• Assistant Professor, English


  • Tanner Humanities Center Technology and A.I. Book Club Discussion of I, Robot by Isaac Asimov. Presentation, Presented, 10/29/2020.
  • Panelist: Book Release Event for Evidence of Being: The Black Gay Cultural Renaissance and the Politics of Violence by Darius Bost. University of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT. Other, Presented, 09/19/2019.
  • Presenter: Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) 2019. “‘In the Middle of History’: Eerie Temporalities, Narrative Revision, and the Shaping of Octavia Butler’s Kindred (1979).” Honolulu, HI. June 24, 2019. Conference Paper, Presented, 06/24/2019.


  • W Andrew Shephard (2021). “A House of My Own”: Nalo Hopkinson’s Midnight Robber (2000), Postcoloniality, and Narrative Revision”. Again, Lingua Cosmica: More Science Fiction From Around the World. Accepted, 09/2021.
  • W. Andrew Shephard (2020). Review of "A Century of Weird FIction, 1832-1937: Disgust, Metaphysics, and the Aesthetics of Cosmic Horror". Studies in the Fantastic. Vol. 9, 171-175. Published, 10/02/2020.
  • W. Andrew Shephard (2019). "Ted Chiang". Wiley-Blackwell's Encyclopedia of American Fiction, 1980-2020. Accepted, 12/2019.
  • W. Andrew Shephard (2019). “‘This End of Everything': The Southern Reach Trilogy and the Already Ended World”, a contribution to “Area X: Five Years Later”. SFRA Review. Vol. 330, 40-48. Published, 11/2019.
  • W. Andrew Shephard (2019). “‘All is Always Now’: Slavery, Retrocausality, and Recividistic Progress in Samuel R. Delany’s Empire Star.”. New Centennial Review Vol. 19, No. 2. 1-20. Published, 07/2019.
  • W. Andrew Shephard (2019). “Afrofuturism in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries.” . (pp. 101-120). Cambridge History of Science Fiction. Published, 01/2019.
  • W. Andrew Shephard (2018). Review of “Lost in Space (2018) [TV Series]” . (pp. 37-39). Vol. 325. SFRA Review. Published, 06/2018.
  • W. Andrew Shephard (2017). Review of “BrainDead [TV Series]” . (pp. 26-28). Vol. 319. SFRA Review. Published, 03/2017.
  • W. Andrew Shephard (2014). Review of “Orphan Black [TV Series]” . (pp. 50-52). Vol. 309. SFRA Review. Published, 08/2014.