Dragoş Manea is a lecturer at the University of Bucharest, where he teaches courses in American literature, cultural memory studies, perpetrator studies, and media studies, and where he serves as the director of the Center for American Studies. His main research interests include the adaptation of history, cultural memory, and the relationship between ethics and fiction. Relevant publications include “Western Nightmares: Manifest Destiny and the Representation of Genocide in Weird Fiction” (Studies in Comics 8:2, 2017) and Reframing the Perpetrator in Contemporary Comics: On the Importance of the Strange (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022). He is a recipient of the Sabin Award for Comics Scholarship (2017).