Mark Canada

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School of Humanities and Social Sciences/English and Language Studies IU Kokomo

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American literature, Edgar Allan Poe, Benjamin Franklin, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Thomas Wolfe, Lewis and Clark, English language (history and structure),media literacy.

Expert Bio

Mark Canada is a professor of English and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at Indiana University Kokomo, as well as a former journalist.

His six books include the new Audible "Original Edgar Allan Poe: Master of Horror​" (Audible, 2020), "Thomas Wolfe Remembered" (University of Alabama Press, 2018), "Introduction to Information Literacy for Students" (Wiley, 2017), and "Literature and Journalism in Antebellum America" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011). His articles on Benjamin Franklin, Edgar Allan Poe, Henry David Thoreau, Rebecca Harding Davis, Theodore Dreiser, student success, "fake news" and other topics have appeared in The Conversation, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Academic Minute, Southern Cultures, American Literary Realism, Edgar Allan Poe in Context, and other outlets.

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Updated on: March 16, 2021