Andrew Hoberek - Biography

Contribution: Thinking Institutionally: Argo, Zero Dark Thirty, and the Politics of Contemporary Historical Films


Andrew Hoberek is Associate Professor of English at the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he teaches classes in twentieth and twenty-first-century US literature and culture. He is the author of The Twilight of the Middle Class: Post-World War II American Fiction and White-Collar Work (Princeton, 2005), and is finishing a new book on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ seminal graphic novel of the mid-1980s Watchmen. In addition, he is also pursuing projects on post-1960 US fiction and foreign policy and contemporary fiction writers’ turn to popular genres. He is currently President of the Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present, an international organization dedicated to fostering conservation across the arts, and between artists and critics, and he encourages interested people everywhere to join the group.