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Brown, Harry J., Ph.D.




English, Asbury Hall, Room 313
Greencastle, IN


Tenzer Family University Professor in Instructional Technology, Associate Professor of English and Chair of the English Department


Harry Brown (PhD, Lehigh University) teaches early American literature, Native American literature, literature of the environment, and game studies. His first book, Injun Joe’s Ghost (2004), examines the figure of the Native American mixed-blood in American writing. His second, Videogames and Education (2008) considers the relation between video games and the humanities. His most recent research involves environmental crisis narratives and American gravestone verse. His recent courses include American Literature: Revolution and Renaissance, Native American Literature, Early American Nature Writing, and First Year Seminar: Imagining Extinction.