Puskar, Jason

Associate Professor


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. “Counting on the Body: Techniques of Embodied Digitality.” New Media and Society. (2019).
Puskar, Jason. “Hazardous Individualism.” The Routledge Companion to Risk and Media. (2019).
Puskar, Jason R. “Institutions: Reading and Writing.” The Cambridge Handbook of Literary Authorship. (2019): 429-443.
Puskar, Jason R. “William Dean Howells, A Hazard of New Fortunes.” Handbook of the American Novel of the Nineteenth Century. De Gruyter, (2018): 490-507.
Puskar, Jason R. “Hypereconomics: Frank Norris, Thomas Piketty, and Neoclassical Economic Romance.” Studies in American Naturalism 12.1 (2017): 28-49.
Puskar, Jason R. “'Insurance'.” Wallace Stevens in Context. Ed. McLoed, Glen. Cambridge University Press, (2017).
Puskar, Jason R. ““Hazardous Business”: Nella Larsen’s Passing and Risk Racialization.” English Language Notes 54.2 (2016): 93-106.
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).