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Jason Arthur, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English English

816-501-4345

Office: Sedgwick 221


"But if these years have taught me anything it is this: you can never run away. Not ever. The only way out is in."
-The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, 2008, Junot Díaz

  • B.A., Rockhurst University, 1999
  • M.A., Creighton University, 2001
  • Ph.D., University of Missouri, 2007

Dr. Arthur specializes in twentieth- and twenty-first-century American literature and culture. His research interests include documentary art, the Beats, transpacific fiction, and contemporary regionalism. He is a Regional Delegate for the Modern Language Association.