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Athabasca University

Mark A. McCutcheon

Associate Professor, English



  • B.A. English (University of Guelph)
  • M.A. English and McLuhan Program (University of Toronto)
  • Ph.D. Literary and Theatre Studies (University of Guelph)


Dr. Mark A. McCutcheon is Associate Professor with the Centre for Humanities and the MA in Integrated Studies program. He teaches ENGL 303, ENGL 304, ENGL 373, and ENGL 431, as well as ENGL 633, LTST 637, and MAIS 606 for MA-IS. Additional courses, on the digital literary and on the nineteenth-century novel, are currently in development. Mark researches Canadian popular culture, postcolonial studies, copyright, adaptation studies, Romantic literature, and media theory. His current projects investigate Canadian adaptations of Frankenstein and the cultural politics of copyright. He has also published literary work and book reviews. Some of his recent publications are available in Open Access format below.

Recent Research Publications

The TPP will invalidate millions of dollars of tax-payer funded research in Canada': Implications of the TPP for Canadian literature and literary studies. English Matters: The ACCUTE Blog, 7 Jun. 2016.

The DJ as Critic, 'constructing a sort of argument'. English Studies in Canada 41.4 (2015): 93-124.

Editor. New Fronts in the Copyfight: Multidisciplinary Directions in Critical Copyright Studies. Part 2 Special series in Digital Studies/Le champ numérique 6 (2015-16).

"Institutions and Interpellations of the Dubject, the Doubled and Spaced Self." The Digital Nexus: Identity, Agency, and Political Engagement. Ed. Raphael Foshay. Edmonton: Athabasca UP, 2016. 127-50.

Recent Creative Work

Lunar Sonata" [poem]. Tigershark ezine 11 (2016): 9.

"Here is where was" [poem]. Existere 35.2 (2016): 21.

Spotlight Session guest DJ mix [drum & bass]. Bassport.FM, London, 4 Apr. 2015. Rpt. in Mixcloud.

Updated July 24 2014 by Student & Academic Services

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