Kyle Bishop figured it was risky when he applied to a University of Arizona Ph.D. program in English eight years ago by proposing a dissertation on zombie movies.Welcome to Undead U?
He was dead wrong.
The program approved Mr. Bishop's proposal, and he is now chairman of Southern Utah University's English department. The 40-year-old has been invited to give zombie lectures in Hawaii, Canada and Spain.
"It's clearly now acceptable to study zombies seriously," he says.
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
The Academic Dead
In all fairness, college is a good place to study them: