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Jonahs Kneitly

Ph.D. Program


M.A., University of Texas at Tyler, 2020


Jonahs is a Ph.D. student in the Department of English. His research focuses on American literature of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and he is specifically interested in the issues of pain and illness and how these issues intersect with gender and sexuality. He has taught beginning composition at the University of Texas at Tyler and currently teaches ENGL 104 Composition and Rhetoric at Texas A&M University.

Research Interests

  • 19th and 20th Century American Literature and Culture
  • Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • Religion and Spirituality
  • African American Literature


“Rappaccini’s Queer Daughter: Gender Non-Conformity in “Rappaccini’s Daughter”.” The Explicator, Taylor Francis Group, 01 July 2021