Shelley ReesAssociate Professor of English, English Department Coordinator
Davis Hall, Room 222C
Dr. Rees's research interests include 19th-century British literature, popular culture and media studies, grammar and composition, gender studies, speculative fiction, skepticism and humanism. She serves as Area Chair of General Literature for the SW/TX Popular Culture Association Conference. On campus, Dr. Rees is faculty sponsor for the USAO Secular Student Alliance, The Guild, the Gamer Club, and the SF/Fantasy Club. Her most recent publications are "Frontier Values Meet Big-City Zombies: The Old West in A&E's The Walking Dead," in Undead in the West: Vampires, Zombies, Mummies, and Ghosts on the Cinematic Frontier; and Reading Mystery Science Theater 3000: Critical Approaches, from Scarecrow Press.
Thanks to the human heart by which we live, / Thanks to its tenderness, its joys, and fears, / To me the meanest flower that blows can give / Thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears. "Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood" by William Wordsworth