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Jason Daniels

Assistant Professor of English

Office: Arts & Sciences G-110C
College of Arts & Sciences


Jason Daniels earned his PhD in English Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Utah. He specialized in narrative theory, and the impact a work has in bridging readers to writers. He also holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Houston, and BA in English from Ohio State University. His research interests include the craft of fiction and non-fiction writing, interactive writing—such as videogames, literary analysis, and other forms of genre crossing/defying writing.<br><br>Jason is the author of a collection of short stories, <i>If You Can</i>, published with Spuyten Duyvil Pres (2020), the novel <i>Mount Fugue</i>, published with Kernpunkt Press (2016), and fiction, non-fiction, and interactive pieces published in <i>The Notre Dame Review</i>, <i>DIAGRAM</i>, <i>Juked</i>, and elsewhere. Since 2010 he has taught first-year composition, literature, fiction, non-fiction, and videogame courses at multiple institutions.


Ph D, English, University of Utah, 2022