David H. Wilson, Ph.D.

Lake Campus Liberal Arts
Professor, English; Humanities and Social Sciences Unit Director
Dwyer Hall 257, 7600 Lake Campus Dr, Celina, OH 45822-2921

David H. Wilson received a B.A. in English from Wittenberg University, a M.A. in English from University of Massachusetts-Boston, a M.A. in Science Fiction Studies from University of Liverpool, and a Ph.D. in English from Michigan State University. Writing under the pseudonym D. Harlan Wilson, he is Professor of English and Director of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Lake Campus.


Courses Wilson teaches at the Lake Campus include the following:

FMS 1310 Introduction to Film Studies
TH 2140 Theatre in Western Culture
ENG 1100 Academic Writing & Reading
ENG 2100 Research Writing & Argument
ENG 2040 Great Books
ENG 2050 African American Literature
ENG 3000 Business Writing
ENG 3020 Topics in Writing
ENG 3210 British Texts: Medieval to 17th Century
ENG 3310 American Texts: Colonial to 1890
ENG 3320 American Texts: 1890 to 21st Century
ENG 3830 Introduction to Fiction Writing
ENG 4300 Studies in American Literature
ENG 4450 Studies in Literary Theory
EGR 3350 Technical Communications for Engineers & Computer Scientists

Research Statement

Wilson is the author of over thirty books of fiction and nonfiction, and he has published hundreds of stories, essays, and reviews in journals, magazines, and anthologies across the world in multiple languages. Click here to see a selection of his books.

Among Wilson's most recent books are The Psychotic Dr. SchreberNatural Complexions, and J.G. Ballard, which were finalists for, respectively, the Big Other Readers' Choice Award, The Guardian’s Not the Booker Prize, and the Locus Award. Library Journal called his latest novel, Outré, "a wild, surreal modern trip down the rabbit hole. Anyone who enjoys stream-of-consciousness stories, as well as fans of artists Salvador Dalí and René Magritte, will enjoy this hallucinatory dreamscape."


In addition to serving as Director of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the Lake Campus, Wilson is editor-in-chief of Anti-Oedipus Press, reviews editor of the academic journal Extrapolation, and managing editor of Guide Dog Books, the nonfiction syndicate of Raw Dog Screaming Press.

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