Lucas Townsend

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My PhD thesis is titled The Intermodernist Poetics of Ian Fleming and Graham Greene.


MA English - Florida Atlantic University (2020) - Boca Raton, FL

BA English - Winthrop University (2017) - Rock Hill, SC

Trustee and Membership Secretary of the Graham Greene Birthplace Trust

Associate Editor of The International Journal of James Bond Studies

Research interests

Twentieth century literature, culture, and history; modernism; intermodernism; postmodernism; film studies; genre fiction and films; spy fiction and films; thriller fiction and films; fin-de-siècle (1890s); 1990s; the twenty-first century global novel; Caribbean literature and history; structuralism; post-structuralism; architecture; maps and false documents; Ian Fleming; Graham Greene


University of Roehampton, London, UK—Assistant Lecturer

  • ENG020N261H Magic, Murder, and Mystery in London Literature (Summer 2022; 2 classes, Summer 2023)
  • ENG020N214 Genre in Context: the Spy Thriller (Summer 2021)

Wingate University, Wingate, NC, USA—Adjunct Professor

  • GPS 210 Global Perspectives in Literature (Fall 2021)
  • ENG 110 University Writing and Research (2 classes, Fall 2021)

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, USA—Instructor of Record 

  • ENC 1939 Special Topics: Judges, Juries, and Executioners (2 classes, Spring 2020, partly online due to COVID-19)
  • ENC 1102 College Writing II (2 classes, Spring 2019)
  • ENC 1101 College Writing I (5 classes total: Fall 2018, Summer 2019, Fall 2019)