Andrew Ferguson Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Andrew Ferguson

Tucker Hall 019


Ph.D., English Language and Literature, University of Virginia
M.A., Science Fiction Studies, University of Liverpool
M.A., English Literature, University of Tulsa
B.A., Liberal Arts, St. John’s College (Annapolis)


Twentieth and twenty-first texts and media, videogames, speculative fictions, cultural and critical theory


ENGL 232: The Novel
WRIT 100: Writing Seminar for First-Years: Conspiracies and the Paranoid Style

Selected Publications

R.A. Lafferty. A critical biography of 75,000 words, prepared for the “Masters of Modern
Science Fiction” series. Under contract with University of Illinois Press.

“Let’s Play Finnegans Wake.” Hypermedia Joyce Studies 13:1 (2014).
“R.A. Lafferty’s Escape From Flatland; or, How to Build a World in Three Easy Steps.” Science Fiction Studies 42:3 (November 2014).
“Mirror World, Minus World: Glitching Nabokov’s Pale Fire.” Textual Cultures 8:1 (Spring 2013) [released 2014], 105–20.

Edited Journal
“Videogames and Science Fiction.” With introduction. Foundation 120 (Summer 2015).

Honors and Awards

Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship for Archival Research, Univ. of Oregon 2015
Battestin Fellowship, Bibliographic Society of America 2015
Praxis Program Fellowship, Scholars Lab, Univ. of Virginia 2014
R.D. Mullen Research Fellowship, Univ. of California-Riverside 2012
Trieste James Joyce School Scholarship, Univ. di Trieste 2012