Credentials

 
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Jeffrey Franklin

Education

    Institution                                                                          Date                                   Degree                                                      Major

    University of Florida                                                        1995                                     Ph.D.                                               English Literature

    University of Florida                                                        1991                                     M.F.A.                                         Creative Writing, Poetry

    Georgia Institute of Technology                                   1983                                      M.S.                                      Science & Technology Policy 

    University of North Carolina                                          1977                                       B.A.                                          Religion/English (double)

Professional Experience

2000 - present     Professor, English, University of Colorado Denver
2014 - 2020          Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Experiences, University of Colorado Denver
2011 - 2014           Associate Dean for Undergraduate Curriculum and Student Affairs, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, CU Denver
2005 - 2010          Associate Professor, English, University of Colorado Denver
2000 - 2004         Assistant Professor, English, University of Colorado Denver
1996 - 2000         Assistant Professor, English, East Carolina University
1989 - 1996         Graduate TA and then Lecturer, English, University of Florida
1986 - 1989         Science Policy Program Director, Centre for Technology & Social Change, University of Wollongong, Australia
1984 - 1986         Research Associate, Center for Research Planning, Philadelphia
1982 - 1984         Science & Technology Policy Analyst, U.S. Department of Commerce, Patent Office, Washington, DC

Books, Monographs, Book Chapters

2021    Franklin, Jeffrey.  Where We Lay Down, a collection of poetry. Kelsay Books, forthcoming in 2021.

2018    Franklin, J. Jeffrey. Spirit Matters: Occult Beliefs, Alternative Religions, and the Crisis of Faith in Victorian Britain. Cornell

                    University Press, 2018.

2016    Franklin, J. Jeffrey. “Anthony Trollope’s Religion.” Routledge Research Companion to Anthony Trollope. Deborah Denenholz

                    Morse, Margaret Markwick, and Mark W. Turner, eds. Oxon, England: Routledge, 2016: 347-359.

2015    Franklin, J. Jeffrey. “Arnold, Edwin.” The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature. Dino Franco Felluga, Pamela K. Gilbert, and Linda

                    K. Hughes, eds. Blackwell Publishing, 2015.

2012    Franklin, J. Jeffrey. “The Evolution of Occult Spirituality in Victorian England and the Representative Case of Edward Bulwer-

                    Lytton.” The Ashgate Companion to Spiritualism and the Occult in the Nineteenth Century. Ed. Sarah Willburn and Tatiana

                    Kontou. Farnham, England: Ashgate Publishing, 2012: 216-256.

2010    Franklin, J. Jeffrey. The Lotus and the Lion: Buddhism and the British Empire. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2008. Google

                    Books. 2010. 19 February 2011. Republication as an e-book.

2009    Franklin, J. Jeffrey. The Lotus and the Lion: Buddhism and the British Empire. New Delhi, India: Munshiram Manoharlal

                    Publishers, 2009. Republication.

2008    Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  The Lotus and the Lion: Buddhism and the British Empire. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 2008.

2006    Franklin, Jeffrey.  For the Lost Boys. Denver: Ghost Road Press, 2006.

2003    Franklin, J. Jeffrey and Ron Johnston.  “Modellazione bibliometrica di co-citation come strumento per il management di S&T e

                    R&S: aspetti, applicazioni e sviluppi.” Valutare la scienza. Ed. and trans. Riccardo Viale and Andrea Cerroni. Mannelli, Italy:

                    Rubbettino, 2003. 215-245.

1999    Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  Serious Play: The Cultural Form of the Nineteenth-Century Realist Novel. Philadelphia: U Pennsylvania P,

                    1999.

1989    Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  An Indicator-Based Profile of Australian Marine Research Activity. Wollongong, Australia: University of

                    Wollongong, 1989.

1988    Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  Experience with the 1983-84 Co-Citation Bibliometric Model of Australian Science. Wollongong, Australia:

                    University of Wollongong, 1988.

1988    Franklin, J. Jeffrey, and R. Johnson.  “Co-Citation Bibliometric Modeling as a Tool for S&T Policy and R&D Management: Issues,

                    Applications, and Developments.” Handbook of Quantitative Studies in Science and Technology. Ed. A.F.J. Van Raan.

                    Amsterdam: North-Holland, 1988. 325-89.

1988    Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  “Performance Indicators in Higher Education: The Participatory Approach.” Indicators in Education. Ed. Alan

                   Ruby and Tim Wyatt. Sydney, Australia: Australian Conference of Directors-General of Education, 1988. 43-54.

Refereed Essays

2021     Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  “H. G. Wells and the Future of God.” Religion & Literature, in press, forthcoming in 2021.

2020    Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  “Contexts of Reception: The Lotus Sūtra in Nineteenth-Century Europe and What They Overlooked.”

                    Buddhist-Christian Studies 40 (2020): 3-24.

2013     Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  “The Economics of Immortality: The Demi-Immortal Oriental, Enlightenment Vitalism, and Political

                    Economy in Dracula.” Cahiers victoriens & édouardiens 76 (2012): 127-148.

2012     Franklin, J. Jeffrey. “Existential Nihilism and the Nineteenth-Century Nirvana Debate: Jean-Paul Sartre Meets Nagarjuna.”

                    Journal of Religion and Literature 44.1 (spring 2012): 73-96.

2012     Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  “The Influences of Buddhism and Comparative Religion on Matthew Arnold.” Literature Compass. Special

                    Issue: Philosophy and Literature in Nineteenth-Century Britain. 9.11 (November 2012): 813-825. 11 November 2012. HYPERLINK

2012     Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  “The Four Noble Truths of Buddhism in Victorian England, 1870-1900.” Victorian Review 32.2 (fall 2012): 21-

                    26.

2005    Franklin, J. Jeffrey. “The Life of the Buddha in Victorian England.” English Literary History (ELH) 72 (winter 2005): 941-974. 

2003    Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  “Anthony Trollope Meets Pierre Bourdieu: The Conversion of Capital as Plot in the Mid-Victorian British

                    Novel.” Victorian Literature and Culture 31.2 (summer 2003): 501-521.

2003    Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  “The Counter-Invasion of Britain by Buddhism in Marie Corelli’s A Romance of Two Worlds and H. Rider

                    Haggard’s Ayesha: The Return of She.”  Victorian Literature and Culture 31.1 (spring 2003): 19-42.

2001    Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  “Memory as the Nexus of Identity, Empire, and Evolution in George Eliot’s Middlemarch and H. Rider

                    Haggard’s She.” Cahiers victoriens & édouardiens 53 (2001): 141-170.

2000    Franklin, Jeffrey, and Christopher Salerno.  “Chewing the Fat with a Blues Master: An Interview with Lightnin’ Wells.” North

                     Carolina Literary Review 9 (2000): 63-68.

1998     Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  “The Victorian Novel’s Performance of Interiority: George Eliot’s Felix Holt on Trial.”  Victorians Institute.          

                    Journal 26 (1998): 69-93.

1995     Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  “The Merging of Spiritualities: Jane Eyre as Missionary of Love.” Nineteenth-Century Literature 49 (March

                     1995):456-482.

1994      Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  “The Victorian Discourse of Gambling: Speculations on Middlemarch and The Duke’s Children.” ELH 61

                     (winter 1994): 899-921. 

1989     Coward, H. Roberts, and J. Jeffrey Franklin.  “Identifying the Science-Technology Interface: Matching Patent Data to a

                     Bibliometric Model.” Science, Technology, and Human Values 14.1 (winter 1989): 50-77.

1988     Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  “Testing and Using Quantitative Methods in Science Policy Contexts: A Response to Hicks.” Social Studies of

                     Science 18.2 (May 1988): 365-74.

1988     Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  “Selectivity in Funding: Evaluation of Research in Australia.” Prometheus 6.1 (June, 1988): 34-60.

Published Poems

2012    Franklin, Jeffrey. “The Excitement of Getting a Room with a Minibar.” Rattle 35 (winter 2011): 118. Republished as a

                   featured poem on the journal’s website. 3 July 2013.

2011     Franklin, Jeffrey. “The Excitement of Getting a Room with a Minibar.” Rattle 35 (winter 2011): 118.

2010    Franklin, Jeffrey. “Living Right.” Rattle 34 (winter 2010): 34-35.

2010    Franklin, Jeffrey. “The Leggers.” River Oak Review 2.7 (winter 2010): 119.

2010    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “The Anthropology of Little League Baseball.” Reprinted in The Human Touch. Vol. 3. Aurora, CO: University of

                   Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, 2010. pp. 67-8.

2010    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Where We Lay Down.” Reprinted in The Human Touch Vol. 3. Aurora, CO: University of Colorado Anschutz

                    Medical Campus, 2010. pp. 148-9.

2010    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Advice to a Son Coming of Age.” Reprinted in The Human Touch. Vol. 3. Aurora, CO: University of

                    Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, 2010. p. 150.

2010    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Autumnal Equinox.” Southern Poetry Review 48.1 (2010): 54.

2010    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Dungeness.” Southern Poetry Review 48.1 (2010): 55-6.

2009    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “How Far We Never Get Beyond Our Dreams.” Measure 4.1 (2009): 112.

2009    Franklin, Jeffrey. “Emma,”. Denver Office of Cultural Affairs as part of the “Poetry in Motion” project of the Poetry Society of

                    America. Placards posted in RTD Denver city buses, February through April 2009.

2008    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “The Anthropology of Little League Baseball.” Reprinted  in Tar River Poetry: Thirtieth Anniversary Issue, A

                    Special Reprint Issue 48.1 (Fall 2008): 38-39

2008    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “McGaulie’s Polo Grounds.” Reprinted in The 2008 Colorado Poems Calendar. Colorado Poets Association, April

                    2008 to 22 January 2009.

2008    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Awake.” Many Mountains Moving 8.1 (2008): 116-17.

2008    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Apple Pie for Breakfast.” Cider Press Review 9 (2008): 56-7.

2007    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “War Porno.” Cutthroat 3 (summer 2007): 37.

2007    Franklin, Jeffrey. “Brushing out the Tangles.” North Carolina Literary Review 16 (2007): 55.

2007    Franklin, Jeffrey. “Hillbilly Zen.” North Carolina Literary Review 16 (2007): 58.

2007    Franklin, Jeffrey. “Mountain Gathering.” North Carolina Literary Review 16 (2007): 60-61.

2007    Franklin, Jeffrey. “Squirrely” North Carolina Literary Review 16 (2007): 63.

2007    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “McGaulie’s Polo Grounds.” Iron Horse Literary Review 8.2 (spring 2007): 6-7.

2007    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Julian Bream.” Reprinted in The Rosette (July/August 2007): 3.

2007    Franklin, Jeffrey. “Drucker’s Mule Barn.” Arts & Letters 17 (spring 2007): 78-79.

2006    Franklin, Jeffrey. “Elemental.” Tar River Poetry 46 (fall 2006): 8.

2006    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “In Jenny-Lynne’s Garden.” Tar River Poetry 46 (fall 2006): 9-10.

2006    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Begging the Dead.” Open Windows 2006: An Anthology of Poetry, Fiction, Essays. Ed. Sonya Unrein. Denver:

                    Ghost Road Press, 2006.

2006    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Melos, the Usual.” Southern Poetry Review 44.2 (fall 2006): 16-17.

2006    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “The Art of Building a Fire (I).” Hiram Poetry Review 67 (spring 2006): 21-22.

2006    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Advice to a Son Coming of Age.” Evansville Review 16 (spring 2006): 42.

2006    Franklin, Jeffrey. “Apologia to the Opossums.” Measure 1 (2006): 160-161.

2006    Franklin, Jeffrey. “First Fall.” Cutthroat 1 (spring 2006): 120-121.

2006    Franklin, Jeffrey. “All the Connections.” Cutthroat 1 (spring 2006): 121-122.

2006    Franklin, Jeffrey. “Dear Tooth Fairy.” Eleventh Muse (2006): 56-57.

2005    Franklin, Jeffrey. “My Self My Other.” Diner (fall 2005).

2005    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “At the Pilar Yacht Club.” Open Windows: An Anthology of Poetry, Essays & Fiction. Ed. Matthew Davis and

                    Sonja Unrein. Denver, CO: Ghost Road Press, 2005: 43.

2005    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “The Mountain Lion at Bear Creek Archery.” Open Windows: An Anthology of Poetry, Essays & Fiction. Ed.

                    Matthew Davis and Sonja Unrein. Denver, CO: Ghost Road Press, 2005: 44-45.

2005    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “The Seeds of Sorrow.” Open Windows: An Anthology of Poetry, Essays & Fiction. Ed. Matthew Davis and Sonja

                    Unrein. Denver, CO: Ghost Road Press, 2005: 46-47.

2004    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Black Pattern on a Mocha Ground.” Reprinted in Best of Asheville Poetry Review 1994-2004. 11 (2004): 75-76.

2004    Franklin, Jeffrey. “Days-o’-Work.” Southern Humanities Review 38 (winter 2004): 58-59.

2003    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Reasons for Lawns.” Isotope: A Journal of Literary Nature and Science Writing. 1.2 (fall/winter 2003): 13-14.

2003    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Julian Bream.” Reprinted in How to Be this Man: The Walter Pavlich Memorial Poetry Anthology. Davis, CA:

                    Swan Scythe Press, 2003: 17.

2003    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Cookin’ with the David Jones Trio.” Crab Orchard Review. 8.2 (spring/summer 2003): 63-65.

2003    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “The Bird Across the River.” New Orleans Review. 29.1 (summer 2003): 102-103.

2003    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Boundaries of Seeing.”  Reprinted in Painted Bride Quarterly: Print Annual 1. Ed. Marion Wrenn. Camden, NJ:

                    Rutgers UP, 2003. 118-119.

2003    Franklin, Jeffrey. “Explaining to my Mother why the Next War will be Necessary.” Cimarron Review 44 (summer 2003): 67-68.

2003    Franklin, Jeffrey. “Lawrence from New Mexico, 27 October, 1922.” Cimarron Review 44 (summer 2003): 66.

2003    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Apologia to the Opossums (IV).” Dogwood 3 (2003): 57-8.

2002    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Julian Bream.” Common Ground Review 4.2 (fall/winter 2002): 44-45

2002    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Slides of the Field Trip.” Square Lake 2 (fall 2002):19.

2002    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “The Third Card.” Square Lake 2 (fall 2002):20-21.2002.

2002    Franklin, Jeffrey.  "To a Student Who Reads ‘The Second Coming’ as Sexual Autobiography.” Best American PoetryEd. Robert

                    Creeley.  New York: Scribner. 44.

2002    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Black Pattern on a Mocha Ground.” Asheville Poetry Review 9 (summer 2002): 44-45. 

2002    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “The Reading.” Asheville Poetry Review 9 (summer 2002): 46-47. 

2002    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Facing the Elk.” Potomac Review 33 (spring/summer 2002): 28-29.

2002    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Homosassa.” Cider Press Review 3 (2002): 26-27.

2002    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Kosciusko, Mississippi.” storySouth (spring 2002): one page in an edited, web-based journal. 

2002    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Where We Lay Down.” storySouth (spring 2002): one page in an edited, web-based journal. 

2002    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “The Road to Canberra, and Beyond.” Quadrant (Australia) (April 2002): 46.

2002    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Kakadu Cave Paintings.” Quadrant (Australia) (April 2002): 55.

2001    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “I Painted the House Myself.” Many Mountains Moving 4 (2001): 167-169.

2001    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “A Day’s Outing.” Icarus (December 2001): 48.

2001    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “The Otter and the Shark.” Icarus (December 2001): 49.

2001    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Huck Finn at Forty-One.” Arkansas Review 32 (December 2001): 182-183.

2001    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Commerce & Gender in the New South.” Shenandoah 51 (winter 2001): 154-155.

2001    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Breanna’s Grandmother.” Plainsongs 22 (fall 2001): 18-19.

2001    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “‘Blow, wind! come wrack!’” Poet Lore 96 (fall 2001): 48.

2001    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “To the Student Who Reads ‘The Second Coming’ as Sexual Autobiography.” New England Review 22 (fall

                   2001): 192.

2001    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Dear Arthur, Dear Alfred.” Romantics Quarterly 1 (spring 2001): 41.

2000    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Boundaries of Seeing.”  Painted Bride Quarterly 64 (fall/winter 2000): 49.

2000    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “The Anthropology of Little League Baseball.” Tar River Poetry 40 (fall 2000): 23-24.

1999    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “The Walls of the West of Ireland.” North Carolina Literary Review 8 (1999): 136.

1999    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “What the Rain Said This Morning.” North Carolina Literary Review 8 (1999): 137.

1998    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Judy as Piñata.” Third Coast (fall 1998): 51.

1998    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Under The House Foundations Lie.” The Asheville Poetry Review 5 (fall 1998): 52.

1997    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Sky.” Southern Poetry Review 37.2 (winter 1997): 25-26.

1997    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Porc d’Espine.” The Hudson Review 50 (Autumn 1997): 459-460.

1997    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Dun Aengus.” Cumberland Poetry Review (fall 1997): 20-22.

1994    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “If You Have Time to Think.” Alaaraaf (spring 1994): two pages in an edited, web-based journal.

1994    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Restless.” Alaaraaf (spring 1994): one page in an edited, web-based journal.

1992    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Florida.” The Hudson Review. 45 (summer 1992): 277-278.

1988    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Explaining to My Mother Why I Must Vote For Dukakis.” The Age Monthly Review (Australia) (November

                    1988):17. 

1988    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Foreigner in Florida.” The International Terminal. Ed. C. Pollnitz (Newcastle, Australia: U Newcastle P, 1988).

                    56-58.

1988    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Tiny Feet.” The International Terminal. Ed. C. Pollnitz (Newcastle, Australia: U Newcastle P, 1988). 54-55.

1986    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Waking in Australia.” Scarp 9 (Australia) (October 1986): 17. 

1983    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Stories That Become Us.” Devil’s Millhopper 8 (spring 1983): 11.

Review Essays

2012    Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  “Romantic Dharma By Mark S. Lussier (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011) xx + 231 pp. Reviewed by J. Jeffrey Franklin

                   on 2012-10-05.” 5 October 2012. 5 March, 2013. HYPERLINK

2011    Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  “Journeys to Empire: Enlightenment, Imperialism, and the British Encounter with Tibet, 1774-1904, by Gordon

                   T. Stewart; pp. xv + 280. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009, $34.99 paper, $95.00 hardcover.”  Victorian Studies 53.2

                   (spring 2011): 542-44.

2011    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Poetry Journals, Poetry Anthologies, and the Southern Poetry Review Anthology.” North Carolina Literary

                   Review 20 (2011): 183-5.

2010    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “The Poetry of Southern Appalachia.” A review essay of Marita Garin, Southern Appalachian Poetry: An

                    Anthology of Works by 37 Poets. North Carolina Literary Review 19 (2010): 120-23.

2009    Franklin, Jeffrey. “The State of Poetry, North Carolina.” A review essay of Michael Chitwood’s Spill, Julia Nunnally Duncan’s An

                    Endless Tapestry, and Keith Flynn’s The Golden Ratio. North Carolina Literary Review 18 (2009): 172-177.

2007    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “Loss and Belonging.” A review essay of Kathryn Stripling Byer’s Coming to Rest and Claudia Emerson’s Late

                    WifeNorth Carolina Literary Review 16 (2007): 199-201.

1999    Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  “Hardy’s Failure of Passion, or Even the Rake Has His Reasons.” Review.  Ed. James O. Hoge. Charlottesville:

                    U P Virginia, 1999: 164-179.

1999    Franklin, Jeffrey.  “An Equal and Opposite Reaction: On the Poetry of Kathleen Halme and Michael White.” A review essay. North

                    Carolina Literary Review 8 (1999): 177-180.

1998    Franklin, J. Jeffrey.  [“A Panoply of Dickens Studies”]. Victorian Studies 41 (spring 1998): 518-520.

Presentations at Meetings and Seminars

2020    “The Reception of the Lotus Sūtra in Nineteenth-Century Europe and How It Shaped Reception in the West Today,” American

                    Academy of Religion, Western Region annual meeting, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, March 13-15, 2020,

                    cancelled due to COVID.

2019    “Contexts of Reception: The Lotus Sūtra in Nineteenth-Century Europe, and What They Overlooked,” 24th Annual International

                    Lotus Sutra Seminar, Rissho Kosei-kai International Headquarters, Tokyo, Japan, June 12-19, 2019.

2018    “H. G. Wells and the Future of God,” Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States, 23rd Annual

                    Meeting, Palm Springs, CA, November 8-10, 2018.

2015    “Self-Fashioning the Soul Twixt Spirit and Matter,” Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States,

                    20th Annual Meeting, University of Colorado Denver, Denver CO, 22-24 October 2015.

2014    “Collecting Gods: Ancient Egyptian Religion in Late-Victorian England,” Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the

                    Western United States, 19th Annual Meeting, California State University Fullerton, Fullerton CA, 16-18 October 2014.

2013    “The Modernized Church of Anthony Trollope.” Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States, 18th

                    Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, November 14-16, 2013.

2013    “University of Colorado Denver Proposal.”  I led a team of six CU Denver faculty and staff to the Association of American

                    Colleges & Universities’ “Institute on Integrative Learning and the Departments: Faculty Leadership for the 21st Century,”

                    Portland State University, July 10-14.

2012   “The (Buddhist) King and (Christian) I: Anna Leonowens’s Religious Positions.” Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of

                    the Western United States, 17th Annual Meeting, SUNY Plattsburgh, October 11-13, 2012.

2012    “Cross-National Values Conflicts in College of Arts and Sciences Global Alliances: CU Denver’s Program in Beijing.” Council of

                    Colleges of Arts and Sciences annual meeting, Seattle, WA, 31 October-3 November 2012.

2012    “Reforming Liberal Education for the 21st Century.” Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences annual meeting, Seattle, WA, 31

                    October-3 November 2012.

2012    “Homage to James Applewhite: 2012 Recipient of the Roberts Award for Literary Inspiration.” Presentation Remarks by Jeffrey

                     Franklin, NCLR Poetry Editor, Eastern North Carolina Literary Homecoming, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 21

                     September 2012.

2011     “Matthew Arnold’s Religion of/as Morality in Relation to His Study of Buddhism.” Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association

                     of the Western United States, 16th Annual Meeting, University of Houston, Houston, TX, October 13-15, 2011.

2010     “The British Empire in Ceylon: Missionaries and Civil Servants, Buddhists and Mudaliyars.” Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies

                     Association of the Western United States, 15th Annual Meeting, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, October 28-30, 2010.

2009     “The Gothic as the Dark (K)night of Late-Victorian Capitalism.” Joint conference of the Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies

                     Association of the Western United States and the Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada. Emily Carr University of

                     Art and Design and the University of the Fraser Valley, Vancouver, Canada, October 15-17.

2008    “Victorian Buddhism and Modernity.” North American Victorian Studies Association. Yale University, New Haven, CT, November

                     14-16.

2008    “The Western ‘Discovery’ of Buddhism in the Nineteenth Century.” Lunch, Link, Learn: Brown-Bag Lecture Series. University of

                     Colorado Denver, August 7, 2008.

2008    “Politics in Kipling’s Kim and the Politics of Kipling Criticism.” Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western

                     United States. University of Washington, Seattle, WA, October 2-4. This paper was accepted and partially written but not

                     delivered, due to a scheduling conflict with a service obligation.

2007     “Spiritual Motions: Reincarnation, Transmigration, Metempsychosis.” The Interdisciplinary Victorian Studies Association of the

                     Western United States. University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, October 25-27.

2006    Invited public lecture, “Buddhist History, Tenets, and Practice,” Buddhist-Christian Interfaith Community, St. Paul’s United

                     Methodist Church, Denver, CO, 27 August, 2006, 5:00-7:00pm.

2005    “The Victorian Séance--Ritualized Cultural Revision.” The Interdisciplinary Victorian Studies Association of the Western United

                     States. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, October 27-29.

2004    Panel chair. “Literary Tourism.” The Interdisciplinary Victorian Studies Association of the Western United States. University of

                     Washington, Seattle, WA, 21-23 October, 2004.

2004    “The Life of the Buddha in Late-Victorian England.”  The Northeast Victorian Studies Association. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY,

                     16-18 April, 2004.

2004    Panel chair. “Rhetorics of War and Crisis.” Colloquium on War, Center for Humanities and the Art.  University of Colorado at

                     Boulder, 4-6 March, 2004.

2003    “The Legacy of Victorian Buddhism.”  The Interdisciplinary Victorian Studies Association of the Western United States.

                     University of Texas, Austin, 8-11 October, 2003.

2002    “Theosophy, Blavatsky, and the Institutionalization of Spiritualism.”  Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the

                     Western United States, Boise State University, 11 October, 2002.

2001    “The Counter-Invasion of the West by Eastern Religions.” Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United

                     States, UCLA, 25 October, 2001.

2000    “The Cultural and Literary Construction of Buddhism in Mid-to-Late Victorian Britain.” MLA session “Victorian Buddhism,”

                     Washington, DC, 28 December, 2000.

1999    “The Longevity of Literary Works as a Function of the Intersection between the Context of Inception and the Context of

                     Reception.” MLA session “Historicism, Pragmatism, Theory: Why Literature Lasts.” Chicago, 27 December, 1999.

1999    “Rereading Memory as Victorian Fiction: The Novel as the Form of Memory.” MLA session “Rereading Memory in Victorian

                     Fiction.” Chicago, 29 December, 1999.

1998    “Bourdieu Meets Trollope: Plot as the Conversion of Forms of Capital in the Mid-Victorian Novel.” MLA session “Practicing

                     Bourdieu.”  San Francisco, 29 December 1998.

1998    “The Conversion of Capital as Plot in the Mid-Victorian British Novel.” Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies panel

                     “Money: Literary Roles and Representations.” New Orleans, 18 April, 1998.

1997    “A Devil’s Advocate’s Critique of the Panel.” MLA session “Industrialism and Aesthetics in Victorian Culture.” Toronto, Canada, 29

                     December, 1997.

Poetry Readings

2008    Invited poetry reading, Colorado Poets Association, Everyday Joe's Coffee House, Fort Collins, CO, 24 October 2008.

2008    Invited poetry reading, Cannon Mine Reading Series, Lafayette, CO, 8 May 2008.

2008    Invited poetry reading, Poets on Corners, a project sponsored by The Denver Office of Cultural Affairs, Denver, CO, 4 April 2008.

2008    Invited poetry reading, Many Mountains Moving Literary Salon, St. John's Episcopal Church, Boulder, CO, 29 March 2008.

2007    Invited out-of-state poetry reading as a paid guest artist. Eastern North Carolina Literary Homecoming. East Carolina             

                    University, Greenville, NC, 29 September, 2007.

2007    Invited poetry reading, Project for Dolores, Mercury Café, Denver, CO, 4 May 2007.

2007    Invited poetry reading, Loveland Gallery, Loveland, CO, 3 May, 2007.

2007    Invited poetry reading, Colorado Poetry Association Denver Reading Series, Hooked on Colfax, Denver, CO, 9 April, 2007.

2007    Invited out-of-state poetry reading, “Rock Point Reading Series,” Rock Point Books, Chattanooga, TN, 3 March, 2007.

2007    Book signing, Associated Writing Programs Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, 1 March, 2007.  This event was listed in the

                    conference program.

2007    Invited poetry reading,  “Auraria Mini Poetry Festival,” Sponsored by Copper Nickel, Tivoli Student Union, University of Colorado

                    at Denver, 9 February, 2007.

2007    Invited out-of-state poetry reading, “Berry Poetry Festival,” Berry College, Berry, GA, 27 February, 2007.

2007    Invited poetry reading, “Second-Monday Poetry Series,”  The Tattered Cover (Colfax), Denver, CO, 8 January, 2007.

2007    Invited live, on-air interview and reading, “The Poetry Show,” hosted by Donna Stein, KRFC radio, 7 January, 2007, Fort Collins,

                    CO.

2006    Invited poetry reading and book signing, Cameron Church, Denver, CO, sponsored by Book Buffs, 2 December, 2006, 4:00-

                    6:00pm.

2006    Invited poetry reading and book signing, Bas Bleu Gallery, Fort Collins, CO, 28 November, 2006, 7:30-9:00pm.

2006    Invited poetry reading and book signing: Many Mountains Moving Literary Journal Poetry Salon, October 21, 2006, Unitarian

                    Universalist Church, Boulder, CO.

2003    Invited poetry reading, Grammata Literary Society, October 2003

Recognitions, Honors, Awards

2019          Invitation, expenses paid, to present a paper at the 24th Annual International Lotus Sutra Seminar, Rissho Kosei-kai

                          International Headquarters, Tokyo, Japan, June 12-19, 2019. 

2013          Invitation to write a book-jacket blurb for Encountering Buddhism in Twentieth-Century British and American Literature,

                          Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.

2013          Invitation to submit, The Palgrave Companion to Anthony Trollope, resulting in the chapter “Anthony Trollope’s Religion.”

2013          Invitation to submit, The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature, resulting in the entry “Arnold, Edwin.”

2012          Invitation, honorarium, and travel funding to deliver a tribute to the poet James Applewhite, Eastern North Carolina Literary

                         Homecoming, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 28-29 September 2012.

2011          Invitation to submit, Victorian Review, resulting in the essay “The Four Noble Truths of Buddhism in Victorian England, 1870-

                         1900.”

2011           Invitation to submit, Literature Compass, resulting in the essay “The Influences of Buddhism and Comparative Religion on

                         Matthew Arnold.”

2010          Invitation to submit, Cahiers victoriens & édouardiens, resulting in the essay “The Economics of Immortality: The Demi-

                         Immortal Oriental, Enlightenment Vitalism, and Political Economy in Dracula.”

2009-10    Nomination to and participation in the University of Colorado’s Excellence in Leadership Program: twice-monthly training

                         and education meetings from August 2009 to May 2010 on all four campus locations.

2007          Invited Guest Artist, Eastern North Carolina Literary Homecoming, “Creating Story out of Family and History,” East Carolina

                         University, Greenville, NC, September 28-29.

2002          CU Denver College of Liberal Arts and Sciences “Research and Creative Activities Award,” 2002.

2002          Poem selected by Robert Creeley for inclusion in Best American Poetry 2002.

2001          Co-recipient of the 2001 Robert H. Winner Memorial Award ($2,500) from the Poetry Society of America for a manuscript of

                          ten poems.

1995          Kirkland-Johns Fellowship in Victorian Literature, University of Florida.

1994          Dissertation Fellow, Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Florida.

1990-91    Best Graduate Student Essay, Department of English, University of Florida.

1989-90    Best Graduate Student Essay, Department of English, University of Florida.

Reviews Received

2020    Kim, Jongkeyong.  Review of Spirit Matters. Supernatural Studies (20 October 2020). 

2020    Viswanathan, Gauri.  Review of Spirit Matters. Victorian Studies 62.3 (spring 2020): 542-545. 

2019    Cusack, Carole M.  Review of Spirit Matters. Journal of Religious History 43.2 (10 July 2019). 

2019    Herringer, Carol Engelhardt. Review of Spirit Matters. Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture 88.1 (20 May 2019): 263-

                   265.

2019    Heyes, Michael E.  Review of Spirit Matters. Nova Religio 23.1 (2019): 125-126. 

2019    Hill, Susan E. Review of Spirit Matters. The Journal of Religion 99.3 (July 2019): 384-386. 

2019    Moriarty, Jennifer.  Review of Spirit Matters. Correspondences 7.2 (2019): 465-468. 

2019    Scott, Shannon.  Review of Spirit Matters. Victorian Review 45.1 (spring 2019): 156-160. 

2019    Turner, Emily Jessica.  Review of Spirit Matters. British Association for Victorian Studies Newsletter 19.1 (July 2019): 19-20.

2019    Young, Lin.  Review of Spirit Matters. The Wilkie Collins Society. Accessed April 7, 2021. 

2018    Fry, Katie. Review of Spirit Matters. Nineteenth-Century Literature 73.2 (2018): 260–263. 

2018    Hawkins, M. M.  Review of Spirit Matters. Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries 56.4 (December 2018): 480. 

2018    White, Ethan Doyle.  Review of Spirit Matters. Reading Religion (May 12, 2018). 

2017    Burstein, Miriam Elizabeth. Review of Spirit Matters. Victorian Institute Journal 45 (2017).

2011    Stockdale, Jonathan.  Review of The Lotus and the Lion. Victorian Periodicals Review 44:1 (Spring 2011): 103-4. 

2010    Brantlinger, Patrick.  Review of The Lotus and the Lion. Cahiers victoriens et édouardianes 71 (2010): 536-538. 

2010    Falby, Alison.  Review of The Lotus and the Lion. The Journal of Modern History 82.4 (December 2010): 937-938. 

2010    Federman, Asaf.   Review of The Lotus and the LionVictorian Studies 52.4 (Summer 2010): 670-671.

2010    Whyte, William.   Review of The Lotus and the Lion. The English Historical Review. 125.512 (2010): 223-25. 

2009    Barrett, T. H.   Review of The Lotus and the Lion. Journal of British Studies 48.4 (October 2009): 1034-1036. 

2009    Burnstein, M. E.   Review of The Lotus and the Lion. Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries 46.11 (July 2009): 2110.

2009    Chang, Elizabeth.  Review of The Lotus and the Lion. Journal of Religion and Literature 41.3 (Autumn 2009): 159-161.

2009    Dilkes, Morton.  Review of The Lotus and the Lion. Theosophy Forward (10 September 2009). 1 January 2013. 

2009    Gibson, Mary Ellis.  Review of The Lotus and the Lion. Victorians Institute Journal 37 (2009): 269-299.

2009    Harris, Elizabeth.  Review of The Lotus and the Lion. Buddhadharma 8.1 (fall 2009): 79-80.

2009    Harris, Ian.  Review of The Lotus and the Lion. The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 37.3 (2009): 492-494.

2009    Harshawardhan, Bosham Nimkhedkar. Review of The Lotus and the Lion. India-British-Raj-L Archives. 11 September 2009.

2009    Holmes-Tagchungdarpa, Amy.  Review of The Lotus and the Lion. Itinerario 33 (2009): 128-130. 

2009    Normand, Lawrence.  Review of The Lotus and the Lion. Buddhist Studies Review 26.1 (2009): 116-19. 

2007    Bizzaro, Patrick.  “Poetry and Intelligence: A Reading of Chitwood, Franklin and Root.” Asheville Poetry Review 14.1 (2007): 191-

                    200.

2007    Smith, James.  “‘What Poetry Can Do and How It Can Do It’: An interview with NCLR’s Poetry Editor, Jeffrey Franklin.” North

                    Carolina Literary Review 16 (2007): 55-64.

2007    Byrne, Edward.  “One Poet’s Notes--Recommended Readings of Recent Contemporary Poetry: Jeffrey Franklin’s For the Lost

                    Boys.” March 11, 2007. HYPERLINK

2007    Pittard, Shawn. “Jeffrey Franklin’s For the Lost Boys.” The Great American Pinup. Tuesday, January 30, 2007. 

2001    Gruner, Elizabeth Rose.  Review of Serious Play. Studies in the Novel 33.2 (summer 2001): 256.

2001    Morris, Debra.  “J. Jeffrey Franklin.  Serious Play: The Cultural Form of the Nineteenth-Century Realist Novel. Philadelphia:

                    University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999, 242 pp.” A review.  Aethlon XIX: 1 (fall 2001): 196.

2001    Rosdeitcher, Elizabeth.  Review of Serious Play. Victorian Studies 43 (winter 2001): 317-319.

2001    Poetry Society of AmericaThe Winning Poems: Poetry Society of America’s 91st Annual Award Ceremony, April 20, 2001.                                           “Stephanie Strickland on Jeffrey Franklin.” Judge’s citation of the winning manuscript for the Robert H. Winner Memorial Award

2000   Morgan, Susan.  “Recent Studies in the Nineteenth Century.” An omnibus review, including one paragraph on Serious Play.

                    Studies in English Literature 40 (Autumn 2000): 745-794: 772.

Courses Taught

ENGL 6018, The Literature of Victorian Religion
ENGL 6015, From Decadence to Modernism: British Literature 1880-1920
ENGL 6001, Critical Theory in Literature and Film
ENGL 5100, Literary Research and Writing (methods course for MA students)
ENGL 4999, Victorian Masculinities
ENGL 4803, Special Topics in Creative Writing: The Forms of Poetry
ENGL 4700/5004, Literature of the British Empire
ENGL 4600/5600, Modern British and Irish Literature
ENGL 4580/5580, The Victorian Age (Brit Lit 1837-1901)
ENGL 4540/5540, Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature (Brit Lit 1660-1798)
ENGL 4320/5320, History of Poetry in English
ENGL 4210/5210, History of the English Novel II (19th-20th centuries)
ENGL 4200/5200, History of the English Novel I (17th-18th centuries)
ENGL 4025, Advanced Writing Workshop: Poetry
ENGL 4180, Argumentation and Logic
ENGL 4000/5000, Major Authors: Thomas Hardy & D. H. Lawrence
UHL 3502, The Literature and History of Science in the Nineteenth Century
ENGL 3330, Gothic Literature
ENGL 3020, Creative Writing Workshop: Poetry
ENGL 3001, Critical Writing (introduction to literary theory, scholarship, writing)
ENGL 2154, Introduction to Creative Writing
ENGL 1400, Introduction to Literary Studies
ENGL 1111, Freshman Seminar: Monsters, Vampires, and Ghosts (Gothic literature)

Services

Service to the Department of English

2019               Member, Review Committee, Wayne Miller promotion to full professor

2015               Member, Review Committee, Cynthia Wong promotion to full professor

2009-2010    Major Advisor, undergraduate English majors

2008-2010    Director, Honors Program

2008-2010    Member, Annual Salary Increment Service Subcommittee

2007-2009    Member, MA Comprehensive Examination Committee

2004-2006    Major Advisor, undergraduate English majors

2005               Member, Comprehensive Review Committee for Philip Joseph

2003-2004    Member, MA Comprehensive Examination Committee

2001-2004    Director, Graduate Studies

2001-2004    Member, Executive Committee

2001-2004    Member, Salary Increment Committee for Research/Creative Activity

2001-2002    Chair, MA Comprehensive Examination Committee

                               Author, new course design, ENGL 5100, Literary Research & Writing 

2001                Contributor, Departmental salary increment criteria review

2000-2003    Member, Film Studies Committee

2000-2002    Member, MA Comprehensive Examination Committee

2000-2001    Lead Member, ad hoc committee to revise the Literary Studies Masters curriculum

2000              Co-author, Creative Writing Track design

2000              Co-author, new courses, ENGL 4025, Advanced Writing Workshop, and reactivation of ENGL 4160, Poetics

2000              Member, Modern Language Association job candidate interview team

 

Service to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS)

2020               Instructor, Mindfulness Practice Workshop, CLAS Continuing Education Program, 8-week course via Zoom, June 9-July 28

2011- 2014     Associate Dean in the college--remunerated administrative leave

2009-2010     Chair, CLAS Council

2009-2010     Member, Planned General Classroom Building Advisory Committee

2009               Member, Dean’s Differentiated Workload Taskforce

2009               Reviewer, CRISP grant proposals

2008               Chair-elect and Member, CLAS Council

2005-2006    Member, Dean’s Budget Advisory Committee

2003-2004     Lead Member, English/Education collaborative degree design team--MA in English with Secondary Teaching Licensure

2002-2004     Member, CLAS Educational Planning and Policy Committee 

                                Member, CLAS Academic Standards Committee

2002                Member, CLAS Dean advisory committee of Graduate Directors 

2000               Member, CLAS Chancellor’s Scholars and Leaders, International Student/Faculty Network    

 

Service to the University, CU Denver

2020              Instructor, Mindfulness Practice Workshop, CU Denver Wellness Center, 6-week course via Zoom, September 24-October

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2020              Instructor, Introduction to Mindfulness, CU Denver Wellness Center, 3-17-2020, cancelled due to COVID

2014-2016     Member, Center for Faculty Development director search committee

2014               Member, review committee for Kat Vlahos promotion to full professor

2013-2015     Member, University Advising Taskforce

2013-2014     Member, Dean search committee, College of Arts and Media

2013-2014     Member, Dean’s Advisory Committee, College of Architecture and Planning, promotion to full professor cases

2013               Member, review committee for Keith Loftin promotion to full professor

2012-2013     Member, University Academic Integrity Committee

2012-2013     Member, Dean search committee, College of Arts and Media

2012               Member, University Technology Review Committee

2011                Member, Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs search committee

2011                Member, Registrar (CU-Denver/CU-Anschutz) search committee

2008-2009    Co-Chair and Member, Educational Policy and Planning Committee

2007-2008     Member, CLAS Dean Search Committee

2005-2009     Member, Educational Policy and Planning Committee

2005-2006     Member, CLAS Dean Search Committee 

2004-2006     Member, President’s Fund for the Humanities Advisory Council

2004-2005     Participant, University Academic Master Plan Search Conference

2002-2005     Faculty Advisor, Campus Greens

2002                Presenter, New Faculty Orientation

2001-2008     Member, University Graduate Council

2001-2005     Member, Denver Poetry Festival Planning Committee

 

Service to the University of Colorado System

2009-2012    Member, Educational Policy and University Standards Committee

2010-2011     Member, Internal Review Committee, Program Review of the College of Architecture and Planning (Boulder-Denver

                              combined program)

2007-2008    Co-director, Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, David Broom, “George Eliot and the Aestheticism of the Realist Novel,” CU.

2006-2007    Member, Ph. D. Comprehensive Examination Committee, David Broom, CU

 

Service to the Profession

2021               Peer reviewer, Journal of Victorian Culture (UK) essay submission, March 2021

2015               Peer reviewer, Modernism/Modernity (UK) essay submission, November 2015

2014               Peer reviewer, Religion (UK) essay submission, January 2014

2014               Peer reviewer, Religion (UK) essay submission, August 2014

2014               Peer reviewer, Religion and Literature, essay submission, May 2014

2014               Peer reviewer, PMLA, May 2014

2014               Peer reviewer, North Carolina Literary Review, essay submission, May 2014

2014               Peer reviewer, Religion (UK), May 2014

2014               Peer reviewer, Victorians Institute Journal essay submission, January 2014.

2013               Book-jacket blurb writer, Encountering Buddhism in Twentieth-Century British and American Literature, Bloomsbury

                              Academic, 2013.

2013               Peer reviewer, Victorian Literature & Culture essay submission, June 2013

2012               Peer reviewer, chapter submission for the collection Men, Masculinity and Religious Change in Twentieth Century Britain,

                              Palgrave Press, November 2012 

2012               Peer reviewer, Feminist Review essay submission, October 2012

2011-2014      Vice President, Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States

2010               Co-editor, “Special Section: Buddhism and Literature.” Religion and the Arts 14.1-2 (2010): 1-77.

2010               Peer reviewer, Religion and Literature, essay submission, July 2010

2009              Peer reviewer, Victorian Periodicals Review essay submission, October 2009

2009              Peer reviewer, Victorian Studies essay submission, September 2009

2009              Judge, Roanoke-Chowan Award for the best book by a North Carolina poet, North Carolina Literary and Historical

                               Association

2008              Judge, Roanoke-Chowan Award for the best book by a North Carolina poet, North Carolina Literary and Historical

                               Association

2007               Peer reviewer, Victorian Review essay submission, April 2007

2006               Program organizer, Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States annual conference

2005               Peer reviewer, Broadview Press book manuscript submission

2004-2005    Secretary, Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States

2004               Peer reviewer, Victorians Institute Journal article submission

2003               Peer reviewer, Broadview Press book manuscript submission

2003-pres.     Member, Board of Directors, Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States

2003-pres.     Peer reviewer, North Carolina Literary Review essay submissions

1999-pres.     Poetry Editor, North Carolina Literary Review

 

Service to the Community

2020               Instructor, Mindfulness Practice Workshop for incarcerated adults, Colorado Department of Corrections, 8-week course,

                               cancelled due to COVID

2020               Instructor, CU Denver Department of Communication Democratic Communication Program for the Colorado

                               Department of Corrections, 8-week course, cancelled after one meeting due to COVID

Professional Memberships

Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States