PhD Student in English
MA in English, SUNY New Paltz
M.S.Ed., Long Island University
BA in English, SUNY New Paltz
Coursework in the Bachelor of Music program, Mannes School of Music
Areas of Interest
Sound, Modernism, Critical Theory, Rhetoric and Writing
Ryan James McGuckin approaches literature, writing, and theory through the context of sound studies. He studies how people write about the philosophical and societal aspects of sound. More specifically, he studies how people experience sound and how sound shapes identities.