Faculty & Staff

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Holly Jackson, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of English, College of Liberal Arts
  • Telephone: 617.287.6700
  • Office Location: Wheatley Hall, 06, 0022

Areas of Expertise

American literature and culture, especially the nineteenth-century novel; critical race studies; kinship studies; queer studies; nineteenth-century American radicalism, subcultures, and utopian thought


PhD, Brandeis University

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Conference presentations and invited talks:

Early African American Print Culture in Theory and Practice Symposium, McNeil Center for Early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania.
Pictures and Progress: Early Photography and African American Identity Symposium, Duke University.
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
Modernist Studies Association
American Literature Association
American Studies Association
African American Literature and Culture Society

Modern Language Association

Courses Taught:

American Romanticism; American Realism; Queer Theory; Sex, Family, and the Nation in American Fiction;
American Gothic Fiction; The Imagined Civil War.


Norman Foerster Prize (for best essay published in American Literature), 2015

Nineteenth-Century Studies Association Article Prize, 2008