Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Language & Literature
20th Century Horror, 19th Century British literature and literary theory
Phone: (239) 590-7423
E-Mail: email@example.com Office: RH 219
Ph.D. (Comparative Literature), State University of New York at Buffalo, 2005
Teaching Interests: 20th Century Horror, 19th Century British Literature, The Gothic, Literary Theory, 20th Century Horror
Research Interests: Horror, Gothicism, modern and postmodern philosophy and literary theory
Professor Jackson began as Assistant Professor of English at FGCU in the fall of 2005. In addition to Composition I and II and Introduction to Literature, she has taught upper level undergraduate and graduate courses on nineteenth-century British literature (focusing on mad scientist texts and the gothic), 20th century horror, and literary theory. Professor Jackson has published two monographs with Palgrave Macmillan Press:
Technology, Monstrosity, and Reproduction in Twenty-First-Century Horror (2013) and Gender and the Nuclear Family in Twent-First-Century Horror (2015). She is now working on an edited collection on horror television series, which is under review at Routledge Press.
Gender and the Nuclear Family in Twenty-First-Century Horror. Palgrave Macmillan. 2015.
Technology, Monstrosity, and Reproduction in Twenty-First Century Horror. Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. “Non-Evolutionary Degeneration in Arthur Machen’s Supernatural Tales.”
Victorian Literature & Culture 41 (2013): 125-135. “
Splice: The Postmodern Prometheus.” Horror Studies 3.1 (2012): 125-38. “The Contagion of the Image in William Malone’s
Feardotcom.” Post Script 30.1 (2010): 55-65 “Dangerous Similitude in Charles Dickens’ ‘To Be Read at Dusk.’”
Journal of the Short Story in English 52 (2009). “The Resurrection of the Image.”
Theory, Culture, and Society 26.5 (2009). 30-43. “Techno-Human Infancy in Gore Verbinski’s
The Ring.” The Scary Screen: Media Anxiety in The Ring. Ed. Kristin Lacefield. Ashgate, 2010. “Editing as Plastic Surgery: The Swan and the Violence of Image-Creation.”
Configurations 15.1 (2007): 55-76. “Vivisected Language in H. G. Wells’
The Island of Dr. Moreau.” The Wellsian 29 (2006): 22-35.