Patrick Deer teaches in the English Department at New York University. His teaching interests include 20th-century British literature, war culture, modernism, postcolonial literature and theory, Anglophone literature, cultural studies, the novel and film, critical theory, and gender studies. He is Guest Editor of 'The Ends of War', a Special Issue of Social Text (2007) vol. 25.2., and Co-Editor, with Gyan Prakash and Ella Shohat, of 'Reflections on the Work of Edward Said: Special Issue', Social Text 87 (2006) vol. 24.2. His published work also includes, 'The Dogs of War: Myths of British Anti-Americanism', in AntiAmericanism, edited by Andrew Ross and Kristin Ross (New York University Press, 2004), and 'Defusing the English Patient', an essay on the film adaptation of Michael Ondaatje's novel commissioned for A Companion to Literature and Film, edited Robert Stam (Basil Blackwell, 2004).