Academic Profile

Dr. Graham Matthews is Associate Professor at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is the author of Will Self and Contemporary British Society (2016), Ethics and Desire in the Wake of Postmodernism (2013), the co-editor of Violence and the Limits of Representation (2013), and has contributed to various leading journals in the field of contemporary literature including Modern Fiction Studies, Textual Practice, Journal of Modern Literature, English Studies, and Critique. He is the Head of English, Assistant Chair (Communications and Outreach) for the School of Humanities, coordinator of the Medical Humanities research cluster, and editor-in-chief of Constellations: Humanities at NTU.
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Assoc Prof Graham John Matthews
Associate Professor, School of Humanities
Head of English, School of Humanities (SoH)

Contemporary Literature
Medical Humanities
  • Matthews, Graham, and Olivia Djawoto (2021). Innovative Assessment Methods as a Pathway to Public Engagement: A Case Study of Literature & Medicine. Pedagogies, 16(1).

  • Matthews, Graham. (2020). Clinical Empathy and the Ethics of ‘Detached Concern’ in Mid-century British Literature. Literature & Medicine, 38(1).

  • Matthews, Graham.(2020). ‘A push-button type of thinking’: Automation, Cybernetics, and AI in Mid-century British Literature. In Stephen Cave, Sarah Dillon, and Kanta Dihal(Ed), AI Narratives: A History of Imaginative Thinking about Intelligent Machines.Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Matthews, Graham.(2020). “Grief made her insubstantial to herself”: Illness, Aging, and Death in A. S. Byatt’s Little Black Book of Stories. The Routledge Companion to Death and LiteratureLondon: Routledge.

  • Matthews, Graham.(2020). Shanghai and the Birth of Chinese Nationalism: The May 30th Movement and the North-China Daily News. Revealing/Reveiling Shanghai: Cultural Representations from the 20th and 21st CenturiesSUNY Press.