Jason Puskar

Associate Professor
 (414) 229-4637
 Curtin Hall 423


PhD, English and American Language and Literature, Harvard University, 2004
MPhil, English Literature, University of Oxford, 1997

Teaching and Research Interests:

Late 19th and 20th Century American Literature and Culture
Science and Technology Studies
History of Photography
Economic History and Theory

Selected Publications:

Puskar, Jason R. “’Insurance’.” Wallace Stevens in Context. Cambridge University Press, (2016).
Puskar, Jason R. ““Black and White and Read All Over: Photography and the Voices of Richard Wright”.” Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature. (2015).
Puskar, Jason R. “Pistolgraphs: Liberal Technoagency and the Nineteenth-Century Camera Gun.” Nineteenth Century Contexts 36.5 (2014): 517-34.
Puskar, Jason R. “Wallace Stevens’s ‘Drastic Community’: Credit, Suretyship, and the Society of Distrust.” Incredible Modernism. Ashgate, (2013).
Puskar, Jason R. Accident Society: Fiction, Collectivity, and the Production of Chance. Stanford University Press, 2012.
Puskar, Jason R. “’Hwa Þas fitte fegde’? Questioning Cynewulf’s Claim of Authorship.” English Studies 92.1 (2011): 1-19.
Puskar, Jason R. “Risking Ralph Ellison.” Daedalus 138.2 (2009): 83-93.
Puskar, Jason R. “William Dean Howells and the Insurance of the Real.” American Literary History. (2006).