Dr. Eric S. Hood specialize in cultural theory and British Romanticism, particularly British epic poetry in the 18th and 19th century. He is a Founding Editor at the Digital Mitford and a Core Faculty Member in the Digital Humanities at Michigan State University, where he teaches first-year writing, web authoring, and courses in the Digital Humanities as well as in the Integrated Arts and Humanities.


PhD in English at University of Kansas

MA in English at Eastern Michigan University

BA in Psychology from Michigan State University


“Karl Marx: The End of the Enlightenment” in Reading as Democracy in Crisis: Interpretation, Theory, History. James Rovira, ed. Lexington Books, 2019.

“The Affects of ‘Fourier’: Locating Free Love Socialism in Aurora Leigh” in Women’s Literary Networks and Romanticism: “A Tribe of Authoresses Andrew O. Winkles and Angela Rehbein, eds. Liverpool University Press, 2017.

Review of Edward Adams. Liberal Epic: The Victorian Practice of History from Gibbon to Churchill. Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net 64 (October, 2013).

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MsuMitford: DH website originally built within the context of Digital Scholarly Editions: From Design to Deliverable (DH491) at MSU. The project houses digital editions of texts by Mary Russell Mitford as well as a scholarly bibliography of Mitford materials.

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