Professor of Political Science, Marymount Manhattan College
Telephone: 212 774 4845
Postal Address: Department of Political Science, Marymount Manhattan College, 221 East 71 Street, NY NY 10021 USA
Biography and Research Interests
Kent Worcester teaches political theory at Marymount Manhattan College. He is a longtime contributor to The Comics Journal and is a member of the Board of Advisors of the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art. He is the author or coeditor of seven books, including C.L.R. James: A Political Biography (1996), Arguing Comics: Literary Masters on a Popular Medium (2004, coedited with Jeet Heer), A Comics Studies Reader (2009, coedited with Jeet Heer), and The Superhero Reader (forthcoming, coedited with Charles Hatfield and Jeet Heer).
Research interests: The politics of popular culture; representations of 9/11; intellectuals and popular culture.