Brady Harrison

Brady Harrison


Office: LA/Eck Hall 114
Office Hours:

On sabbatical Fall 2019-Spring 2020

Personal Website
Curriculum Vitae


Recent Graduate Courses:

Whales and Shaggy Dogs, Among Others

The Contemporary Novel

Recent Undergraduate Courses:

The American Novel (multiple iterations)

The Anatomy

The Brontës

Canadian Literature


The Novella


Ph.D.  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1994

M.A.  Dalhousie University 1988

B.A. (Hons.) University of Alberta 1986

Field of Study

The Novel

The History of the Novel

The Anatomy

Short Fiction and the Novella

American, Canadian, and English Literatures

Selected Publications


Co-Editor with Randi Tanglen, Humanities Montana.  Teaching Western American Literature.  University of Nebraska Press, 2020.

Co-Editor with Barry Faulk, Florida State University.  Punk Rock Warlord:  The Life and Work of Joe Strummer. Routledge/Ashgate, 2014.

Co-Editor with Lisa Simon, University of Montana.  These Living Songs:  Reading Montana Poetry.  University of Montana Press, 2014. 

Editor, All Our Stories Are Here: Critical Perspectives on Montana Literature.  University of Nebraska Press, 2009.

Editor, Davis, Richard Harding.  Soldiers of Fortune.  Broadview Press, 2006.

Agent of Empire: William Walker and the Imperial Self in American Literature.  University of Georgia Press, 2004.


Co-editor, with Tamas Dobozy, Wilfred Laurier University, of a special issue of Short StoryTripping Across the 49th Parallel, 2005.

ARTICLES in American Studies, Anglophonia/Caliban, Arizona Quarterly, European Journal of American Studies, Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, Novel:  A Forum on FictionSouthwestern American Literature, and other journals and books.

FICTION  in Cerise Press, J Journal, The Long Story, The Meadow, Serving House Journal, Short Story, and Wascana Review, among other journals.  A novella, "The Dying Athabaskan," won the inaugural Publisher's Long Story Prize from Twelve Winters Press.  

POETRY in Badlands Literary JournalCardinal Sins, and The Prairie Journal of Canadian Literature, among other journals.  Recent poetry also appears inthe anthology, Poems Across the Big Sky II.

ESSAYS in numerous books and journals.

Home Department

Department of English 

Area of Expertise

American, Canadian and English Literatures; Short Fiction and the Novella; The History of the Novel; The Novel

Teaching Experience

Professeur invité Université de Tolouse II--Le Mirail  2007-08

Professor University of Montana 2006-present

Associate Professor University of Montana 2000-06

Assistant Professor University of Montana 1996-2000