English Department Faculty

Houston Wood

Professor of English

Houston WoodEducation:

M.A. University of California, Santa Barbara

Ph.D. University of Hawaiʿi 

Courses Recently Taught:

WRI 1200 Research, Argument, and Writing

ENG 2301 World Film Studies

ENG 3320 Film Theory and Criticism

ENG 4100 Shakespeare Seminar

SOC 2600 Peace Studies


Publications:Native Features

Wood has published three books:

The Reality of Ethnomethodology

Displacing Natives: The Rhetorical Production of Hawai'i 

Native Features: Indigenous Films from Around the World 


Forthcoming Work

Oxford University Press will publish Wood's textbook, Invitation to Peace Studies, in July, 2014.

Fun Fact

Before coming to HPU in 1997, Wood had previously worked as sociologist, building recycler, arborist, farmer, and middle-school English teacher.