Chris McGee, Longwood University

Dr. Chris McGee of Longwood University will talk about detective story conventions in the Harry Potter series. Dr. McGee teaches Children's Literature, Young Adult Literature, and Film courses and has taught several Harry Potter-intensive courses. His areas of research include popular children's culture, adolescent film, and detective fiction. His forthcoming book, "Full of Secrets: Detective Fiction for Young Readers," discusses mystery conventions in Harry Potter, Lemony Snicket, and a range of other literature for children.