Paul Cook

Ross-Blakley Hall 252
PO Box 871401
Principal Lecturer MY
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1401

Biography

Lecturer, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Education

Ph.D., University of Utah

Dr. Paul Cook teaches courses in American and British Literature as well as ASU's first online course in Science Fiction.  As a professional science fiction author (since 1978) he has published short fiction in Amazing, Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazne, and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. He is also the author of eight science fiction novels, among them Fortress on the Sun (1997), The Engines of Dawn (1999), and Karma Kommandos (2007). His novels have been translated and published in Japan, Italy, Portugal, and Germany.. He has also published over six hundred classical music reviews, principally in Classical Pulse! and The American Record Guide. He is also the Series Editor of Phoenix Pick's Science Fiction Classic Novels series from Arc Manor publishers (Rockford, Maryland)). He is a member of the Science Fiction Writers of America and the Science Fiction Reasearch Association. Please visit Dr. Cooks' web site for further information.

 

Research Interests

Science Fiction, Pulp Fiction, American Literature, Contemporary Classical Music.

Publications

  • Cook, Paul. Life Among the Parallels. (2004).

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
ENG 200 Critical Reading & Writing/Lit
ENG 245 Popular Culture Issues
ENG 307 Writing Science Fiction
ENG 369 Science Fiction Studies
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 245 Popular Culture Issues
ENG 307 Writing Science Fiction
ENG 369 Science Fiction Studies
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 369 Science Fiction Studies
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 245 Popular Culture Issues
ENG 307 Writing Science Fiction
ENG 369 Science Fiction Studies
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
ENG 245 Popular Culture Issues
ENG 307 Writing Science Fiction
ENG 369 Science Fiction Studies
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
ENG 200 Critical Reading & Writing/Lit
ENG 369 Science Fiction Studies
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
ENG 245 Popular Culture Issues
ENG 307 Writing Science Fiction
ENG 369 Science Fiction Studies
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
ENG 245 Popular Culture Issues
ENG 307 Writing Science Fiction
ENG 369 Science Fiction Studies
Summer 2015
Course Number Course Title
ENG 200 Critical Reading & Writing/Lit
ENG 369 Science Fiction Studies
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
ENG 245 Popular Culture Issues
ENG 307 Writing Science Fiction
ENG 369 Science Fiction Studies
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
ENG 245 Popular Culture Issues
ENG 307 Writing Science Fiction
ENG 369 Science Fiction Studies
Summer 2014
Course Number Course Title
ENG 200 Critical Reading & Writing/Lit
ENG 369 Science Fiction Studies
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
ENG 245 Popular Culture Issues
ENG 307 Writing Science Fiction
ENG 369 Science Fiction Studies
Fall 2013
Course Number Course Title
ENG 245 Popular Culture Issues
ENG 307 Writing Science Fiction
ENG 369 Science Fiction Studies
Summer 2013
Course Number Course Title
ENG 369 Science Fiction Studies

Service

  • Creative Writing Committee, Member (2003)
  • Curriculum Committee, Member (2003)
  • Lecturer Committee, Member (2003)
  • Literature Committee, Member (2003)
  • Science Fiction Writers of America, Active Member (2003)
  • Technology in the Classroom Committee, Member (2003)