Visiting Scholars

Alex Creighton

I specialize in eighteenth-century British literature and culture, and in my research I bring together formal and historicist methods to examine music, novels, and visual satire. I am currently an ACLS Emerging Voices Postdoctoral Fellow at U.C. Berkeley, and I have previously taught courses in English, creative writing, expository writing, and women’s and gender studies at Johns Hopkins University and Harvard University.

In my current book project, Fiction’s Metronomes, I write about how time shapes the way that we live, as well as about how media that take time...