20th Century American Literature; U.S. Intellectual History; 20th Century Literary Movements; Cold War Studies; Experimental and Avant-Garde Literature; Comparative Media Studies (including Print Culture and the History of Publishing).
Todd Tietchen’s articles have appeared in journals such as Criticism, Mosaic, Arizona Quarterly, Western American Literature, and Discourse. He is the author of The Cubalogues: Beat Writers in Revolutionary Havana (Florida 2010) and Technomodern Poetics: The American Literary Avant-garde at the Start of the Information Age (Iowa 2018). He has also served as the editor of three separate volumes of the works of Jack Kerouac: The Haunted Life and Other Writings (Da Capo 2014), Visions of Cody, Visions of Gerard, Big Sur (Library of America 2015), and The Unknown Kerouac: Rare, Unpublished & Newly Translated Writings (Library of America 2016).
Additionally, Tietchen serves as the Co-Director of the university's American Studies program.