EJ Nielsen


EJ Nielsen is a PhD Candidate at UMass Amherst studying media, fans, and monstrosity.


Media studies, fan studies, monster theory, gender/sexuality studies


Recent publications include “The Iconography of Fanart” in Fan Studies: Methods, Research, Ethics (forthcoming), co-editing Becoming: Genre, Queerness, and Transformation in NBC’s Hannibal (2018), and a chapter in Queerbaiting and Fandom: Teasing Fans through Homoerotic Possibilities (2020). EJ has published articles in Quarterly Review of Film and Video, Somatechnics, Transformative Works and Cultures, and the Journal of Fandom Studies.