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Dr Nicholas Monk - Director

Nick Monk

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Dr Nicholas Monk is Associate Professor and Director of IATL. He is also adjunct Associate Professor in the Faculty of Arts at Monash University, Warwick's partner institution in Australia. He became an HEA National Teaching Fellow in 2013, and received Warwick's Butterworth Award for Teaching Excellence in 2008/9. He currently oversees the Erasmus + project, BLASTER (The Best Liberal Arts and Science Teaching Expanded and Reinforced), and he is responsible for IATL's suite of interdisciplinary modules, including 'Forms of Identity', which he co-teaches with Monash, and 'Laughter: a Transdisciplinary Approach.' He is lead author on Open-space Learning: a Transdisciplinary Pedagogy (Bloomsbury, 2011).

His other research interests include contemporary American fiction: his monograph on Cormac McCarthy for the University of New Mexico Press, True and Living Prophet of Destruction: Cormac McCarthy and Modernity, was published in 2016. Before receiving his PhD from Warwick Nicholas studied at Rutgers University in the US where he received an MA in 2003. He has taught the practical version of 'Shakespeare and Selected Dramatists of His Time' for finalists in the Department of English at Warwick, a module of his own design, 'Drama, Performance, and Identity post-1955,' and the MA module 'Literatures of the American Southwest.' Nicholas runs workshops across the University faculties, and for the Learning and Development Centre. He is supervising PhDs on Cormac McCarthy, and Native American literature. Nicholas sits on a number of University-wide committees including the Board of Graduate studies, and the Academic Quality and Standards Committee.


Nicholas dot Monk at warwick dot ac dot uk


024 761 50528


Senate House