Dana Seitler

A headshot of Dana Seitler smiling slightly at the camera. She is a white woman with long dark brown curly hair and she wears black thick-rimmed glasses and matte burgundy lipstick. In the background are several shelves of books.

Dana Seitler is Professor of English and Director of the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at the University of Toronto. She teaches and conducts research in the areas of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American literatures and cultures, queer theory and sexuality studies, feminist theory, cultural studies of science, visual culture, and aesthetics.  She is the author of two books: Atavistic Tendencies: The Culture of Science in American Modernity and Reading Sideways: The Queer Politics of Art in Modern American Fiction, which was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award in LGBTQ Studies.