Jennifer Pyke

Dr. Jennifer Pyke is a Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Mount Holyoke College, where she teaches the eighteenth and nineteenth century British novel, detective fiction, and Scottish literature.  She has recently written on cartography in Scottish literature, on Charles Dickens and taxidermy, and on relationships between nineteenth and twenty-first century taxidermy.  Her book manuscript looks at the relationship between sympathy and synesthetic imagery in the Victorian novel. Dr. Pyke has also served as an academic dean at Wesleyan University and at Mount Holyoke College, advising students as they transitioned to college and as they applied to graduate schools.