Department of English

Professor George Christian wins Harry H. Ransom Teaching Award

Fri, April 8, 2011

The Department of English congratulates Professor George Christian, who won the Harry H. Ransom Teaching Award for the 2011–2012 year.

The Board of Regents established the Harry H. Ransom Teaching Award in 1981. The College of Liberal Arts honors one teacher with the award each year.

George Christian is an Adjunct Professor of English.  He is a Plan II graduate of UT, where he also earned his law degree, M.A. in English, and Ph.D. in English.  He is working on a second Ph.D. in Modern European History.   A practicing lawyer who has taught British Literature for five years, he specializes in the nineteenth-century English novel.  He has published numerous articles on Victorian novels by Carlyle, Dickens, Trollope, Hardy, and Gissing.  Current research interests include: the relationship of law and literature in the nineteenth-century English novel and the history of Scotland during the French Revolution.

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