Dr. Jeffrey Nelson

Associate Professor, English Department


Dr. Jeffrey Nelson’s Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., English, University of Chicago, 1989
  • M.A., English, University of Chicago, 1981
  • B.A., English, Illinois Wesleyan, 1980

Classes Taught


  • A translation of three Neo-Latin lullabies by Giovanni Pontano. The Southern Humanities Review, 49.3 (Summer, 2005).
  • The Poetry of Robert Tofte 1597-1620. A Critical Old-Spelling Edition. New York: Garland Press, 1994.
  • Review: Thomas Roche. Petrarch and the English Sonnet Sequences. Modern Philology 88.2 (November 1990): 183-6.
  • Review: Rethinking the Henrician Era: Essays on Early Tudor Texts and Contexts Medievalia et Humanistica, n.s., no. 22 (1995): 265-74.
  • Review: Heather Dubrow. Echoes of Desire: English Petrarchism and Its Counterdiscourses. Sixteenth Century Journal XXVII.3 (Fall 1996): 832-33.