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College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

Kimberly Jackson

Kimberly JacksonAssociate Professor and Chair, Department of Language & Literature
19th Century British literature and literary theory
Phone: (239) 590-7423
Office: RH 219

Ph.D. (Comparative Literature), State University of New York at Buffalo, 2005

Teaching Interests: 19th Century British Literature, The Gothic, Literary Theory, 20th Century Horror

Research Interests: Horror, Gothicism, modern adn postmodern philosophy adn 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’s first monograph, titled Technology, Monstrosity, and Reproduction in Twenty-First-Century Horror, was published with Palgrave in 2013. She is now working on her second monograph, “Gender and the Nuclear Family in Twenty-First Century Horror,” due to come out in 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.