Steven Holmes



Negative Estrangement: Fantasy and Race in the Drow and Drizzt Do’Urden.” Mythlore 143 vol 42, issue 1, Fall/Winter 2023, pp. 121-146.

“Toward a General Theory of Digital Identities: Overlooking Serial Experiments Lain.” Science Fiction Film and Television, vol. 16, no. 1-2, 2023, pp. 51–74, 

“Rainbows and Unicorns: The Influence of Bubbline on Apocalyptic Film and Animation.” Analyzing Adventure Time: Critical Essays On Cartoon Network’s World of Ooo. Edited by Paul Thomas. McFarland, 2023.

“From The Day After to The 100: Nuclear Weapons on Television.” Studies in the Fantastic, vol. 6, no. 1, 2018, pp. 70–94,

"The Psychosomatic Zombie Man: The Postmodern Subject in Warm Bodies." The Written Dead: Essays on the Literary Dead, McFarland, 2017.

"'You Are Not in Control': Spec Ops the Line and the Banality of War." War Gothic in Literature and Culture. Edited by Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet and Steffen Hantke, Routledge, 2016.

“Playing Past the ‘straight Male Gamer’: From Modding Edwin(a) to Bisexual Zevran in BioWare Games.” Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Popular Fantasy, 1st ed., Routledge, 2016, pp. 117–32,


Ph.D.               PhD in English, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, May 2017

M.A.                Master of Arts in English, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, May 2011

B.A.                 Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley, May 2008


Fall Semester 2024
  • ENG-306: Argumentative Writing

Spring Semester 2024
  • ENG-100: Composition I
  • ENG-100: Composition I

Fall Semester 2023
  • ENG-200: Composition II

Summer Semester 2023
  • ENG-100: Composition I

Spring Semester 2023
  • ENG-200: Composition II
  • ENG-306: Argumentative Writing

Fall Semester 2022
  • ENG-100: Composition I
  • ENG-190: Composition I for Transfers