Dawn Keetley earned her PhD in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is Professor of English, teaching horror /gothic literature, film, and television at Lehigh University in Bethlehem PA, where she is Chair of the English Department. She has most recently published in the Horror Studies, Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, the Journal of Popular Television, the Journal of Film and Video, and Gothic Studies. She is the editor of We’re All Infected: Essays on AMC’s The Walking Dead and the Fate of the Human (McFarland, 2014) and the co-editor of The Politics of Race, Gender and Sexuality in The Walking Dead (McFarland, 2018). She is the co-editor (with Angela Tenga) of Plant Horror: Approaches to the Monstrous Vegetal in Fiction and Film (Palgrave, 2016) and (with Matthew Wynn Sivils) of The Ecogothic in Nineteenth-century American Literature (Routledge, 2017). Her monograph, Making a Monster: Jesse Pomeroy, the Boy Murderer of 1870s Boston, was published by the University of Massachusetts Press in 2017. Keetley is working on essays on ecogothic and ecohorror, a monograph on folk horror under contract with the University of Wales Press, and a collection of essays on Jordan Peele’s Get Out under contract with the Ohio State University Press. She writes regularly for a horror website she co-created, www.HorrorHomeroom.com.