Department of English


English Language and Literature

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Robert Morrison


PhD Edinburgh, Website

613-533-6000, ext. 78219

Office: Kingston Hall 212C


2017-18 Courses


  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (2017)
  • The University of Lethbridge Distinguished Alumnus of the Year (2013)
  • Finalist for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Biography (2010)
  • Frank Knox Award for Excellence in Teaching (2014, 2008, 2006)
  • Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance Teaching Award (2008)
  • W. J. Barnes Award for Excellence in Teaching (2006)

Research Interests

  • Thomas De Quincey
  • William Wordsworth
  • John Wilson
  • Leigh Hunt
  • Jane Austen
  • The Regency
  • British magazines
  • print culture
  • the literature of addiction
  • detective fiction

Forthcoming and Recent Publications

The Regency Years (New York: W. W. Norton, forthcoming).

The Collected Letters of Thomas De Quincey, ed. Barry Symonds and Robert Morrison (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming).

The 21st-Century Oxford Authors: Thomas De Quincey, ed. Robert Morrison (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming).

Romanticism and Blackwood’s Magazine: “An Unprecedented Phenomenon,” ed. Robert Morrison and Daniel S. Roberts (Houndmills: Palgrave, 2013).

Current Supervisions

Drew MacDonald (about students)