Alex E. Blazer

Alex E. Blazer is Professor of English at Georgia College & State University. After studying literature and photography at Denison University, he earned a Ph.D. in twentieth-century literature and critical theory at The Ohio State University. He has also taught at the University of Louisville and Grand Valley State University.


His poetry scholarship focused on the relationship between critical theory and American poetry in the 1970s and 1980s. His research on the contemporary American novel examines the relationship between postmodern culture and existential madness. Recently, he has published published a journal article on the film Donnie Darko and presented conference papers on the graphic novel Fight Club 2 by Chuck Palahniuk, the television show Twin Peaks, and the debut novel A Short Film about Disappointment by Joshua Mattson.


He teaches a variety of courses in twenty- and twenty-first century American literature, critical theory, and popular culture. Last fall, he taught teaching Composition, Critical Theory, and Evolution of Film. In the spring, he taught American Literature and the Postmodern Novel. In the fall, he will teach Sci-Fi and Philosophy and Methods of Research.


His administrative and service roles include Secretary of University Senate and Secretary of Executive Committee of University Senate, chair Master's Committee, and advisor of Sigma Tau Delta and The Film Club.


Quote of the Month


I get this feeling I'm in motion

A sudden sense of liberty.

New Order, "True Faith" / previous


Link of the Month


Macon Little Theatre / previous



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