John J. Lutz


Professor John Lutz

Professor of Ethics

 

Education

Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1998

M.A. in English Literature, Long Island University, 1991

B.A. in English Literature, Long Island University, 1989

 

Back to Faculty

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor (Ethics), 2001 – Present
  • Chair, English Department, Long Island University, 2011 – Present
  • Associate Professor of English, Long Island University, 2013 – Present
  • Assistant Professor of English: Long Island University, 2007 – 2013
  • Director, Institute of Education for Social Justice, 2008 – 2010
  • Director, Long Island Center for Ethics, Long Island University, 2002 – 2008
  • Adjunct Professor, Philosophy Department, Long Island University, 1999 – 2007
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Education, Adelphi University, 2006 – 2007
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Humanities and Languages, SUNY at Old Westbury, 1999 – 2000
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship, Department of English, SUNY Stony Brook, 1998 – 1999
  • Lecturer in Comparative Literature, Department of Comparative Literature, SUNY Stony Brook, 1998
  • Adjunct Professor, English Department, Long Island University, 1992 – 1998
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Comparative Literature, SUNY Stony Brook, 1992 – 1996
  • “Sealskins and Original Dimes: Exploitation, Class, and Commodity Fetishism in Toni Morrison’s Tar Baby.” Critique 54.1 (Fall 2013): 56-69.
  • “Bodies in Pain: Reality, Realism, and the Subversion of Spectacle in James MacDonald’s Brides, Bombs, and Boardrooms.”  Bristol/Chicago: Intellect Press, 2011, 227-238.
  • “Zombies of the World Unite: Class Struggle and Alienation in Land of the Dead.” in Philosophy and Horror, Ed. Thomas Fahy, Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 2010, 121-136.
  • “From Domestic Nightmares to the Nightmare of History: Uncanny Eruptions of Violence in King and Kubrick’s The Shining” in Philosophy and Horror, Ed. Thomas Fahy, Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 2010, 161-178.
  • “Commodity Fetishism, Patriarchal Repression, and Psychic Deprivation in Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things” Mosaic 42.3 (Fall 2009): 57-74.
  • “A Marxian Theory of the Subject: Commodity Fetishism, Autonomy, and Psychological Deprivation.” Rethinking Marxism 21.3 (Summer 2009): 420-435.
  • Modern Language Association
  • David Newton Award for Excellence in Teaching, LIU Post, 2012
  • Co-chair, Outcomes Assessment Steering Committee, LIU Post, 2010 – present
  • Director of College 101, LIU Post, 2013 – present
  • Chair, Core Curriculum Revision Committee, LIU Post, 2013 – present
  • Co-chair, Academic Misconduct Committee, LIU Post, 2013 – present