Richards

Leah Richards (editor/contributor) is Professor of English at LaGuardia Community College, CUNY. She is the co-executive editor of the academic journal Supernatural Studies, co-editor of the volume Representation in Steven Universe (Palgrave, 2020), and co-author of Not of the Living Dead: The Non-Zombie Films of George R. Romero (McFarland, 2023), and she works primarily in the fields of the Gothic and the monstrous. She has published articles on Dracula and Romero's Land of the Dead, as well as reference entries and witty posts on social media, and has also co-authored theater reviews for Culture Catch. When not reviewing, writing, editing, or teaching, she thinks a lot about Marx, smashing the patriarchy, and new recipes for her Instant Pot. She collects eyeliner and cat hair, and loves coffee and Guinness equally.



John R. Ziegler

John R. Ziegler (editor/contributor) is Professor of English at Bronx Community College. He is the co-executive editor of the academic journal Supernatural Studies, co-editor of the volume Representation in Steven Universe (Palgrave, 2020), co-author of Not of the Living Dead: The Non-Zombie Films of George R. Romero (McFarland, 2023), and the author of Transnational Zombie Cinema, 2010-2020: Readings in a Mutating Tradition (Lexington, 2023), Queering the Family in The Walking Dead (Palgrave, 2018), and chapters in The Politics of Race, Gender and Sexuality in The Walking Dead (McFarland, 2018) and The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Dance (Oxford UP, 2019), as well as articles in various academic journals and reference books. He has also contributed reviews of NYC theater, co-written with Leah Richards, to Culture Catch.



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  1. We would like to invite you to see and review a play on the true story of Richard III. I just sent you an email.

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