Michael Yates


B.A., The Evergreen State College, 1998
M.A., California State University, 2008
Ph.D., University of Edinburgh (in progress)

Biographical Note

Currently studying critical theory, narratology, and postmodernism at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. I am working on a Ph.D. research project based on modal theory and narrative irony.

Publication Types

Non-Fiction, Scholastic, Journalism

Latest Publication Title

"The trajectory of ironic descent: An analysis of the antihero in the works of Dostoyevsky and Camus." Diss. Carson: California State University, 2008

Additional Publications

"Boom or Bust? The Crisis Facing Japanese Higher Education" Japanzine Magazine – April 7, 2008
"Alienation at Home and Abroad: Rebellion and the Search for Acceptance" Japanzine Magazine - August 8, 2007