Netherlands American Studies Association

Tim Jelfs, Secretary

Tim JelfsAssistant Professor American Studies, University of Groningen

Tim Jelfs is the NASA representative from the University of Groningen. British by birth, he received his PhD in American Studies from King’s College London. He has taught in the American Studies program at Groningen since 2011 and specializes in the cultural, literary, environmental and political history of the United States in the 20th and 21st centuries.

He has published literary critical essays on the work of Don DeLillo, Marilynne Robinson and Nicholson Baker, and is working on a cultural history of materialism in the early neoliberal period, as well as an analysis of themes of crisis, action and occupation in the post-9/11 United States.