Bill Hutchison


Research Interests: 

Science and technology, cultural studies, animal / nonhuman, critical theory


Former Coordinator and founding member of the Animal Studies Workshop


Bill Hutchison works on kinds of life and being at the intersection of literature, science, and culture. His current research is on human-machine relations. He completed his undergraduate degree in English and Philosophy at the University of New Mexico in 2010 and the Master of Arts Program in the Humanities (MAPH) at the University of Chicago in 2012. Prior to pursuing his PhD, Bill worked as a bookseller, journalist, teacher, animal advocate, and helicopter hangar window-washer.

Teaching Experience: 

University of Chicago:

Sole Instructor
Technorelations: Intimacy, Bodies, Machines (Spring 2018)

Course Assistant
Introduction to Fiction (Winter 2017)
Introduction to Poetry (Winter 2015)
Shakespeare's History Plays (Fall 2016)

Writing Intern
Media Aesthetics: Image, Text, Sound I (Fall 2012, 2 sections)
Media Aesthetics: Image, Text, Sound II (Winter 2013, 2 sections)
Media Aesthetics: Image, Text, Sound III (Spring 2013, 2 sections)

School of the Art Institute of Chicago:

Sole Instructor
Speculative Fiction / SF, Fall 2017