faculty

Brian Elliott

ENGLISH

Office

Main Hall 313C

Contact

406-683-7104

brian.elliott@umwestern.edu

Brian Elliott earned his B.S.in Computer Science and English from Muskingum University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in English from Ohio University, where his research focused on nineteenth-century American literature and Transatlantic Romanticism. His research and teaching interests include early American literature, British and Transatlantic Romanticism, satire, mythology and folklore, and the social dimensions of violence in literature.

Elliott has recently presented work on Ambrose Bierce at the American Literature Association symposium on crime fiction and Charles Brockden Brown at the College English Association annual conference. His current research project explores the role of revenge in American frontier novels. At Montana Western, he teaches courses in graphic novels, early American literature, fantasy and science fiction, and composition. Elliott comes to Montana Western from his previous position as Assistant Professor of English at Urbana University in Ohio, where he also served as Chair of Humanities and director of the William G. Edwards Honors Program.