Jonathan Schroeder


Research Interests: 

Transnational American Literature, History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, History of Emotion, Affect Theory, Historical Epistemology, Digital Humanities

Graduation Year: 


Dissertation Title: 

"Prisoners of Love: An Atlantic History of Nostalgia, 1688-1925"


American Cultures, Memory/Trauma, Material Cultures, Knowledge/Value, Macroanalysis in the Humanities Working Group, Digital Humanities Forum


  • “The Confinement of Nostalgia: Disease in the Civil War Prison.” Arizona Quarterly (forthcoming 2016)
  • “The Circulation of Nostalgia: Bodies of Knowledge, Geographies of Emotion, and the Bonds of Empire.” (under review)
  • "The Painting of Modern Light: Local Color before Regionalism," American Literature, Volume 86, Number 3, September 2014

Teaching Experience: 

Spring 2016: Lecturer, “Database Archaeologies: Computational Methods for Historical Analysis.”
2015-16: B.A. Preceptor for English Honors Theses
2013-14: B.A. Preceptor for English Honors Theses
Fall 2011: Lecturer, "The Lost History of Nostalgia"
Fall 2010: Course Assistant, “Introduction to Fiction”
Spring 2010: Course Assistant, "Shakespeare: Romances and Tragedies"
Winter 2010: Course Assistant, "The American Classics"

Job Placement: 

Postdoctoral Associate in English and Digital Humanities, Yale University
Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick