Pettersson Peeker, Aili

Aili Pettersson Peeker is a PhD student in the English department at UCSB. Her research interests include narrative theory, cognitive literary studies, and narrative ethics. She mainly studies twentieth- and twenty-first-century American literature and holds an MA in Literature – Culture – Media from Lund University, Sweden, where her MA thesis examined the relation between second-person narration and narrative empathy in David Foster Wallace’s short stories.



SH 2432-P or SH 2710 (ACGCC)

Office Hours: 

Fall 2019 - In SH 2710 Thurs. 1:50 pm - 3:50 pm & by appt.


Mailing Address: 

English Department
UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9580


Literature and the Mind
American Literature
Literary Theory

Recent Courses Taught

Quarter Course Title
Summer B 2019 ENGL 170SB Story and the Brain