Jennifer Fuller

Assistant Professor of English


Phone: (601) 979-1132

Office Location: Dollye M.E, Robinson Liberal Arts Building, 4th floor, Office 412




M.A./Ph.D. English Literature and Language, University of Tulsa, 2013

B.A. English Literature and Language, Furman University, 2007



Victorian/ Edwardian literature, Adventure fiction, Novel and Short story, Masculinity, Pacific studies, Ecocriticism




  • ENG 320 British Literature II
  • ENG 423 Shakespeare’s Tragedies
  • ENG 423 Shakespeare's Comedies
  • ENG 424 Milton
  • ENG 421 Chaucer
  • ENG 428 Victorian Literature



2007-Present, Modern Language Association

2007-Present, North American Victorian Studies Association

2010-Present, Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies

2010-Present, Victorians Institute

2011-Present, Phi Kappa Phi




2016, Dark Paradise: Pacific Islands in the Nineteenth-Century British Imagination, Edinburgh University Press

Beyond Atlantis: Islands of Discovery and Imagination (Complete in Draft), Co-Authored with David Chapman

Articles and Book Chapters:

2020, Forthcoming: “Short Stories of the Southern Seas: The Island as Collective in the Works of Louis Becke,” Worlding the South: The Colonial Southern Hemisphere and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination, edited by Porscha Fermanis and Sarah Comyn, Manchester University Press

2020, “He Who Has Eyes Let Him See: Sartorial Choice and Soteriological Destiny in R.M. Ballantyne's Jarwin and Cuffy,” Journal of Victorian Culture, 25.1

2019, “‘Ordinary Teacher-Woman:’ The Complicated Figure of the Mother/Teacher in Late Victorian Fiction,” Victorians: A Journal of Culture and Literature, 135

2015, “Terror in the South Seas: Violence, Relationships, and the Works of Louis Becke,” Australasian Journal of Victorian Studies, 20.2

2015, “Victorian Advice in a Modern World,” Phi Kappa Phi Forum, 95.2

2013, “Of Queens and Cannibals: Visions of Leadership in R.M. Ballantyne’s Pacific Works,” Victorians Institute Journal, 41

2013, “Seeking Wild Eyre: Landscape and the Environment in Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre,” Ecozon@: European Journal of Literature, Culture and Environment, 4.2

Reviews and Annotations:

2019, Review of The Victorian Male Body edited by Joanne Ella Parsons and Ruth Heholt, Victorian Periodicals Review, 52.2

2018, Review of Forms of Empire: The Poetics of Victorian Sovereignty by Nathan K. Hensley, Settlers, War, and Empire in the Press: Unsettling News in Australia and Britain, 1863-1902 by Sam Hutchinson, and Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art by Fariha Shaikh, Victorian Periodicals Review, 51.4

2016, “Short Order Citations Relay” co-authored with Catherine Gray, The Discovery Tool Cookbook: Recipes for Successful Lesson Plans

2015, Review of Faces of Perfect Ebony: Encountering Atlantic Slavery in Imperial Britain, by Catherine Molineux, Victoriographies, 5.3

2013, Review of The Science of Religion in Britain, 1860-1915, by Marjorie Wheeler-Barclay. Victoriographies, 3.2

2011-Present, The Research Society for Victorian Periodicals (RSVP): Contributor

2011-2012, Routledge Annotated Bibliography of English Studies (ABES): Contributor

Specialist Reader, Ecozon@: European Journal of Literature, Culture and Environment

Specialist Reader, ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment