Ezra Claverie

Ezra Claverie
Senior Lecturer
Office Phone
+86 (21) 20595102

Ezra Claverie is a Senior Lecturer in the Writing Program at NYU Shanghai. Prior to joining the faculty, he served as a visiting lecturer in the department of Film and Media Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. He has a PhD in English from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

His research interests include discourses of film authorship, adaptations of print texts for multimedia franchises, weird fiction, and fan studies. His work has appeared in Intensities: The Journal of Cult Media, The Journal of American Culture, The Journal of Popular Culture, and Jump Cut.

The Department of English at the University of Illinois granted him their award for excellence in undergraduate teaching. He belongs to the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association and the Society for Cinema and Media Studies.



  • PhD, English
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Research Interests

  • Film adaptation
  • Media Franchises
  • Commercial Discourses of Authorship
  • Weird Fiction
  • Fandom

Courses Taught

  • Chinese Science Fictions
  • Global Perspectives on Culture - Workshop
  • Global Perspectives on Society - Writing Workshop I
  • Perspectives on the Humanities: American Superheroes
  • Seminar Topics
  • Writing as Inquiry (Writing I)