Dr. Aaron Anderson is an international scholar who has taught at the American University of Phnom Penh in Cambodia, Podomoro University in Jakarta, Indonesia, and most recently with the New York Institute of Technology housed at the Communication University of China in Beijing.
Dr. Anderson has conducted research on contemporary literature and cinema. In his courses, he challenges students to think about themselves and the world around them through literature, film, public speaking, and contemporary case studies.
He hopes to continue to research and teach subjects that include the pedagogies of L2 writing, literature, and critical theory, Southeast Asian popular culture at the intersection of mythology, religion, and (post)colonialism, as well as popular street cultures including punk, hip hop, and street art.
Dr. Anderson holds a Ph.D. in Literature from the University of California, San Diego, an M.A. in Literature and a B.A. in Literature and Film & Digital Media from the University of California, Santa Cruz.