Department of English

M.J. Cunniff

B.A. English, Wellesley College, 2011., M.A. English, University of Massachusetts Boston, 2015
Research Interests Gender and Sexuality Studies, Poetry and Poetics, Queer Theory/Gay and Lesbian Studies, Science Fiction & Fantasy


My work focuses on the intersections of aesthetics, affect, and form in modernist and contemporary poetry. Secondarily, I am also interested in concepts of alterity and difference in SF/F and genre fiction, and in queer and feminist theories of the environmental and nonhuman.

Courses Taught:

ENGL0200x Unrealism: Science Fiction & Speculative Literature