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Jack Love

Ph.D. Program
  • LAAH 389
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BA, Dallas Baptist University, 2019
MA, University of Tennessee, 2022


Jack is a PhD candidate in the Department of English. He graduated with a BA from Dallas Baptist University and a MA from the University of Tennessee. His research focuses on ecocriticism, plantation modernism, and ocean studies in trans-Atlantic literature in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He has taught English 104, 210, and 203 at Texas A&M.

Research Interests

  • 19th and 20th century studies
  • Trans-Atlantic Literature
  • American Literature
  • Ecocriticism
  • Environmental Humanities


  • National Endowment of the Humanities Summer Scholar at Georgia College Institute: “Reconsidering Flannery O’Connor”
  • Journal Article: “Latinx in the Margins of American Television: Breaking Bad.” Response: A Journal of Popular and American Culture, , vol. 8, no. 2, 2023.  
  • Hamlin Hill Prize in Historical Literary Study, Texas A&M Department of English, 2022 – 2023
  • American Humor Studies Judith Yaross Lee Publication Grant, 2022 – 2023
  • Journal Article: “Colonial Discourse and Tradition in John Dryden’s The Indian Emperour.” HyperCultura, vol. 11, 2022, pp. 2 -16.
  • “Hazel Motes and Midcult Religion in Flannery O’Connor’s ‘Wise Blood.'” Christianity & Literature, vol. 73, no. 1, forthcoming in March 2024.
  • Participant in the PhD Seminar at the Roosevelt Institute of American Studies, Leiden University, Middelburg, Netherlands