Congratulations to Heather Duerre Humann, Ph.D., our 76th honoree in the FGCU Author Series of recently published books authored or edited by FGCU faculty and staff. Dr. Humann’s book Reality Simulation in Science Fiction Literature, Film, and Television will be featured on the FGCU Library’s digital media channels during November 2020 and displayed on a poster on the first floor of Library West in the FGCU Authors and New Books area.
Heather Duerre Humann is the author of four books: Domestic Abuse in the Novels of African American Women: A Critical Study (2014), Gender Bending Detective Fiction: A Critical Analysis of Selected Works (2017), Another Me: The Doppelgänger in 21st Century Fiction, Television and Film (2018), and Reality Simulation in Science Fiction Literature, Film, and Television (2019). In addition to publishing these books, her numerous articles and book reviews appear in African American Review, Clues: A Journal of Detection, South Atlantic Review, Studies in American Culture, Journal of Popular Film and Television, and elsewhere. She earned a Ph.D. in American Literature from the University of Alabama and now teaches full-time in the Department of Language and Literature. An editorial board member for Atwood Studies and Studies in American Culture, Dr. Humann also serves as the faculty advisor for FGCU - Odyssey.