Christopher Loar

he/him, Associate Professor


Pronunciation: Loar: Rhymes with "Roar" 

Christopher Loar is a scholar of eighteenth-century literature and culture. His book Political Magic British Fictions of Savagery and Sovereignty, 1650-1750 appeared in 2014. His recent scholarship investigates eighteenth-century literature and the nonhuman environment.

Research Interests

  • Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture
  • Literature and the Environment
  • Science and Literature
  • Political Theory
  • Literature of the Early British Empire