Jason Berger is an assistant professor of English at USD. His first book, _Antebellum at Sea: Maritime Fantasies in Nineteenth-Century America_, was published by the University of Minnesota Press (2012), and he is currently at work on a new book, titled _Electric Subjects: Antebellum America’s Totalitarian Selves_.
Nineteenth-century American literature and culture, Early American literature, American Studies, Critical Theory
- Ph D, English, University of Connecticut, 2009
- MA, English, University of Vermont, 2004
- BS, History/English, Central Connecticut State University, 1999