Alex Hogue - Coastal Carolina University
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Alex Hogue

Associate Professor, German

Contact Alex Hogue

Brittain Hall 221

Spring 2023 Office Hours
Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays 10:00am - 12:00pm
*Please email for an appointment. 


With a dissertation titled I, (Post)Human: Being and Subjectivity in the Quest to Build Artificial People, Alex Hogue finished his PhD at the University of Cincinnati in 2016. Along the way, Dr Hogue has published on the philosophy of Trans- and Posthumanism with the Critical Posthumanism Network and the New German Review. An avid gamer, Dr Hogue is currently researching role playing games as immersive experiences in the teaching of foreign language and culture.

When not teaching or researching, Dr Hogue can usually be found cooking, gaming, watching science fiction and fantasy films/TV, or playing with his cats.


Ph.D.,  University of Cincinnati, 2016 with a Certificate in Film and Media Studies
M.A., University of Kentucky, 2010
B.A., Kent State University, 2008

Teaching Areas

German Language and Culture (especially Romanticism to the present), Film, Games, War Cinema, Posthumanism

Research Areas

Posthumanism, Transhumanism, New Media, Game Studies, Film Studies, Science Fiction, German Media and Culture 1815-Present, War Cinema