Nathan Garrelts

Nathan Garrelts holds a Ph.D. in American Studies from Michigan State University. He has served as a department head, writing center director, writing program coordinator, and primary investigator on several grants. As a scholar, he is especially interested in critical approaches to comics, video games, film, and other narrative media. He has edited two collections of essays on digital games: Digital Gameplay (2005) and The Meaning and Culture of Grand Theft Auto (2006). Dr. Garrelts also regularly contributes to the website Bad Subjects. Above all, he loves helping students become passionate readers and writers.


Associate Professor
Office: PRK 120-I
Phone: (231) 591-5899
E-mail:  garrelts1@ferris.edu