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About Joseph Carroll

Joseph Carroll, a recipient of both the Chancellor's and President's Award for Research and Creativity, teaches nineteenth-century British literature, literary theory, short stories, and interdisciplinary seminars in the Honors College. He is the author of The Cultural Theory of Matthew Arnold; Wallace Stevens' Supreme Fiction; Evolution and Literary Theory; Literary Darwinism; Reading Human Nature; and Graphing Jane Austen (co-authored). He has produced an edition of Darwin's On the Origin of Species and is co-editor of Evolution, Literature, and Film: A Reader. In 2012, he helped organize an international conference at UMSL. A co-edited volume of essays, Darwin’s Bridge: Uniting the Sciences and Humanities, originated from that conference. Carroll is editor in chief of Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture.

Positions

Present Curators' Professor of English, University of Missouri-St. Louis Department of English
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Present Editor-in-Chief, Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture
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Education

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PhD, University of California, Berkeley ‐ Comparative Literature
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MA, University of California, Berkeley ‐ Comparative Literature
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BA, University of California, Berkeley ‐ English
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