FIMS Profile

Dr. Luke Arnott

Luke Arnott holds a BA in History and Classics from McGill University (2004), and an MA in Comparative Literature (2008) and a PhD in Media Studies from the University of Western Ontario (2015).

Luke currently teaches MIT 3200, "Rebels and Rogues: Outlaws in Culture and Theory," MIT 3371, "Game On! Video Game Culture, Technology, and Industry," and MIT 2153, "Entertainment Industries and Popular Culture." He has also taught MIT 3901, "Getting the Message Out: Activism and Mainstream Media."

Luke's research is focused on genre theory and the epic, specifically its manifestation in new narrative contexts in media such as video games and comic books. His scholarly publications include:

For more, see Luke's personal website and his blog, Culturenautica.