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Dennin Ellis

Dennin Ellis

Dennin Ellis

PhD in English Student


Areas of Expertise

  • Popular culture
  • Film
  • Music
  • Graphic Narrative
  • Marxist criticism
  • Postmodernism
  • Postcolonialism
  • Disability studies


  • MA, English, SUNY Albany, 2015
  • BA, Music, the College of Saint Rose, 2010

Dennin is a scholar of popular culture, focusing on film, television, music and comics. He uses the lenses of Marxism, postmodernism, postcolonialism and disability studies to interrogate questions of identity, culture and marginality.

Selected Publications

"Hope, Desire. the Mind and the Soul: Tarkovsky's Stalker." The Odyssey of Communism, Edited by Michaela Praisler and Oana-Cleia Gheorghiu, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2021, pp. 36-55. 

“Representations of Indigenous Australians in Marvel Comics.” Graphic Indigeneity: Comics in the Americas and Australasia, Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama, University of Mississippi Press, 2019, pp. 75-109.

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