Doctor of Philosophy in English

Master of Arts in English, Claremont Graduate University

Master of Arts in Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary

Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies and English, Azusa Pacific University

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Chase  Pielak

Chase Pielak, PhD

College of Liberal Arts


Chase Pielak earned his PhD in English in 2011 from Claremont Graduate University. His first book, Memorializing Animals in the Romantic Period, is forthcoming with Ashgate. He has articles published and forthcoming on nineteenth-century literature and posthuman criticism in Victorian Literature and Culture, Modern Language Studies, Nineteenth Century Studies, The Mid-Atlantic Almanack, Popular Culture Review, and The Edith Wharton Review.


Dr. Chase Pielak, Assistant Professor in the College of Liberal Arts, presented the unpublished paper Yes, But in a Zombie Apocalypse at the Annual Meeting of the Far West Popular Culture Association, Las Vegas, NV, which he collaborated on with former Ashford professor Dr. Alex Cohen.