Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois

Brandon Jones

Graduate Student

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Research Interests

Twentieth-Century to Contemporary American Literature, Environmental Humanities, Literature and Science, Posthumanism

Selected Publications

Book Contributions

  • "Mattering." Posthuman Glossary. Ed. Rosi Braidotti and Maria Hlavajova. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.

Journal Articles

  • "Alfred North Whitehead's Flat Ontology: Casting the Bifurcation of Nature as the Other Hard Problem of Consciousness." Journal of Consciousness Studies 21.5-6 (2014): 174-195.


  • "'Animals like me': Trans-species Intra-actions and Cognitive Ecologies in The Echo Maker." O-Zone: A Journal of Object-Oriented Studies 1. 2014. <>.


  • Rev. of "Writing Another Future: Science Fiction, the Arts and Humanities" (Symposium). Science Fiction Studies 41.1 (2014): 236-238.
  • Rev. of The Ecology of Modernism: American Environments and Avant-Garde Poetics, by Joshua Schuster. Twentieth-Century Literature 62.3 (2016): Forthcoming.