* Jason Carney (2014), The Shadow Modernism of Weird Tales: Experimental Pulp Fiction in the Age of Modernist Reflection (Ph.D thesis for Case Western. Explores the extent to which the best writing in Weird Tales aligns with the canonical accounts of modernism, as given by the early theorists of the movement. The most ambitious of the Weird Tales authors wove new modernist approaches into conventional realism, and thus discovered ways to make ordinary phenomena seem weird)

* Jeffrey Michael Renye (2013), Panic on the British Borderlands: The Great God Pan, Victorian Sexuality, and Sacred Space in the Works of Arthur Machen (Ph.D thesis for Temple University, Philadelphia. Identifies Lovecraft as the first critical writer on Machen)

* Eleanor Toland (2014), “And Did Those Hooves: Pan and the Edwardians” (Masters dissertation for the University of Wellington, NZ. Surveys the curiously British mythos that various authors together evolved around Pan in Edwardian Britain. Sees the Pan mythos as ending with the advent of the First World War, and does not consider the later reception of the Pan stories or the example they gave of the rapid development of a new mythos from many hands)