Loyola University Chicago

Department of English


Ryan Peters

Ryan Peters

Full-Time Lecturer


Dr. Peters teaches a variety of courses that emphasize critical analysis of the contemporary world--its public rhetoric and speech, literary arts, and popular culture. Dr. Peters' research focuses on the study of dystopian fiction in literature, film, television, video games, and graphic works.


  • BA, North Central College
  • MA, Loyola University Chicago
  • PhD, Loyola University Chicago

Research Interests

  • Dystopian Fiction
  • Popular Culture
  • Contemporary Drama
  • Persuasion and Public Rhetoric
  • Disability Studies