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Cameron Wilson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Education


  • Ph.D., English: Literature of the Americas, Trinity College Dublin

  • MA, English: Literary Studies, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

  • BA, English, Covenant College

Bio

Cameron Wilson is an Associate Professor in the English Department at William Jessup. Ever since his first American literature course in college, Cameron has been fascinated by American literature and its bottomless well of fascinating works. His current research focuses on project-based learning, the American short story, and twentieth- and twenty-first century American literature.

Work/Publications

  • “The Other in the Self: A Hermeneutics of Otherness in Ray Bradbury’s ‘The Traveller,” Exploring the Horror of Supernatural Fiction: Ray Bradbury’s Elliott Family, (Routledge, 2020)
  • “Third-person Ventriloquism”: Microdialogues and Polyphony in George Saunders’s ‘Victory Lap,’ George Saunders: Critical Essays, American Literature Readings in the 21st Century, ed. Philip Coleman and Steve Gronert Ellerhoff (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)
  • “Ultimate Concerns and Passionate Convictions: Walker Percy’s Religious Atheists,” Sacred Literature, Secular Religion, Le Moyne University, Syracuse, New York. October 2015
  • "Directives and Dialogism: A Bakhtinian Reading of George Saunders's 'Victory Lap,'" International Conference on the Short Story in English, Vienna, Austria. July 2014
  • "The Search and the Postsecular in the Novels of Walker Percy," Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA. May 2014
  • "The Dialectic of Belief: Participation and Uncertainty in Walker Percy's Lost in the Cosmos," Walker Percy Conference, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA. October 2013
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