Bio


Dr. Shannon Hervey has a BA in English, an MA in Rhetoric and Composition, and a PhD in English Literature all from the University of California, Riverside. Her work as a literary and cultural scholar focuses on American Literature and Culture from 1900 - present. In particular, she is interested in Cold War Literature and Culture, Popular American Literature and Culture, Young Adult Literature, Posthumanism, the Digital Humanities, Writing Pedagogy, and Multimodal Composition. Dr. Shannon Hervey is currently teaching a PWR 1 course titled, "The Rhetoric of Containment: Cold War Ideology Post 9/11" and a PWR 2 course titled, "The Rhetoric of Activism." She was most recently a University Writing Program instructor at UC Riverside where she was also a Mellon Research Fellow.

Academic Appointments


  • Lecturer, Stanford Introductory Studies - Program in Writing and Rhetoric

Current Research and Scholarly Interests


SPECIALIZATION: Cold War Literature and Culture, Popular American Literature and Culture, Young Adult Literature, Posthumanism, the Digital Humanities, Writing Pedagogy, and Multimodal Composition