Jeffrey Cain, Ph.D.
Jeffrey Patton Cain, Ph.D., is Chair of the English Department as well as Coordinator of Assessment for the College of Arts and Sciences at Sacred Heart University. He joined the SHU faculty in 2009. He reviews books and articles for the scholarly journal, Deleuze Studies, and he is a past president of the Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA). Recently, he finished a term of service on the executive board of the National Popular Culture/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA).
Degrees and Certifications
- Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut in 1999
He teaches composition classes at both the introductory and advanced levels. His other regular courses include both History and Structure of the English Language and Critical Theory.
Research Interests & Grants
Dr. Cain's research interests include post-structuralist literary theory and cultural studies.
Publications and Presentations
He has published articles and presented several conference papers focusing on the work of noted French theorist Gilles Deleuze. He is currently at work on a book that explores the links between everyday cultural artifacts and the concept of abstract or social machines.