Speaker's Bureau

Christopher Johnson

Christopher D. Johnson has been a professor of English at Francis Marion University since 1996. A specialist in eighteenth-century British literature, Dr. Johnson has published A Political Biography of Sarah Fielding (Taylor and Francis, 2017), New Contexts for Eighteenth-Century British Fiction: Essays in Honor of Jerry C. Beasley (University of Delaware Press, 2011), and a critical edition of Sarah Fielding’s The Lives of Cleopatra and Octavia (Bucknell University Press, 1994). The author of more than seventy scholarly publications, Dr. Johnson reviews new work for a variety of journals and has served as a book review editor for “XVIII: New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century.” He is currently preparing a critical edition of Philip Doddridge’s The Life of Colonel James Gardiner (1747) and working on a book examining the intersections between the rise of the novel and domestic violence.