Lisa Yaszek

Professor of Science Fiction Studies




Lisa Yaszek is Professor and Associate Chair of School of Literature, Media, and Communication at Georgia Tech. Her research interests include science fiction, cultural history, gender studies, critical race studies and science and technology studies.  Her essays on science fiction as a global language crossing centuries, cultures and continents appear in journals including ExtrapolationNWSA Journal and Rethinking History. Her books include Galactic Suburbia: Recovering Women’s Science Fiction (Ohio State University Press 2008); Practicing Science Fiction: Critical Essays on Writing, Reading and Teaching the Genre (McFarland 2010); and Sisters of Tomorrow: The First Women of Science Fiction (Wesleyan Press, forthcoming Spring 2016).

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