Arnhold Faculty Fellow
Marco Caracciolo is a postdoctoral researcher at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies and at the English Department of the University of Freiburg in Germany. Before coming to Freiburg, he has held fellowships in Bologna, Hamburg, and Groningen, and he has been a "Project Narrative" visiting scholar at Ohio State University. Marco is mainly interested in phenomenological approaches to literature and cognitive narrative theory. His work has been published in journals such as Poetics Today, Narrative, Modern Fiction Studies, and Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences. He is the author of The Experientiality of Narrative: An Enactivist Approach (De Gruyter, 2014; honorable mention for the Perkins Prize of the International Society for the Study of Narrative). He has two books forthcoming in December 2016: Strange Narrators in Contemporary Fiction: Explorations in Readers' Engagement with Characters (University of Nebraska Press) and A Passion for Specificity: Confronting Inner Experience in Literature and Science (co-authored with psychologist Russell Hurlburt; Ohio State University Press).