Brian Deyo

Assistant Professor
Department of English

Language and Literature

228 Lake Huron Hall
(616) 331-8575


Brian Deyo

ENG 105 Literatures in English
ENG 215 Foundations of Literary Study: Genre
ENG 216 Foundations of Literary Study: Critical Approaches
ENG 221 British Literature II
ENG 303 Studies in World Literature
ENG 382 Nature Writing

Research Interests
Animal Studies
Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twentieth Century British Literature

Recent Publications

Rev. of Susan McHugh, Animal Stories: Narrating Across Species Lines. Configurations: A Journal of Literature, Science, and Technology, 21:2, Spring 2013.

“Rewriting History/Animality in J.M. Coetzee’s Dusklands and Richard Flanagan’s Wanting.” ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature, 44:4, October 2013.

“Subject to Sacrifice: The Repression of the ‘Animal’ in J.M. Coetzee’s Dusklands.” Being for the Other: Issues in Ethics and Animal Rights. Ed. Manish Vyas. New Delhi: Daya, 2011.

B.A., Miami University (OH)
M.A., University of Chicago
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University