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Professor Jago Morrison
Professor - English

Gaskell Building 129


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. 14 - 26. ISSN: 0034-5210 Open Access Link

Journal article

Morrison, J. (2017) 'Terrorism, Security, Precarity: 9/11 Revisited'. Frame: Journal of Literary Studies, 30 (2). pp. 103 - 121. ISSN: 0924-7750 Open Access Link

Journal article

Morrison, J. (2017) 'Jihadi fiction: radicalisation narratives in the contemporary novel'. Textual Practice: an international journal of radical literary studies, 31 (3). pp. 567 - 584. ISSN: 0950-236X Open Access Link

Journal article

Morrison, J. (2014) 'Chinua Achebe'. Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press. ISSN 10: 0719084369 ISSN 13: 978-0-7190-8436-2


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

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