Michael Valdez-Moses

Michael Valdez-Moses
  • Discipline: Associate Professor of English
  • Organization: Duke University

Michael Valdez Moses is Associate Professor of English and a founding member of the Gerst Program for Political, Economic, and Humanistic Studies at Duke University.  He grew up in Los Angeles and was educated at Harvard, New College, Oxford, and the University of Virginia.  He is the author of The Novel and the Globalization of Culture (Oxford, 1995), editor of the essay collections,The Writings of J. M. Coetzee (Duke UP, 1994), and Modernism and Cinema (Edinburgh University Press, 2010), and co-editor ofModernism and Colonialism:  British and Irish Literature, 1900-1939 (Duke UP, 2007).  His main interests are in 20th-century British, Irish, comparative, and postcolonial literatures, modern cinema, and in the history of classical liberal political thought. He is co-editor of the journal, Modernist Cultures, and a contributing editor of Reason magazine. Professor Moses is the 2011-2012 recipient of the Roger B. Cox Distinguished Teaching Award given by Duke University.