Extended Interview: Mathias Clasen

Extended Interview: Mathias Clasen Gallows Hill: Let’s start with a quick introduction on who you are, what you do, and how you came to be a horror researcher. Mathias Clasen: I’m an associate professor in literature and media in the English Department at Aarhus University, a large research university in Denmark. My main research focus is on horror—its history, forms, functions, and appeal. My primary training is in literary study, but I’m also interested in audiovisual and interactive horror—films, video games, live-action horror attractions, you name it. It spooks you,…