Kevin Dettmar is a literary, music, and cultural critic whose scholarship specializes in British and Irish modernism and contemporary popular music. He has written for academic anthologies as well as The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly and The Chronicle of Higher Education. Dettmar is the co-editor for the Oxford University Press book series Modernist Literature & Culture, general editor of the Longman Anthology of British Literature, and author of the 33 1/3 book Gang Of Four: Entertainment! He is the W.M. Keck Professor of English at Pomona College, and is based in California.