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Gary Hoppenstand. Michigan State University.

Department of Writing, Rhetoric and American Culture.

253 Bessey Hall. East Lansing, MI 48824.

Email: hoppens2@msu.edu

 

2002-present   Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Popular Culture 

 

2003-present   Area Chair for “Westerns” for the Midwest Popular Culture Association.

 

2002-2004       Area Chair for “Mystery, Thrillers, and Detective and Crime Fiction” for the Midwest Popular Culture Association.

 

2002                                “SCRAM Award” Judge for Graduate Student Research, College of Arts and Letters, Michigan State University.

 

2001-2003       President of the National Popular Culture Association.

 

2001                “Somers Teaching Award” Judge for Graduate Student Teaching, Integrative Studies in the Arts and Humanities, Michigan State University.

 

1998-2001       Area Chair for Popular Culture Association Panels for the American

 Literature Association

 

1998                                “Somers Teaching Award” Judge for Graduate Student Teaching, Integrative Studies in the Arts and Humanities, Michigan State University.

 

1997-2002       Area Chair, “The Adventure Story,” National Popular Culture Association Conference.

 

1997                “John Cawelti Award” Judge, National Popular Culture Association Conference.

 

1996-1997       Area Chair, “The Works of Dean Koontz,” National Popular Culture Association Conference.

 

1995-1997              Vice President of the National Popular Culture Association.

 

1995                Member-at-Large Nominee (for Governing Board) for National American Culture Association.

 

1992-1999       “Russel B. Nye Award” Judge, National Popular Culture Association Conference.

 

1992-1993       Area Chair, “Horror and Dark Fantasy,” Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference.

 

1991-2002       Advisory Editor for Journal of Popular Culture, Bowling Green State University.

 

1991                Area Chair, “The Mystery Genre,” American Literature Association National Conference.

 

1989-1990       Secretary-Treasurer and Co-Program Coordinator of the Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference.

 

1989                                Area Chair, “Popular Film,” Midwest Popular Culture Association

Conference.

 

1988                Area Chair, “Detective Fiction and Melodrama,” Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference.

 

1988-2002       Advisory Editor for the Journal of Popular Literature, Bowling Green State University.

 

1988                Area Chair, “The Works of Stephen King,” Nineteenth Annual Meeting of the Popular Culture Association Conference.

 

1986                                Area Chair, “Popular Film” National Popular Culture Association

Conference.

 

1986                Area Chair, “Pulp Adventure Fiction,” National Popular Culture Association Conference.

 

1984-1996       Area Chair, “Adventure and Horror Genres,” National Popular Culture Association Conference.

 

1984                                Area Chair, “Horror Fiction,” National Popular Culture Association

Conference.

 

1983                Official Host for New Graduate Students at Bowling Green State University.