Michael T. Wilson

Academic Specialty:

Cultural studies, popular fiction, gender studies, American literature


  • Ph.D., University of Georgia
  • M.A., University of Georgia

Recent Publications:

  • “’There has to be a first time for everything,’ Eleanor told herself”: Delayed Adolescence and Parentification in The Haunting of Hill House.Studies in American Fiction. Fall 2022, V. 49, Issue 2 [Published Spring 2024 due to Covid delays]. https://doi.org/10.1353/saf.2022.a920139
  • "Wharton’s Revision of Guardian-Ward Romance Fiction in Summer." The Edith Wharton Review. 11 May 2022 [published 2023 due to Covid delays] 3; 38 (1): 21–49. doi: https://doi.org/10.5325/editwharrevi.38.1.0021
  • “‘When you get married, you'll know more about these things:’ Shirley Jackson's Sustained Critique of Husbands and Marriage.” The Journal of American Culture. Volume 45, Issue 4, December 2022. Link.
  • “’How the dinner revolves’: Eating, Food, and Consumption in the Fiction of Shirley Jackson.” Shirley Jackson: A Companion, Peter Lang, 2021. Link.
  • Minecraft Fiction.” The Microgenre: A Quick Look at Small Culture, Bloomsbury Academic, 2020. Link.
Title: Associate Professor
Department: Department of English

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-4957

Office address
Sanford Hall 236