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James H. Brownlee

James H. Brownlee

Contact Information:
Haviland Hall Room 16

Professor of English; Chair, Department of Language and Literature


Ph.D.:  English Language and Literature, University of Minnesota, 1994.
Dissertation:  Limits, Risks, and Possibilities:  Discourse and Religion in a Selection of Twentieth Century American Novels.
M.A.:   English Language and Literature, University of Minnesota, 1990.
B.A.:   English, Wheaton College, 1983.


Senior Fulbright Scholar, Department of Literature and Philology, Russian American Christian University (2005-2006)

Recent Scholarly Work

"Character Development and The Early Manuscripts of Flannery O'Connor's The Violent Bear It Away."  Dialogue (Spring 2006): 63-72 (translated into Russian).

"Reflections from Underground:  Walker Percy's The Second Coming and Fyodor Dostoevsky's Notes from Underground." Conference on Christianity and Literature. Blufton College, Blufton, OH, October 2003.

Teaching Assignments

ENG 145 English Composition
ENG 200 Literature in Society
ENG 230 Foundations of American Literature
ENG 360 Genre Studies: Drama and Fiction
ENG 381 Introduction to Linguistics
ENG 390 African American Literature and Culture