Ryan Topper, Ph.D.

I am Associate Professor of English at Western Oregon University. In 2018 I received my Ph.D. in English from the University of Leeds. I specialize in global Anglophone literature and postcolonial studies, with an emphasis on 20th-21st century African literature. My research focuses on trauma and memory studies, postcolonial theory and poetics, global modernism, indigenous knowledge systems, and religion and the postsecular.