About Prof. Todd

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Dr. Todd A. Comer. This will be the cover image for my next acoustic Americana CD. Photo by Elliot T. Comer.

Prof. Todd was a  tenured Professor of English and Director of Composition at Defiance College for fifteen years, and now lives and works in Marietta, Ohio, as an academic coach and an adjunct professor for the English Department and the PIO Program. 

Todd has most recently, with Dr. Christine Junker, co-edited a double issue for Studies in the Humanities focused on the intersection of disability studies and ecocriticism. The issue was published in April of 2020. 

In the winter of 2018, Todd published “The Politics of Disability in Octavia Butler‘s  Kindred” intoddcomer the Journal of Narrative TheoryIn the spring of 2017, Todd gave the keynote address at the SAGES Fifth Annual Interdisciplinary Student Conference (Akron, Ohio). His talk was entitled “Birth and the Mourning After: Posthumanism.” In 2016, Todd published “The Hidden Architecture of Disability in Chris Ware’s Building Stories” (in Disability in Comic Books and Graphic Narratives) and the “The Disabled Hero: Being and Ethics in Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings” (Mythlore). Todd has co-edited Terror and the Cinematic Sublime: Essays on Violence and the Unpresentable in Post-9/11 Film and Sexual Ideology in the Works of Alan Moore. Todd has also published on Joel and Ethan Coen’s The Big Lebowski, Samuel R. Delany’s Dhalgren, Flann O’Brien’s At-Swim-Two-Birds, and Doctor Who.

Todd is on LinkedIn and on Humanities Common. Here is his CV.

Email: proftod@gmail.com

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