KJ Gilchrist Directory Page

KJ Gilchrist
Senior Lecturer



Contact Information

245 Ross
Primary email: kjgilchrist [at] gmail [dot] com
Secondary email: kjg [at] iastate [dot] edu

Courses I am Teaching

English 201:   Intro. To Literature for non-English majors
English 225:   Survey of British literature to 1800
English 302:   Business Communications


Ph.D.    English, Kansas
M.A.     English, Iowa State University
B.A.      English, Covenant

Research Areas

modern-contemporary British literature; the literature of World War I; Trauma in Modern literature

Recent Publications

“The Beginning of Suffering: Assumptive Worlds and Trauma in Modern Literature.” (2013).

A Morning after War: C. S. Lewis & WWI (Peter Lang, 2005)

Current Research

Field of Nightmares: Traumatic Spaces within Modern Literature. (A study of spaces used within selected works from WWI and Modernism)

Outside of the University

I occasionally teach 3rd- and 4th-grade students in the Waukee School District about C. S. Lewis’s juvenilia and mature writings.