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Ph.D., University of California, Irvine (2007)
M.A., University of California, Irvine (2000)
B.A., State University of New York, Binghamton (1995)

Recent Courses

Literature In English II
Major Motifs In Literature
Modern Condition I
Modern Condition II
Restoration And Eighteenth-Century Drama

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Restoration/18th-Century Literature
Literary Theory
History of the Novel
Political Philosophy

Research Interests

Commodity Culture
Politics and the Theater
History of Political Economy

Grants/Sponsored Research

Harper-Schmidt Fellow & Collegiate Assistant Professor of Humanities @ The University of Chicago 2007-2010

Book Chapters

Craig Carson (2012). "The Anatomic Economy: Mandeville's Treatise of the Hypochondriak and Hysterick Passions". In Sabine Arnaud & Helge Jordheim (Eds.). The Body and Its Images in Eighteenth-Cenutry Europe. (pp. 167-181). Paris, France: Honoré Champion.

Craig Carson (2012). “Religion and the French Revolution; or, the Politics of Incarnation". In Sanja Perovic (Eds.). Fragments of Religion: Sacred and Secular Agency in Early Modern France. (pp. 160-172). London, United Kingdom: Continuum.

Refereed Articles

Craig Carson (2013), Adam Smith and Economic Citizenship. Postmodern Culture, Volume 22, Number 3.

Craig Carson (2011), "Mandeville, Bernard (1670–1733)". Encyclopedia of Consumer Culture, 884-85.

Craig Carson (2011), The King’s Virtual Body: Image, Text, and Sovereignty in Edmund Burke’s ‘Reflections on the Revolution in France’. Republics of Letters: A Journal for the Study of Knowledge, Politics, and the Arts, Vol. 2, Issue 2, 115-126.

Craig Carson (2010), Object Lessons: An Introduction to the Art of Geof Oppenheimer. The Point, Issue 3, 79-84.

Invited Presentation/Lecture

Craig Carson (2009, February). Spectacle, Cruelty and Adam Smith’s Theory of Moral Sentiments. University of Wisconsin, Madison: 2009 Eighteenth-Century Speakers Series.

Craig Carson (2008, August). Panic; or, Shaftsbury's Lucretius. Lucretius and Modernity International Conference: The Eighteenth- & Nineteenth-Centuries 2008, Occidental College.

Other Scholarly/Artistic Work

Genel, Katia. "The Question of Biopower: Foucault and Agamben." Trans. Craig Carson. Rethinking Marxism 18.1 (2006): 43-62. Print.

Honors and Accomplishments

Teaching Excellence Award for Untenured Faculty 2014- 2015

Professional Activities

Soapbox Series (co-founder)