Natalie Wilson, PhD is a literature and women’s studies scholar, blogger, and author. Dr Wilson teaches at Cal State San Marcos and specializes in feminist analysis of popular culture and contemporary literature.
She is currently co-authoring Feminist Perspectives on Zombies, Vampires, and Witches:
Radical Monstrosity in Literature, Film, & TV, with Dr. Heidi Breuer. The book is forthcoming from Routledge in late 2016 or early 2017. Dr. Wilson has presented portions of this work at Popular Culture Conferences and will be giving various talks drawn from the book in 2015-2016.
Dr. Wilson is working on a second book, Feminist Shorts, a primer book aimed for introductory courses in Women’s Studies and other related disciplines. This book is under consideration at Palgrave/MacMillan.
Her first book Seduced by Twilight, was released from McFarland Press in March 2011. The book examines the Twilight cultural phenomenon from a feminist perspective, The book has been used in various college courses, purchased by libraries throughout the nation, sold at various Pop Culture events, and is available for purchase at Amazon and the McFarland website. She also edited and contributed to the Theorizing Twilight anthology, also available at Amazon and via McFarland publishers. She wrote the forward for Screening Twilight and is featured in the anthology Bitten by Twilight.
In addition to teaching and writing books, Dr. Wilson regularly writes for Ms. Magazine Blog.
She is the creator of the blogs Professor, what if…? and Seduced by Twilight. And has been featured as a guest columnist at Birch Flicks, Womanist Musings and The Society Pages, among others. Her column “Pop Goes Feminism” is avaliable at Girl with Pen.
Dr. Wilson’s work has also been published in numerous academic journals and anthologies..