About Me

John GallagherVisiting Assistant Professor


Ph.D. University of Massachusetts Amherst

M.A. University of Massachusetts Amherst

B.A. Bucknell University


In addition to researching and teaching, I swim and play water polo. My hobbies include skateboarding, reading graphic novels, playing video games, spending time with my family, and playing with my pets.

I’m currently working on a graphic novel, Falling Words, using Manga Studio. I have the first issue written and the entire novel (93,000 words) completed.





University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign