Heather Duerre Humann, Ph.D.: Summer 2017 FGCU Author Series Nominee

Congratulations to Dr. Heather Duerre Humann, our 45th honoree in the FGCU Author Series of recently published books authored or edited by FGCU faculty and staff. Dr. Humann’s book, Gender Bending Detective Fiction: A Critical Analysis of Selected Works, will be featured on the Library website during the summer months of May, June, and July 2017 and displayed on a poster in the first floor of Library West in the FGCU Authors and New Books area.

Dr. Heather Duerre Humann is the author of two books, Domestic Abuse in the Novels of African American Women: A Critical Study (2014) and Gender Bending Detective Fiction: A Critical Analysis of Selected Works (2017). She currently teaches in the Department of Language and Literature at Florida Gulf Coast University. Prior to joining the faculty of FGCU, Dr. Humann taught at the University of Alabama and at Shelton State Community College.

In addition to publishing the two aforementioned books, she has also published numerous articles, essays, and book reviews which have appeared in African American Review, Clues: A Journal of Detection, Chelsea, Children’s Literature Association Quarterly, South Atlantic Review, Interdisciplinary Literary Studies, Studies in the Novel, Indiana Review, Obsidian: Literature in the African Diaspora, Studies in American Culture, Journal of Popular Film and Television, and elsewhere.

Each month a recent book authored by FGCU staff or faculty is selected and placed on display with an accompanying poster on the first floor of Library West in the FGCU Authors and New Books area. The author and book are also featured on the Library’s website, news blog, and Facebook page. FGCU faculty and staff are encouraged to notify the relevant subject specialist librarian if they publish a book.