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Diletta De Cristofaro

Research Fellow, Department of Humanities, Northumbria University, Newcastle

Diletta De Cristofaro is a Research Fellow at Northumbria University. She writes about contemporary culture, crises, and the politics of time. She is an expert in the contemporary apocalyptic imagination and the author of "The Contemporary Post-Apocalyptic Novel: Critical Temporalities and the End Times" (Bloomsbury). She is currently working on her Wellcome Trust funded project “Writing the Sleep Crisis”, an analysis of how sleep is represented in contemporary culture.


  • –present
    Research Fellow, Northumbria University, Newcastle


  • 2015 
    University of Nottingham, PhD / American Studies