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Aaron Rosenberg is Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in English, specializing in nineteenth and twentieth century literature. Before starting at King’s he was an Andrew Mellon Fellow at the Society for the Humanities at Cornell University, where he completed his doctorate.  He earned an M.St. in English and American Studies at the University of Oxford and a B.A. in Literature at Duke University.  

Research interests and PhD supervision

  • Literature and science
  • History and theory of the novel
  • Ecocriticism
  • Genre theory

For more details, please see his full research profile.


Dr Rosenberg’s interests include Victorian, fin-de-siecle, modernist, and twentieth-century literature and film. His research-led teaching also focuses on ecocriticism and the environmental humanities.

Selected publications

Recent work has been published in Novel: A Forum on Fiction and Ecological Form: System and Aesthetics in the Age of Empire. His first monograph, Extreme Measures: Scale and the Modern Novel, is under review.