Matthew Jockers

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Susan J. Rosowski Associate Professor of English
(402) 472-3191
325 Andrews Hall

Office Hours

Monday,  Wednesday,  Friday,  12:30 pm-1:30 pm


Montana State University, BA (1989)

University of Northern Colorado, MA (1993)

Southern Illinois University, PhD (1997)

Areas of Specialty

Digital Humanities: text mining / text analysis

Irish and Irish American Literature

20th Century British Literature

Literature of the American West


Macroanalysis: Digital Methods and Literary History. (University of Illinois Press, 2013).

Driscoll, Charles. Kansas Irish. Edited with Critical Introduction, Matthew L. Jockers, 1944, Wichita, Kansas: Rowfant Press, 2011.


Allison, Sarah, Ryan Heuser, Matthew Jockers, Franco Moretti, Michael Witmore.  “Quantitative Formalism: An Experiment.”  Pamphlet 1, Stanford Literary Lab, 2011.

Jockers, Matthew L. and Daniela M. Witten. “A Comparative Study of Machine Learning Methods for Authorship Attribution.” Literary and Linguistic Computing, 25.2, (2010): 215-224; doi: 10.1093/llc/fqq001

Jockers, Matthew L., Daniela M. Witten, and Craig S. Criddle.  “Reassessing Authorship of the Book of Mormon Using Delta and Nearest Shrunken Centroid Classification.” Literary and Linguistic Computing, 23.4 (2008): 465-492; doi 10.1093/llc/fqn040

Jockers, Matthew L., “West of Éire: Butte’s Irish Ethos.”  In All Our Stories Are Here: Critical Perspectives on Montana Literature.  Ed. Brady Harrison. University of Nebraska Press, (2009): 37-51.

”A Literature of Good Fortune.” In The Irish in the San Francisco Bay Area: Essays on Good Fortune.  Ed. Don Jordan and Timothy O’Keefe.  San Francisco: Irish Literary and Historical Society, (2005): 8-27.

”A Window Facing West: Charles Driscoll’s Kansas Irish.” New Hibernia Review. 8:3 (2004).

”Another ‘Word Known to All Men’ in Joyce’s Ulysses.”  Notes on Modern Irish Literature.  8 (1996): 38-40.

Jockers, Matthew and Craig Smith.  “James Joyce’s Ulysses.” The Explicator.  50.4  (1992): 235-237.