Norman W. Jones Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Norman W. Jones

Professor & Dean
The Ohio State University

Norman W. Jones is Professor of English at the Ohio State University and Dean of OSU's Mansfield campus. 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.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

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


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