Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Dr. Cyndy Hendershot

Associate Professor of English


Education

  • Ph.D. English/Critical Theory, Texas Tech University, 1995
  • M.A. English, Texas Tech University, 1991
  • B.A. English/History, Eastern New Mexico, 1989

Teaching Specialties

  • Popular Literature
  • Film

Courses Taught

  • Literature and Film
  • Popular Literature

Research Interests

  • The Animal Within: Masculinity and the Gothic (University of Michigan, 1998)
  • I Was A Cold War Monster (Popular Press, 2001)
  • Paranoia, The Bomb, and 1950's Science Fiction Films (Popular Press, 1999)
  • Anti-Communism and Popular Culture at Mid-Century (McFarland, 2003)
  • "Curses of the Brown Recluse Spider." Short Documentary, 2004
  • Current Project:
    Juvenile Delinquency films from 1950-1965

Honors/Awards

  • Middle Eastern Studies Grant 2006
  • Dean's Research Award 2000
  • College of Arts and Sciences Research Award, 2000