Associate Professor of English

Education: Tulane University, Ph.D.; University of Maine, M.A.; University of Calgary, B.A

Interests: Nerd Culture, Science Fiction, Music

Research Interests: Pulp Magazines; Robert E. Howard; Antebellum American Popular Culture; Exploitation Films

Jonas Prida teaches a variety of courses in English and Cultural Studies, ranging from survey courses to literary theory. His area of focus is American popular culture from 1840-1940 with an emphasis in pulp and genre fiction. He earned his PhD in English from Tulane University in 2006 and has worked at College of St. Joseph since 2008. His recent publications include an article on antebellum American popular writer George Lippard for the American Writers Series and editing the monograph, Conan Meets the Academy, for McFarland Press. He is presently working on an article on HP Lovecraft and researching for an upcoming book on Weird Tales.

Main College Phone: (802) 773-5900, ext: 3212
Direct Line: (802) 776-5212
Email: jonas.prida@csj.edu