Norman W. Jones Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Norman W. Jones

Professor & Vice Provost
The Ohio State University

Norman W. Jones is Professor of English and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education at The Ohio State University. He is the author of Provincializing the Bible: Faulkner and Postsecular American Literature (2018), The Bible and Literature: The Basics (2016), and Gay and Lesbian Historical Fiction: Sexual Mystery and Post-Secular Narrative (2007). He is also co-editor of The King James Bible after 400 Years: Literary, Linguistic, and Cultural Influences (2010).

Subjects: Literature, Religion


Professor Jones studies the intersections and tensions between the Bible and literature, focusing especially on literary representations of marginalized subjectivities in twentieth- and twenty-first-century American literature.


    B.A. in Humanities, Yale University, 1994
    Ph.D. in English, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, 2002

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    20th- & 21st-century literature
    the Bible and literature
    sexuality studies
    William Faulkner


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