Dr. David Haeselin is a lecturer in the English Department of The University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, ND. His research interests include American literature after 1945, multimodal writing, the publishing industry, teaching with technologies, media history and theory, science fiction, ecocriticism, and the cultural history of information.
At UND, Dr. Haeselin teaches classes in the Writing, Editing, and Publishing program, digital humanities, multimodal and digital writing for public audiences, and in contemporary American literature and culture.
Dr. Haeselin is an active member of humanities and interdisciplinary projects across campus. He works with The UND Writers Conference and serves on the editorial board of The Digital Press @ The University of North Dakota. Dr. Haeselin also designed the writing curriculum for STEAM Energy (an interdisciplinary project which develops renewable energy lessons for primary and secondary school teachers across North Dakota) and co-directs the DIY Discourse Project along with Dr. Chris Basgier (English) and Dr. Travis Desell (Computer Science) which analyzes the relationship between expert and amateur discourse communities by mining the social media website Reddit. Finally, Dr. Haeselin produces, designs, and edits web content for The Center for Regional Climate Studies to help communicate scientific research about extreme weather events and agricultural productivity to the public.
You can read his scholarship at Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction and Hybrid Pedagogy. His recent public writing can be found at The Los Angeles Review of Books, Public Books, and other venues.