Paul Bradley Bellew received his PhD in English in 2014 and is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Western Languages and Literatures department at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey, where he teaches humanities. Paul’s research focuses on American modernism, poetry and poetics, material and archival studies, and queer theory. He also has additional teaching interests in generalist humanities, British and transnational modernism, 19th century American and British literature, digital humanities, and composition. He defended his dissertation–“Ephemeral Arrangements: Modernism, Queerness, and Coalition in Amy Lowell, Langston Hughes, and Hart Crane”–in September 2014 and is currently at work developing it into a book titled The Sex Lives of Poems: Queer Material Modernism. He has published in Scholarly Editing and has articles forthcoming for publication in both Twentieth-Century Literature and The Journal of Modern Literature.
He has taught first-year composition as well as introductory literature and upper-division literature courses.