Mott, Christopher M.

Senior Continuing Lecturer

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Tel: 310.825.4173 / Fax: 310.267.4339 / E-mail



B.A., English Education ASU, 1979. M.A., English, ASU, 1983. Ph.D., English, UCLA, 1991. Dissertation: “Don DeLillo and the Postmodern World” Director: Richard D. Lehan


Fields of Specialty

The Teaching of Writing; The Teaching of Literature; American Literature; Cultural Studies and Literary Theory; The Novel and Narrative Theory; Digital Culture and Electronic Literature; Postmodernism


Selected UCLA Courses Developed

“Pornography and the Politics of Sexual Representation”

“The History of the Self”

“Contemporary Fiction and Visual Culture”

“Teaching with Electronic Technology”

“Comics Fiction”


Selected Honors

Distinguished Lecturer, UCLA, 1995

Sony Grant to develop “See What I’m Saying: Illustrating Key Themes in the American Novel.” 2001


Selected Publications

“Electronic Literature Pedagogy: A Questionable Approach.” 2007.

Bernard Malamud’s The Fixer. Literary Timepieces. 2003.


Selected Conference Papers

“What Were Those Five Points Again? Making PowerPoint a Good Lecture Tool.” UCLA Spring Faculty Conference: Teaching with Technology. June 4, 1999

“Three Electronic Modules to Stimulate Student Interpretations.” Pomona College. February 19, 2003.

“A Call for More Process in the Review Process.” MLA. San Diego. 27-30 December 2003.

Interest Areas
• American Literature & Culture
• Visual Culture / Media Studies / Digital Humanities