James H. Brownlee

James BrownleeEducation

  • Ph.D., English Language and Literature, University of Minnesota
  • 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
  • B.A., English, Wheaton College


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

  • English Composition
  • Literature in Society
  • Foundations of American Literature
  • Genre Studies: Drama and Fiction
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • African American Literature and Culture