Jim Zeigler teaches courses
in American literature after 1900, literary theory, and rhetoric.
His research concentrates on the culture of the early years of the Cold
War, with particular attention to the effect of anti-Communism on both
liberal political philosophy and the Civil Rights Movement. He has a
forthcoming publication in the Arizona Quarterly entitled
"Charles Olson’s American Studies: Call Me Ishmael and the Cold
War" and his past courses and seminars include "Cold War Culture, From
Science Fiction to the Kitchen", "Who's Stupid? A Survey of the Novel",
" Honors Rhetoric", and "Inhuman Fiction: Postmodernism,
Deconstruction, Animals, and Other Beasts."