Wake Forest University
Andrew Burkett is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Wake Forest University. In 2008, he received his doctoral degree in English at Duke University where he wrote his dissertation under the supervision of Thomas Pfau. Burkett’s general research interests center on the intersections of literature, science, and technology in the nineteenth century. He has articles published in journals ranging from Nineteenth Century Studies to Quarterly Review of Film and Video. His current book project derives from his doctoral thesis and is entitled Romantic Uncertainty: The Idea of Chance in British Literature, Art, and Science, 1789-1859.