The University of Iowa

Jeff Porter

Jeff Porter
Associate Professor
Office: 
305A EPB
Phone: 
319-335-0468
Curriculum Vitae: 
Research Interests: 
Nonfiction Writing; Digital Media; 20th-Century Literature & Culture; Director of Undergraduate Writing

Jeff Porter is the author of Oppenheimer Is Watching Me. His essays have appeared in Antioch Review, Isotope, Northwest Review, Shenandoah, Missouri Review, Hotel Amerika, Wilson Quarterly, Contemporary Literature, Blackbird, and other journals. His film and radio work includes The Men Who Dance the Giglio, Writing on Rock: N. Scott Momaday, Dublin USA, Herby Sings the Blues, and The Angel of History. He is an Associate Professor in English at The University of Iowa, where he specializes in contemporary literature and culture, radio, film and new media studies, and literary nonfiction. His current project focuses on the history and theory of radiophonic literature. With Patricia Foster, he is co-editor of Understanding the Essay, forthcoming from Broadview Press.

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