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John Michael Corrigan earned his PhD from the University of Toronto and was a postdoctoral fellow at Emory University. He currently teaches at National Chengchi University, a public research university in Taiwan. His books include Faulkner's Cartographies of Consciousness (Cambridge UP, 2023), American Metempsychosis: Emerson, Whitman, and the New Poetry (Fordham UP, 2012), and the co-edited volume Romantic Legacies (Routledge 2019). He serves as a senior editor with the University of Virginia’s Digital Yoknapatawpha.



Digital Humanities

William Faulkner; Digital Yoknapatawpha

20th-century American Literature


19th-century American Literature

American Renaissance


2014 - Present

National Chengchi University

Professor of American Literature and Digital Humanities

2012 - 2013

Emory University

Postdoctoral Fellow

Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry

Esotericism and the History of Religion

Neoplatonism, Hermeticism, Platonic Orientalism, 

Vedic Philosophy, Taoism, Buddhism

2010 - 2014

Ming Chuan University

Assistant Professor of American Literature and English Language

2009 - 2010

University of Toronto

Research Fellow, Centre for the Study of the United States

2002 - 2009

University of Toronto

PhD in English Literature

2000 - 2002      

University of Saskatchewan

M.A. in English Literature

1996 - 1999

St. Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan

B.A. (Honors): English Literature (Major); Philosophy (Minor)

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