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Jackson Joins Department

August 28, 2012


The Department welcomes Dr. Mark Jackson as new assistant professor of English.

His research interests are in seventeenth-century English literature and early modern science and medicine, especially the writings of Francis Bacon.  His dissertation, “The Prolongation of Life in Early Modern Literature and Culture,” received the Howell-Voitle Dissertation Award from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  His articles and reviews have appeared in Notes & Queries, The Ben Jonson Journal, and Sixteenth Century Journal.  

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