Frank Fucile


Research Interests: 20th Century Literature, Environmental (Post)Humanities, Military History, Genre Studies, Film & Photography, Creative Writing


Frank Fucile is a PhD candidate in American Studies with concentrations in literature, history, and media studies.  His dissertation, titled Terra Sacra, combines theories of biopolitics, material ecocriticism, and visual studies to develop a post-humanist framework for American war literature that accounts for technological and environmental history.  Frank is also the poetry editor of the William and Mary Review and has published creative work in Kenyon Review and elsewhere.  He lives near Jamestown with his wife, son, and two cats.  Before moving to Williamsburg, Frank was an adjunct instructor and union organizer at Temple University

MA English / Creative Writing, Temple University, 2007

AB cum laude English / Creative Writing, Dartmouth College, 2005

Conference Presentations
Southern Historical Association (2016)
Association for Studies in Literature and the Environment (2013, 2015)
Futures of American Studies Institute (2014)
American Literature Association (2014)
Film & History (2013, 2014)

Western Literature Association (2013)

Courses Taught
As Teaching Fellow:  Landscapes of War
As Teaching Assistant:  American Way of War, Sexuality in America
As Adjunct:  Science Fiction & Social Critique, Rhetoric of War, Intro to Poetry, Fiction Writing