Matthew Jockers

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