- York College
- Assistant Professor of English
- Affiliation During NDIAS Fellowship: University of Notre Dame
- Graduate Student Fellow (2012-2013)
- Radio at War: Literature, Propaganda, and the Emergence of New Modernist Networks during World War II
Melissa Dinsman is Assistant Professor of English at York College-CUNY and author of Modernism at the Microphone: Radio, Propaganda, and Literary Aesthetics During World War II. Her research focuses on the intersection of modernism and media aesthetics, which brings together her interests in modern literature, archival recovery, and information networks.
Dinsman’s most recent work can be found in Contemporary Women’s Writing, The Space Between, the L.A. Review of Books, and n+1. She also has publications forthcoming on Mrs. Miniver and wartime adaptation in Modernism/modernity and teaching WWII women’s writing for the MLA’s Teaching Modernist Women’s Writing in English.