Ph.D., University of Rhode Island
Professor Murray has served as co-chair of the Humanities Division and coordinator of the Department of English at Curry. He teaches courses in British literature and film and novel. His research focuses on 19th-century British literature and culture, the history of the novel, and literary and critical theory. He received his bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in English from the Catholic University of America, Harvard University, and the University of Rhode Island, respectively.
He authored Technologies of Power in the Victorian Period: Print Culture, Human Labor, and New Modes of Critique in Charles Dickens's Hard Times, Charlotte Brontë's Shirley, and George Eliot's Felix Holt (Cambria Press, 2010). He has served as editor and reviewer for a number of scholarly journals including Sensate, an online, media-based journal for the creation, presentation, and critique of innovative projects in the arts, humanities, and sciences, which was funded in part by the Office of the Dean of Arts and Humanities at Harvard University.
"The Rhizomatic Growth of Jim Moriarty in the Neo-Victorian Sherlock." (In preparation)
"The Consumer Has Been Added to Your Video Queue." The Journal of Contemporary Thought 33 (Summer 2011): 153-170.
"Nationalism, Patriotism, and New Subjects of Ideological Hegemony." Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry 6.14 (Spring 2011): 29-42.
Technologies of Power in the Victorian Period: Print Culture, Human Labor, and New Modes of Critique in Charles Dickens's Hard Times, Charlotte Brontë's Shirley, and George Eliot's Felix Holt. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2010.
"Refocusing the Gendered Gaze: Role-Playing, Performance and Multiple-Identity in Defoe's Moll Flanders." The AnaChronisT 15 (2010): 43-59.
"Self-Determination or Solidarity?: Franklin and Habermas on Choosing Enlightenment." Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism 18.1 (Spring/Summer 2010): 17-31.
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Name: John Murray
Title: Associate Professor
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