Jared Jones

PhD Student


Jared Jones is a PhD candidate interested in scientific and literary imaginations across the long eighteenth century. His research includes aerial perspectives in literature, the history of natural philosophy and circulation of ideas in scientific and literary cultures. His dissertation focuses on the bizarre history of flying machines in British culture before and after the invention of the hot air balloon. His research materials span a wide range of genres, including novels, poems, pantomimes, satirical cartoons, newspaper advertisements and scientific works.

His teaching has so far included courses in fiction, poetry and early British literature, as well as a variety of composition courses, including literature-focused courses and online/offline hybrid sections.

Areas of Expertise
  • Restoration and eighteenth-century literature
  • Romantic literature
  • Science studies
  • MA, English, The Ohio State University, 2014
  • BA, German, West Virginia University, 2012
  • BA, English, West Virginia University, 2012

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