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Dr. Christian Dickinson

Assistant Professor of English

Division of Christian Studies and Humanities

Assistant Director of the Academic Success Center


  • PhD, Baylor University
  • MA, Florida State University
  • BA, University of North Florida
  • AA, Florida State Community College at Jacksonville


I grew up in Jacksonville, Florida where my father serves as a music minister at First Baptist Church. I developed an early interest in science fiction and fantasy literature, and from there began to explore the classics. In addition to my research interests, I have a love for theater and fiction writing.

Interesting Facts About Me

  • I have acted in a number of community theater performances and have even served as an assistant director at The Baptist College of Florida
  • I am working with my brother, a composition graduate who lives in Savannah, on a musical adaptation of “The Picture of Dorian Gray”

Research Interests

  • The Victorian Novel
  • Victorian Culture and Religion
  • The Western Canon

Professional Organizations/Memberships

  • Dickens Society Symposium
  • International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts (IAFA)

Favorite Classes Taught at BPC

  • BPC 98 – Reading and Writing for College
  • ENG 101 – Writing and Rhetoric 
  • ENG 204 – Survey of British Literature II
  • ENG 432 – Modernism and Post-Modernism 

Favorite Bible Verse

“Gleams from a Brighter World, Too Soon Eclipsed”: Charlotte Yonge’s Anglo-Catholic Reserve in The Heir of Redclyffe (Under Review at The Journal of Anglican and Episcopal History)

“Neither High-Church, Low-Church, nor No-Church”: Religious Dissatisfaction and Dissent in
Bleak House”: Dickens Studies Annual, Vol 49, no 2

“A Crucified God: Charles Kingsley’s Broad-Church Embodiment in Hypatia”: Victorians: A
Journal of Culture and Literature, No 136, Winter 2019

“If He Could Turn Back Time: Scrooge’s Missing Hours in the Christmas Carol”
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Using the Whole Animal: Domestic Economy in The Charles Dickens Cookbook
(Online Publication –

Alfonso Cuarón’s Great Expectations: (Online Publication –

“The Umbrella Academy: Addicted to Love”: Christ and Pop Culture
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“Too Familiar” (Fiction)
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“Dickens” contributor: Years Work in English Studies, 2015

“Dickens” contributor: Years Work in English Studies, 2016

“Dickens” contributor: Years Work in English Studies, 2017

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