Kevin Stadt

Kevin Stadt

  • Assistant Professor (Academic Writing)
  • Rm. 754, International Building
  • Phone: +82-2-2220-1735
  • Fax: +82-2-2220-0282


Kevin Stadt received his B.S. in philosophy from Illinois State University, his M.A. in teaching writing from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, and his Ph.D. in American literature from Northern Illinois University. His fiction, poetry, and essays can be found at

Courses taught in the DIS:

  • Academic Writing I
  • Academic Writing II
  • Career Development II

Selected Publications:

Academic Articles:

  • “‘Art becomes an attunement to the demonic’: Confronting the Hyperobject in McCarthy’s No Country for Old Men.”Studies in Modern Fiction, vol. 22, no. 1, 2015, pp. 1-19.
  • “Sheriff Bell’s Bad Faith: A Sartrean Perspective on Freedom and Anguish in McCarthy’s No Country for Old Men.” British and American Fiction, vol. 22, no. 2, 2015, pp. 159-177.
  • “Something New under the Unseen Sun: Escaping the Inescapable in Cormac McCarthy’s The Road.” Journal of American Studies, vol. 46, no. 2, 2014, pp. 299-316.
  • “Truth, Power, and Blood: Grotesque Violence and Postmodern Historiography in Morrison’s Paradise.” Journal of American Studies, vol. 43, no. 1, 2011, pp. 5-32
  • “Chuck Palahniuk’s Grotesque Violence: Self-Destruction and Postmodern Epistemology in Fight Club.” Studies in Modern Fiction, vol. 17, no. 2, 2010, pp. 263-291



Creative Nonfiction: