Justin Jackson teaching a class.

Justin Jackson

Professor of English, Director of Writing Center

Faculty Information

Additional Faculty Information for Justin Jackson


Ph.D. in English, Old and Middle English Literature, Purdue University (2004)

M.A. in English, With Distinction, California State University, Fresno (1997)

B.A. in English, Cum Laude, California State University, Fresno (1994)


Princeton Review’s Best 300 Professors (2012)

Professor of the Year (Hillsdale College, 2011)

Emily Daugherty Award for Teaching Excellence (Hillsdale College, 2008).

Select Publications

“Christian Humanism, Theandric Existence: Christology, Atonement, and the Wisdom of Love in Julian of Norwich’s Revelations.” A Companion to Medieval Christian Humanism. Ed. John P. Bequette. Boston: Brill (2016): 313-28.

“Salvation Twice Told: Idolatry, Typology, and Repentance in Genesis B.” In Telling Tales and Crafting Books: Essays in Honor of Thomas H. Ohlgren. Ed. Dorsey Armstrong, Shaun F.D. Hughes, and Alexander Kaufman. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications (2016): 93-117.

Deceit, Desire, and the Novel Fifty Years Later—the Religious Dimension: An Introduction to the Forum.” Co-authored with Ann W. Astell. Journal of Religion and Literature 43.3 (2011): 2-9.

“Freedom and Otherness: The Religious Dimension of Dostoevsky’s Notes from Underground. Journal of Religion and Literature (43.3): 45-52.

Levinas and Medieval Literature: The “Difficult Reading” of English and Rabbinic Texts, with Ann Astell (Duquesne University Press, 2009).

Book Projects

The Pearl-Poet and the Eschatological Imagination

The 14th-Century English Mystics and The Doctrine of Deification