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January 6, 2010

Natalie Wilson is a literature and women’s studies scholar and writer. Dr.Wilson regularly presents at national and international conferences, delivers talks at college campuses and for feminist organizations, writes books, articles, film reviews and blog posts, and teaches at Cal State San Marcos. She 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 another book, Feminist Shorts, a concise introduction to feminism aimed at introductory courses in Women’s Studies and other related disciplines.

Her first book, Seduced by Twilight, was released from McFarland Press in March 2011. The  book examined the Twilight cultural phenomenon from a feminist perspective, The book has been featured in online, print, and television news outlets, 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.

Dr. Wilson 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  writing, teaching, and speaking at public events, Dr. Wilson regularly writes film reviews 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 Bitch 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.

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