Hillary L. Chute is Neubauer Family Assistant Professor in the English Department at the University of Chicago and author of Graphic Women: Life Narrative and Contemporary Comics (Columbia UP, 2010).
Previously a Junior Fellow in literature in the Society of Fellows at Harvard University, her work has appeared in PMLA, Modern Fiction Studies, Twentieth-Century Literature, and Women’s Studies Quarterly, among others. In 2006 she co-edited the special issue of Modern Fiction Studies on Graphic Narrative.
Hillary is associate editor of Art Spiegelman’s MetaMaus (2011), and has written about comics and culture for venues including the Village Voice and the Believer.
Hillary authored and circulated the petition that led to the founding of the Discussion Group on Comics and Graphic Narratives. Her term of office with the Group is from 2010 to MLA 2015.