Jago Morrison is a specialist in contemporary literature. His key areas of expertise are:
- Contemporary Fiction and Security.
- Postcolonial Writing in English, with a special interest in Chinua Achebe.
- Contemporary women’s writing.
Jago welcomes expressions of interest from research students interested in studying to MPhil and PhD level in his specialist areas, including from candidates wishing to pursue critical/creative research projects. Jago is an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Peer Reviewer and represents Brunel at the Council for College and University English (CCUE).
Division Lead, English & Creative Writing
Newest selected publications
Morrison, J. (2018) 'Tradition and Modernity in Chinua Achebe's African Trilogy'. Research in African Literatures, 49 (4). pp. 584 - 584. ISSN: 1527-2044 Open Access Link
Morrison, J. (2017) 'Terrorism, Security, Precarity: 9/11 Revisited'. Frame: Journal of Literary Studies, 30 (2). pp. 103 - 121.Open Access Link
Morrison, J. (2017) 'Jihadi fictions: Radicalisation Narratives in the Contemporary Novel'. Textual Practice: an international journal of radical literary studies, 31 (3). pp. 567 - 584. ISSN: 1470-1308 Open Access Link
Morrison, J. (2014) 'Chinua Achebe'. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Bazalgette, L., Holden, J., Tew, P., Hubble, N. and Morrison, J. (2011) 'Coming of Age'. London: Demos. ISSN 10: 1906693668 ISSN 13: 9781906693664 Open Access Link