Short CV/Education and training

  • 2007
    Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities,University of Cambridge

  • 2009 – 2010
    Visiting Research Associate, Center for Cultural Analysis, Rutgers University

  • 2010
    C. P Snow Memorial Fellow at the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin

  • Since 2011
    Dean for Learning and Teaching, College of Arts, University of Glasgow

Selected publications

Books

  • Jenkins, A.: Michael Faraday's Mental Exercises: An Artisan Essay-Circle in Regency London.(Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2008) Pp. 250 + ix. ISBN 1846311403.

  • Jenkins, A.: Space and the "March of Mind": Literature and the Physical Sciences in Britain, 1815-1850 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007). Pp. 250 + x. ISBN 0199209928.

  • Jenkins, A.: Rereading Victorian Fiction, co-edited with Juliet John (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000, 2nd edn ). Pp. 218 + xvi. ISBN: 0333714458 (hardback), 0333973852 (paperback).

  • Jenkins, A.: Rethinking Victorian Culture, co-edited with Juliet John (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000, repr. 2000). Pp. 244 + xiv. ISBN: 0333714466.

Articles and Chapters

  • Jenkins, A.: "Mathematics and Mental Health in Early Nineteenth-century England". BSHM Bulletin: Journal of the British Society for the History of Mathematics, 25 (2010), 92-103.

  • Jenkins, A.: "Politeness and Intertextuality in Michael Faraday's Artisan Essay-circle", in The Working-Class Intellectual in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Britain, ed. by Aruna Krishnamurthy (Farnham: Ashgate, 2009), 219-234.

  • Jenkins, A.: "George Eliot, Geometry and Gender", Essays and Studies (Cambridge: Brewer, 2008), pp. 72-90.

  • Jenkins, A.: "Technique and Technology: Electronic Voting Systems in an English Literature Lecture", Pedagogy, 7.3 (Fall 2007), 526-533.

  • Jenkins, A.: "Alexander von Humboldt's Kosmos and the Beginnings of Ecocriticism", ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment 14.2 (Summer 2007), 89-105.

  • Jenkins, A.: "What the Victorians Learned: Geometry", Journal of Victorian Culture, 12.2 (2007), 267-72.



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • 'Nineteenth-Century Euclid: Geometry and the Literary Imagination from Wordsworth to Wells'. 34-month project funded by the European Research Council.

  • 'Disciplinary Cultures: Negotiating the Boundaries of Literature and Science, 1815-1859'. 12-month project part-funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, UK.

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

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