Aaron Toscano


Aaron Toscano

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Associate Professor

Speaker Bio

Aaron Toscano is an Associate Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, specializing in Rhetoric, Technical Communication, Gender Studies, Science Fiction, and Cultural Studies. His monograph Video Games and American Culture: How Ideology Influences Virtual Worlds (Lexington Books, 2020) examines video games as products of American culture. His first monograph Marconi’s Wireless and the Rhetoric of a New Technology (Springer, 2012) combines technical communication and science and technology studies (STS) to explain how technology is a product of a culture's time period.


Paper: From the Fringes to the Mainstream: Conspiracy Theories and American Cultural Dis-ease