Faculty Profile for Benjamin Alden Reed

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Benjamin Alden Reed
Senior Lecturer — English
FH 215
phone: (512) 245-7675

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Texas native.

Research Interests

Surrealism, dream psychology in short fiction, 20th Century modernism.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Reed, B. A. (2022, July 15). On Raking Up the Dead: How the unusual afterlife of a Prussian servant sheds light on social-media comeuppance in the time of COVID-19. The Missouri Review. Columbia, MO, United States. Retrieved from https://missourireview.com/on-raking-up-the-dead-by-ben-reed/
  • Reed, B. A. (2021, January). The Interpretation of Dreams. The Adroit Journal. United States: Adroit. Retrieved from https://theadroitjournal.org/issue-thirty-six/ben-reed-prose/
  • Reed, B. A. (2021, May 6). Responding to School Shootings: Six Proposals, and Some Anticipated Drawbacks. Failbetter. Richmond, VA, United States. Retrieved from https://www.failbetter.com/content/responding-school-shootings-six-proposals-and-some-anticipated-drawbacks
  • Reed, B. A. (2018, December). The Word Made Flesh. Southern Humanities Review. Auburn, AL, US: Auburn University.
  • Reed, B. A. (2018, September 17). The Trump Administration Has Finally Brought Us to Dystopia. The Millions. New York, NY, US: Publishers Weekly. Retrieved from https://themillions.com/2018/09/the-trump-administration-has-finally-brought-us-to-dystopia.html

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Nominee: Finalist, The Second Annual Perkoff Prize, The Missouri Review. July 2022
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Pushcart Prize, Ghost Parachute (journal). 2017
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Award for Teaching, at the Senior Lecturer / Lecturer level, College of Liberal Arts. November 20, 2017

Selected Service Activities

IA/TA Hiring Committee
January 1, 2022-December 31, 2022
Reduced Textbook Cost (Departmental) Committee
August 20, 2021-December 31, 2021
IA/TA Hiring Committee
January 1, 2021-December 31, 2021
Sophomore Literature Commitee
January 1, 2020-December 31, 2020
IA/TA Hiring Committee
January 1, 2020-December 31, 2020