Zack Kruse

Assistant Professor-Fixed Term
Film Studies

Office: C711 Wells Hall

Dr. Zack Kruse is scholar of literature and visual media, including comics, film, and television. He is the author Mysterious Travelers: Steve Ditko and the Search for a New Liberal Identity from University of Mississippi Press, and his publications have appeared in Critique: Studies in Contemporary FictionInks: The Journal of the Comics Studies Society, Studies in Comics, and Source: Notes on the History of Art, among other places. Zack is also the President of the Advisory Board for the Michigan State University Comics Forum and previously served as the managing editor for The Journal of Popular Culture. Outside of academia, Zack has produced his own comics, and his strip, Mystery Solved!,was serialized in the Center for Inquiry’s Skeptical Inquirer Magazine.