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Allison Bannister

Postdoctoral Teaching Associate in English

Allison Bannister is a cartoonist and comics scholar, with an MFA in Cartoon Studies from the Center for Cartoon Studies and a PhD in Communication and Rhetoric from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Her interests include multimodal storytelling, webcomics, art books, games, and the spaces where lines between media categories become blurred.

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Swann Foundation Library of Congress Fellowship Recipient, 2020

  • Bannister, Allison. “Book Review: Run, Book One.” EJournal of Public Affairs, vol. 10, no. 3, 2021.
  • Bannister, Allison. “A Fairytale Box ofThermochromic Fragments.”ImageTech:Comics and Materiality, special issue of ImageText, vol. 11, no. 3, 2020. archives/v11_3/bannister/
  • Bannister, Allison. “Agency, Identity, Sex, Gender and Pokémon Go.” Well Played, vol. 6, no. 3, 2017, pp. 1-20. doi: 10.1184/R1/6687032

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  • Education

    PhD in Communication and Rhetoric from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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  • Address

    035 Lake Hall
    360 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115

  • Office Hours

    Tuesdays 10:00-11:30 and Wednesdays 2:00-3:30

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