Scott Poole

Scott Poole is a professor of history at the College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C. He is the author of "Monsters in America: Our Historic Obsession with the Hideous and the Haunting," as well as a number of other books dealing with popular culture and American history. He is an advisor to his college's Socialist Club and its chapter of United Students Against Sweatshops and is an active member of the Communist Party in S.C. He likes horror and science fiction ... a lot.