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2011 Book Festival Author
Joseph J. Foy

Author Biography

Joseph J. Foy is an associate professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha. Foy is the editor of the John G. Cawelti award-winning book Homer Simpson Goes to Washington: American Politics through Popular Culture (2008). This work examines the relationship between political ideas and various forms of popular entertainment. Foy is co-editor, with Timothy Dale, of the follow-up book: Homer Simpson Marches on Washington: Dissent through American Popular Culture (2010).

Foy has contributed essays to numerous publications, such as Philosophy of the X-Files (2008) and Steven Spielberg and Philosophy (2009). He is the editor of the book SpongeBob SquarePants and Philosophy, which will be released in August 2011.

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