Wilson is Professor of English at
Boston College, where he teaches American literature, cultural studies,
and the history of literary journalism. He is the author of four books
on American literature and culture: The Labor of Words: Literary
Professionalism in the Progressive Era (1985); White
Collar Fictions: Class and Social Representation in American
Literature: 1885-1925 (1992); Cop Knowledge: Police Power and Cultural Narrative in 20th
Century America (2000); and Learning to Live with Crime:
American Crime Narrative in the Neoconservative Turn
(2010). His current
research is concerned with crime, corruption, and political
authority in contemporary reportage, and with vernacular
past years, Prof.
Wilson has served on the editorial boards of American Literature and American Quarterly.
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- c/o English
- Boston College
- Chestnut Hill, MA USA 02467
- Prof. Wilson's office is Stokes
S417, on the main B.C. campus; his office
phone (with voice mail) is: 617-552-3719.