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This is an extensive, but not exhaustive, list of academic resources on zombiism. The intent is to provide a wide variety of sources across various disciplines as well as individual sources of value. If you should find any you think worth including here please send the entry to us and will add it.

If you wan’t to specifically see the kind of work the Zombie Studies Network produces, check out our first book:

Hamilton, Scott Eric, and Conor Heffernan. Editors. Theorising the Contemporary Zombie: Contextual Pasts, Presents, and Futures. University of Wales Press (Horror Series), 2022.


Abbott, Stacey. Undead Apocalyse: Vampires and Zombies in the 21st Century. Edinburgh University Press, 2016.

Aiossa, Elizabeth. The Subversive Zombie: Social Protest and Gender in Undead Cinema and Television. McFarland, 2018.

Bishop, Kyle William. American Zombie Gothic: The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of the Walking Dead in Popular Culture. McFarland, 2010.

Bishop, Kyle William and Angela Tenga. Editors. The Written Dead: Essays on the Literary Zombie. McFarland, 2017.

Boluk, Stephanie and Wylie Lenz. Editors. Generation Zombie: Essays on the Living Dead in Modern Culture. MacFarland, 2011.

Castillo, David et al. Zombie Talk: Culture, History, Politics. Palgrave Pivot, 2016.

Christie, Deborah, and Sarah Juliet Lauro. Editors. Better Off Dead: The Evolution of the Zombie as Post-Human. Fordham University Press, 2011.

Connor, John. Zombie Myths of Australian Military History. UNSW Press, 2010.

Davis, Wade. The Serpent and the Rainbow. Simon & Schuster, 1985.

Davis, Wade. Passage of Darkness: The Ethnobiology of the Haitian zombie. University of North Carolina Press, 2000.

Dendle, Peter. The Zombie Movie Encyclopedia, Volume 2: 2000–2010. McFarland, 2012.

Drezner, Daniel W. Theories of International Politics and Zombies. Princeton UP, 2011.

Garrett, Greg. Living with the Living Dead: The Wisdom of the Zombie Apocalypse. Oxford UP, 2017.

Giroux, Henry. Zombie Politics in the Age of Casino Capitalism. Peter Lang, 2011.

Farghaly, Nadine. Editor. Unraveling Resident Evil: Essays on the Complex Universe of the Games and Films. McFarland, 2014.

Foljas, Camilla. Zombies, Migrants, and Queers: Race and Crisis Capitalism in Pop-Culture. U of Illinois P, 2017.

Hamilton, Scott Eric and Conor Heffernan. Editors. Theorising the Contemporary Zombie: Contextual Pasts, Presents, and Futures. U of Wales Press, 2022.

Hubner, Laura, Marcus Leaning, and Paul Manning. The Zombie Renaissance in Popular Culture. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

Kay, Glenn.  Zombie Movies: The Ultimate Guide. Chicago Review Press, 2008.

Kee, Chera. Not Your Average Zombie: Rehumanizing the Undead from Voodoo to Zombie Walks. University of Texas Press, 2017.

Keetley, Dawn. Editor. “We’re All Infected”: Essays on AMC’s The Walking Dead and the Fate of the Human. McFarland, 2014.

Kirk, Robert. Zombies and Consciousness. Claredon Press, 2005.

Kirsh, Steven. Parenting in the Zombie Apocalypse: The Psychology of Raising Children in a Time of Horror. McFarland, 2019.

Lauro, Sarah J. The Transatlantic Zombie: Slavery, Rebellion, and Living Death. Rutgers University Press, 2015.

Lauro, Sarah Juliet. Editor. Zombie Theory: A Reader. University of Minnesota Press, 2017.

Lanzendörfer, Tim. Books of the Dead: Reading the Zombie in Contemporary Literature. University Press of Mississippi, 2018.

Luckhurst, Roger. Zombies: A Cultural History. Reaction Books, 2015.

McIntosh, Shawn, and Marc Leverette, eds. Zombie culture: Autopsies of the living dead. Scarecrow Press, 2008.

Mendoza, Kerry-anne. Austerity: The Demolition of the Welfare State and the Rise of the Zombie Economy. New Internationalist, 2014.

Moreman, Christopher M., and Cory James Rushton. Editors. Race, Oppression and the Zombie: Essays on Cross-Cultural Appropriations of the Caribbean Tradition. McFarland, 2011.

Moreman, Christopher M., and Cory James Rushton, eds. Zombies are Us: Essays on the Humanity of the Walking Dead. McFarland, 2011.

Paffenroth, Kim. Gospel of the Living Dead: George Romero’s Visions of Hell on Earth. Baylor University Press, 2006.

Peabody, Bruce and Gloria Pastorino. Beyond the Living Dead: Essays on the Romero Legacy. McFarland, 2021.

Quiggin, John. Zombie economics: How Dead Ideas Still Walk Among Us. Princeton University Press, 2012.

Rhodes, Gary D. White zombie: Anatomy of a Horror Film. McFarland, 2015.

Russell, Jaime. Book of the Dead: The Complete History of Zombie Cinema. Fab Press, 2005.

Thompson, Amy L., and Antonio S. Thompson. Editors. …But if a Zombie Apocalypse Did Occur: Essays on Medical, Military, Governmental, Ethical, Economic and Other Implications. MacFarland, 2015.

Waller, Gregory. The Living and the Undead: From Stoker’s Dracula to Romero’s Dawn of the Dead. University of Illinois Press, 1986.

Whelan, Andrew, Ruth Walker and Christopher Moore. Editors. Zombies in the Academy: Living Death in Higher Education. Intellect, 2013.

Williams, Tony, ed. George A. Romero: Interviews. University Press of Mississippi, 2011.

Williams, Tony. The Cinema of George A. Romero: Knight of the Living Dead. Columbia University Press, 2015.

Yuen, Wayne, ed. The Walking Dead and Philosophy: Zombie Apocalypse Now. Vol. 68. Open Court Publishing, 2012.


Ackermann, Hans-W. and Jeanine Gauthier. “The Ways and Nature of the Zombi.” The Journal of American Folklore 104.414 (1991): 466-494.

Ahearne, Alan G., and Naoki Shinada. “Zombie Firms and Economic Stagnation in Japan.” International Economics and Economic Policy 2.4 (2005): 363-381.

Aizenberg, Edna. “” I walked with a zombie”: The Pleasures and perils of Postcolonial Hybridity.” World Literature Today73.3 (1999): 461-466.

Allen, Robert F., Cassandra James and Theodore J. Wendt. “Perturbations in Epidemiological Models: When Zombies Attack, We can Survive.” Letters in Biomathematics 1.2 (2014): 173-180.

Ambrosius, Joshua D., and Joseph M. Valenzano III. ““People in Hell Want Slurpees”: The Redefinition of the Zombie Genre through the Salvific Portrayal of Family on AMC’s The Walking Dead.” Communication Monographs 83.1 (2016): 69-93.

Attebery, Stina. “Zombie Tapeworms in Late Capitalism: Accelerating Clinical and Reproductive Labor din Mira Grant’s Parasitology Trilogy.” Medical Humanities 42.3 (2016): 232-237.

Babaee, Ruzbeh, et al. “Ecocritical Survival through Psychological Defense Mechanisms in M.R. Carey’s The Girl with All the Gifts.” Journal of Science Fiction, vol. 1, no. 2 (2016): 47-55.

Behuniak, Susan M. “The living dead? The Construction of People with Alzheimer’s Disease as Zombies.” Ageing & Society 31.1 (2011): 70-92.

Berry, Esther R. “The Zombie Commodity: Hair and the Politics of its Globalization.” Postcolonial Studies 11.1 (2008): 63-84.

Bishop, Kyle. “The Sub-subaltern Monster: Imperialist Hegemony and the Cinematic Voodoo Zombie.” The Journal of American Culture 31.2 (2008): 141-152.

Botting, Fred. “Love your zombie: horror, ethics, excess.” The Gothic in Contemporary Literature and Popular Culture. Routledge, (2013): 29-46.

Breivik, Gunnar. “Zombie-like or superconscious? A Phenomenological and Conceptual Analysis of Consciousness in Elite Sport.” Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 40.1 (2013): 85-106.

Browning, John Edgar. “Survival Horrors, Survival Spaces: Tracing the Modern Zombie (Cine) Myth.” Horror Studies 2.1 (2011): 41-59.

Bruche, Max, and Gerard Llobet. “Preventing zombie lending.” The Review of Financial Studies 27.3 (2013): 923-956.

Caballero, Ricardo J., Takeo Hoshi, and Anil K. Kashyap. “Zombie Lending and Depressed Restructuring in Japan.” American Economic Review 98.5 (2008): 1943-77.

Cameron, Allan. “Zombie Media: Transmission, Reproduction, and the Digital Dead.” Cinema Journal 52.1 (2012): 66-89.

Canavan, Gerry. “” We are the walking dead”: Race, Time, and Survival in Zombie Narrative.” Extrapolation 51.3 (2010): 431-453.

Caughey, John S. “‘ A Zombie Novel with Brains’: Bringing Genre to Life in the Classroom.” Teaching American Literature7 (2015): 1-22.

Choudhury, Romita. “‘Is there a ghost, a zombie there?’: Postcolonial intertextuality and Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea.” Textual Practice 10.2 (1996): 315-327.

Clasen, Mathias. “The Anatomy of the Zombie: A Bio-psychological Look at the Undead Other.” Otherness: Essays and Studies 1.1 (2010): 1-23.

Cohen, Jeffrey Jerome. “Undead (A Zombie Oriented Ontology).” Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts 23.3 (2012): 397.

Cohen, Julie E. “The Zombie First Amendment.” Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 56 (2014): 1119.

Corstorphine, Kevin. “‘Don’t be a Zombie’: Deep Ecology and Zombie Misanthropy.” Gothic Nature 1 (2019): 54-77.

De Bekker, Charissa, et al. “Gene Expression During Zombie Ant Biting Behavior Reflects the Complexity Underlying Fungal Parasitic Behavioral Manipulation.” BMC Genomics 16.1 (2015): 620.

Dillon, Elizabeth Maddock. “Zombie Biopolitics.” American Quarterly, 71.3 (2019): 625-652.

Domingo, Andreu. “Analyzing Zombie Dystopis as Neoliberal Scenario: An Exercise in Emancipatory Catastrophism.” Frontiers in Sociology, 3:20 (2018): 1-9.

Draper, Ellen. “Zombie Women When the Gaze is Male.” Wide Angle 10.3 (1988): 52-62.

Dretske, Fred. “How Do you Know You Are Not a Zombie.” Privileged Access: Philosophical Accounts of Self-knowledge(2003): 1-14.

Elliott, John. “Distributed Denial of Service Attacks and the Zombie Ant Effect.” IT Professional 2 (2000): 55-57.

Emery, Amy Fass. “The Zombie In/As the Text: Zora Neale Hurston’s” Tell My Horse”.” African American Review 39.3 (2005): 327-336.

Evans, Harry C., Simon L. Elliot, and David P. Hughes. “Hidden diversity behind the zombie-ant fungus Ophiocordyceps unilateralis: four new species described from carpenter ants in Minas Gerais, Brazil.” PloS one 6.3 (2011): e17024.

Fay, Jennifer. “Dead Subjectivity:” White Zombie,” Black Baghdad.” CR: The New Centennial Review 8.1 (2008): 81-101.

Foster, Kevin R., Francis LW Ratnieks, and Alan F. Raybould. “Do hornets have zombie workers?.” Molecular Ecology 9.6 (2000): 735-742.

Flores Ohlson, Linda. “Fictional Creature Pronominalization – The Use of He/She/It in Reference to Zombies, Vampires, Fairies, and Trolls in Guillermo del Toro’s Literary Work”. International Journal of Literary Linguistics (2018) 7: 1-22.

Flores Ohlson, Linda. “Zombies Lost in Translation. The Translation from English to Spanish of (De)humanizing Pronouns”. Revista de Lingüística y Lenguas Aplicadas 14 (2019): 91-103.

Frankish, Keith. “The Anti‐Zombie Argument.” The Philosophical Quarterly 57.229 (2007): 650-666.

Froula, Anna. “Prolepsis and the ‘War on Terror’: Zombie Pathology and the Culture of Fear in 28 Days Later….” Reframing 9/11: Film, Popular Culture and the ‘War on Terror(2010): 206.

Fukuda, Shin‐ichi, and Jun‐ichi Nakamura. “Why did ‘zombie’firms recover in Japan?.” The world economy 34.7 (2011): 1124-1137.

Gilroy, Paul. “‘My Britain is fuck all’zombie multiculturalism and the race politics of citizenship.” Identities 19.4 (2012): 380-397.

Glover, Kaiama L. “Exploiting the undead: the usefulness of the zombie in Haitian literature.” Journal of Haitian Studies(2005): 105-121.

Grant, Barry Keith. “Taking Back Night of the Living Dead: George Romero, Feminism and the Horror Film.” Wide Angle 14.1 (1992): 64-76.

Gunn, Joshua, and Shaun Treat. “Zombie trouble: A propaedeutic on ideological subjectification and the unconscious.” Quarterly Journal of Speech 91.2 (2005): 144-174.

Guynes-Vishniac, Sean. “The Zombie and Its Metaphors.” American Quarterly 70.4 (2018): 903-912.

Hamilton, Scott Eric. “The Girl with All the Gifts: Eco-Zombiism, the Anthropocalypse, and Critical Lucidity.” Lit: Literature Interpretation Theory 32.4 (2021): 285-304.

Harding, Rosie, and Elizabeth Peel. “‘He was like a zombie’: off-label prescription of antipsychotic drugs in dementia.” Medical law review 21.2 (2012): 243-277.

Harper, Stephen. “I Could Kiss You, You Bitch’: Race, Gender and Sexuality in Resident Evil and Resident Evil 2: Apocalypse.” Jump Cut 49 (2007).

Harper, Stephen. “Zombies, malls, and the consumerism debate: George Romero’s Dawn of the Dead.” Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture 1.2 (2002): 2000.

Hassler-Forest, Dan. “Cowboys and Zombies: Destabilizing Patriarchal Discourse in The Walking Dead.” Studies in Comics 2.2 (2012): 339-355.

Hughes, David P., et al. “Behavioral mechanisms and morphological symptoms of zombie ants dying from fungal infection.” BMC ecology 11.1 (2011): 13.

Johnson, Margeaux, Amy G. Buhler, and Chris Hillman. “The library is undead: Information seeking during the zombie apocalypse.” Journal of Library Innovation 1.2 (2010): 29-44.

Jones, Steve. “Gender Monstrosity: Deadgirl and the Sexual Politics of Zombie-Rape.” Feminist Media Studies 13.3 (2013): 525-539.

Kee, Chera. “Good Girls Don’t Date Dead Boys: Toying with Miscegenation in Zombie Films.” Journal of Popular Film and Television 42.4 (2014): 176-185.

Kelly, Nicholas M. “Zombies Go to the Amusement Park: Entertainment, Violence, and the 21st Century Zombie in Zombieland and Left 4 Dead 2.” Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies 14.1 (2013): 83-105.

Knickerbocker, Daniel. “Why Zombies Matter: The Undead as Critical Posthumanist.” bohemica litteraria 18 (2015): 59-82.

Lanzendörfer, Tim. “Max Brook’s World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War: Conservative Armageddon and Liberal Post-Apocalypse.” Linq, 41 (2014): 112-123.

Lauro, Sarah Juliet and Karen Embry. “A Zombie Manifesto in the Era of Advanced Capitalism.” boundary 2 35.1 (2008): 85-108. 

Lieber, Amrion. “The Living Dead in the Long Downturn: Im/Possible Communism and Zombie Narrative Form.” Coils of the Serpent, 8 (2021): 143-168.

Linnemann, Travis, Tyler Wall, and Edward Green. “The Walking Dead and Killing State: Zombification and the Normalization of Police Violence.” Theoretical Criminology 18.4 (2014): 506-527.

Loe, Thomas. “Patterns of the Zombie in Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea.” Journal of Postcolonial Writing 31.1 (1991): 34-42.

Loudermilk, Andrew. “Eating ‘Dawn’in the Dark: Zombie desire and commodified identity in George A. Romero’s ‘Dawn of the Dead’.” Journal of Consumer Culture 3.1 (2003): 83-108.

Mader, Shannon. “Reviving the Dead in Southwestern PA: Zombie Capitalism, the Non-Class and the Decline of the US Steel Industry.” Spectator 22.2 (2002): 69-77.

Makinson, David, and Karl Schlechta. “Floating conclusions and zombie paths: two deep difficulties in the “directly skeptical” approach to defeasible inheritance nets.” Artificial intelligence 48.2 (1991): 199-209.

Marcus, Philip S. et al. “Zombie Vortex Instability. I. A Purely Hydrodynamic Instability to Resurrect the Dead Zones of Protoplanetary Disks.” The Astrophysical Journal 808.87 (2015): 1-16.

Marmysz, John. “From Night to Day: Nihilism and the Walking Dead.” Film & Philosophy 3 (1996): 138-144.

May, Jeff. “Zombie Geographies and the Undead City.” Social & Cultural Geography 11.3 (2010): 285-298.

McAlister, Elizabeth. “Slaves, Cannibals, and Infected Hyper-whites: The Race and Religion of Zombies.” Anthropological Quarterly (2012): 457-486.

McCarthy, Linda and Kristin Sziarto. “Zombies in the Classroom: A Horrific Attempt to Engage Students in Critically Thinking about Turkey’s Undead Application to Join the European Union.” Journal of Geography in Higher Education 39.1 (2015): 83-96.

McGlotten, Shaka, and Sarah Vangundy. “Zombie Porn 1.0: Or, Some Queer Things Zombie Sex Can Teach Us.” Qui Parle: Critical Humanities and Social Sciences 21.2 (2013): 101-125.

McGowan, Muge Adalet, Dan Andrews, and Valentine Millot. “The walking dead?: Zombie firms and productivity performance in OECD countries.” OECD Economic Department Working Papers 1372 (2017): 0_1.

Mohanty, Subhanjoy, Barbara Ercolano, and Neal J. Turner. “Dead, undead, and zombie zones in protostellar disks as a function of stellar mass.” The Astrophysical Journal 764.1 (2013): 65.

Mouflard, Claire. “Zombies and Refugees: Variations on the ‘Post-human’ and the ‘Non-human’ in Robin Campillo’s Les Revenants (2004) and Fabrice Gobert’s Les Revenants (2012-2015),” Humanities 5.3 (2016): 48.

Mullen, G. “Adorno, Žižek and the Zombie: Representing Mortality in an Age of Mass Killing.” Journal for Cultural and Religious Studies 13.2 (2014): 45-57.

Muntean, Nick, and Matthew Thomas Payne. “Attack of the livid dead: Recalibrating terror in the post-September 11 zombie film.” The War on Terror and American popular culture: September 11 and beyond (2009): 239-258.

Munz, Philip, et al. “When zombies attack!: mathematical modelling of an outbreak of zombie infection.” Infectious Disease Modelling Research Progress 4 (2009): 133-150.

Murphy, Kieran M. “White Zombie.” Contemporary French and Francophone Studies 15.1 (2011): 47-55.

Nelson, Camilla. “Jane Austen… Now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem.” Adaptation 6.3 (2013): 338-354.

Newbury, Michael. “Fast Zombie/Slow Zombie: Food Writing, Horror Movies, and Agribusiness Apocalypse.” American Literary History (2012): 87-114.

Nyong’o, Tavia. “I was a Wall Street Zombie.” Social Text (Oct. 6, 2011).

Nyong’o, Tavia. “The Scene of Occupation.” TDR: The Drama Review 56.4 (2012): 136-149.

Oloff, Kerstin. “‘Greening’ The Zombie: Caribbean Gothic, World Ecology, and Socio-Ecological Degradation.” Green Letters Studies in Ecocriticism 16.1 (2012): 31-45.

Oloff, Kerstin. “From Sugar to Oil: The Ecology of George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead.” Journal of Postcolonial Writing 53.3 (2017): 316-328.

Orpana, Simon. “Spooks of biopower: The uncanny carnivalesque of zombie walks.” TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies 25 (2011): 153-176.

Paige, Jasmin Phillipa. “Zombies as an Allegory for Terrorism: Understanding the Social Impact of Post-9/11 Security Theatre and the Existential Threat of Terrorism through the Work of Mira Grant.” Law & Literature (2020): 1-22.

Peck, Jamie. “Zombie Neoliberalism and the Ambidextrous State.” Theoretical Criminology 14.1 (2010): 104-110.

Perley, Bernard C. “Zombie Linguistics: Experts, Endagered Languages and the Cruse of Undead Voices.” Anthropological Forum 22.2 (2012): 133-149.

Petretto, Cecilia. “Attack of the Living Dead Virus: The Metaphor of Contagious Disease in Zombie Moives.” Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts 17.1 (2006): 21-32.

Saunders, Robert A. “Undead Spaces: Fear, Globalisation, and the Popular Geopolitics of Zombiism.” Geopolitics 17.1 (2012): 80-104.

Schinkel, Willem. “‘Illegal aliens’ and the state, or: Bare bodies vs the zombie.” International sociology 24.6 (2009): 779-806.

Schneider, Rebecca. “It seems as if… I am dead: Zombie capitalism and theatrical labor.” TDR/The Drama Review 56.4 (2012): 150-162.

Sleutels, Jan. “Greek zombies.” Philosophical Psychology 19.2 (2006): 177-197.

Sorenson, Leif. “Against the Post-Apocalyptic: Narrative Closure in Colson Whitehead’s Zone One.” Contemporary Literature 55.3 (2014): 559-592.

Stewart, Kevin. “The Zombie Aesthetics and the Post-Apocalyptic Franchise.” Kinema (Sprint 2007).

Sutherland, Meghan. “Rigor/Mortis: The Industrial Life of Style in American Zombie Cinema.” Framework: The Journal of Cinema and Media 48.1 (2007): 64-78.

Skokowski, Paul. “I, zombie.” Consciousness and Cognition 11.1 (2002): 1-9.

Stratton, Jon. “Zombie Trouble: Zombie Texts, Bare Life and Displaced People.” European Journal of Cultural Studies 14.3 (2011): 265-281.

Sugg, Katherine. “The Walking Dead: Late liberalism and Masculine Subjection in Apocalypse Fictions.” Journal of American Studies 49.4 (2015): 793-811.

Swanson, Carl Joseph. “‘The Only Metaphor Left’: Colson Whitehead’s Zone One and Zombie Narrative From.” Genre 47.3 (2014): 379-405.

Swanson, Lucy. “Blankness, alienation, and the zombie in recent Francophone fiction.” International Journal of Francophone Studies 17.2 (2014): 177-197.

Tan, Yuyan, Yiping Huang, and Wing Thye Woo. “Zombie firms and the crowding-out of private investment in China.” Asian Economic Papers 15.3 (2016): 32-55.

Tenga, Angela, and Elizabeth Zimmerman. “Vampire gentlemen and zombie beasts: A rendering of true monstrosity.” Gothic Studies 15.1 (2013): 76-87.

Wadsworth, Nancy Dawn. “Awakening the” Walking Dead”: Zombie Pedagogy for Millennials.” Radical Teacher 107.1 (2017): 4-13.

Webb, Jen, and Sam Byrnand. “Some kind of virus: the zombie as body and as trope.” Body & Society 14.2 (2008): 83-98.

Williams, Tony. “White Zombie: Haitian Horror.” Jump Cut 28 (1983): 18-20.

Wylie, Turrell. “Ro-langs: the Tibetan zombie.” History of religions 4.1 (1964): 69-80.


Bishop, Kyle William. “‘I always wanted to see how the other half lives’: The Contemporary Zombie as Seductive Proselyte.” The Zombie Renaissance in Popular Culture. Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2015. 26-38.

Boon, Kevin Alexander. “Ontological anxiety made flesh: The zombie in literature, film and culture.” In Monsters and the Monstrous. Brill Rodopi, 2007. 33-43.

Botting, Fred. “Globalzombie: From White Zombie to World War Z.” In Globalgothic. Manchester University Press, 2015.

Christie, Lauren Ellis. “The Monstrous Voice: M.R. Carey’s The Girls with All the Gifts.” In Childhood, Science Fiction, and Pedagogy: Children Ex Machina. Edited by David W. Kupfeman and Andrew Gibbons. Springer, 2019, 41-56.

Conrich, Ian. “An Infected Population: Zombie Culture and the Modern Monstrous.” The Zombie Renaissance in Popular Culture. Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2015. 15-25.

Dendle, Peter. “The Zombie as Barometer of Cultural Anxiety.” In Monsters and the Monstrous. Brill Rodopi, 2007. 45-557.

Dillard, R.H.W. “Night of the Living Dead: It’s Not Like Just a Wind That’s Passing Through.” In American Horrors. Edited by Gregory A. Waller. University of Illinois Press, 1987. 14-29.

Flores Ohlson, Linda. “The Magic of a Pronoun.” in Språkens magi: Festskrift till Professor Ingmar Söhrman. (2017): 51-54.

Higashi, Sumiko. “Night of the Living Dead: A Horror Film about the Horrors of the Vietnam Era.” In From Hanoi to Hollywood: The Vietnam War in American Film. Edited by Linda Dittmar and Gene Michaud. Rutgers University Press. 1990. 175-188.

Lauro, Sarah Juliet. “The Eco-Zombie: Environmental Critique in Zombie Fiction.” Generation Zombie: Essays on the Living Dead in Modern Culture. Edited by Stephanie Boluk and Wylie Lenz. MacFarland, 2011, pp. 54-66.

Larsen, Lars Bang. “Zombies of Immaterial Labor.” In Zombie Theory: A Reader.  (2017).

Malloy, Patricia. “Zombie Democracy.” In The Geopolitics of American Insecurity: Terror, Power and Foreign Policy. Edited by François Debrix and Mark J. Lacy. Routledge. 2009. 197-213.

Saunders, Robert A. “Zombies in the Colonies: Imperialism and Contestation of Ethno-Political Space in Max Brooks’ The Zombie Survival Guide.” Monstrous Geographies: Places and Spaces of the Monstrous. Brill, 2013. 19-46.

Shaviro, Steven. “Contagious Allegories: George Romero.” In The Cinematic Body. University of Minnesota Press. 1993. 83-106.

Strong, Jeremy R. “Destruction From Within: The Significance of the Resurgence of Zombies in Film and Fiction.” A Critical Approach to the Apocalypse. Brill, 2013. 15-29.

Blog posts

Zombie-Themed Assignments

Kee, Chera. “What is a Zombie?”

Kirsh, Steve. “Developmental Psychology in The Walking Dead.”

Kountz, Samantha. “Baby (Zombie) Steps: Teaching the Zombie’s Cinematic Roots for Ages 16+.”

Stein, Wayne. “The Gamification of the Great Zombie Apocalypse: How to be a Zombie SIM.”

Mulitlingual Resources:



Flores Ohlson Linda. “El zombi y el contexto sociocultural”. In Desde Chile a Suecia. Caminos culturales por Latinoamérica y Europa. Castro A, Jiménez Tornatore E and Söhrman I (eds). Opuscula Romanica VIII. Göteborgs Universitet., (2018): 7-10.



Flores Ohlson Linda. Bland levande och odöda pronomen. Han, hon, hen eller kanske det? Vilket pronomen passar egentligen en zombie? Språktidningen., (2017): 32-37.

Blog posts

Flores Ohlson Linda. Gästinlägg: Är en zombie en han/hon/hen eller det? In: Geijer H (ed) Nej tack zombies. (2016).

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