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Daniel S. Malachuk

Associate Professor of English | Western Illinois University - Quad Cities


Daniel S. Malachuk researches nineteenth-century British and American literature in relation to political theory with particular attention to the rise of liberal democracy, environmentalism, and secularism.

He is the author of Perfection, the State, and Victorian Liberalism (2005) and co-editor with Alan M. Levine of A Political Companion to Ralph Waldo Emerson (2011). His more than twenty chapters and articles have appeared in collections including most recently The Blackwell Companion to George Eliot and Emerson in Context (Cambridge University Press) and journals such as Victorian Literature and Culture, New England Quarterly, Studies in Romanticism, and the Journal of Human Rights.

During his 2013-14 sabbatical, he was a Residential Fellow at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study and a Fulbright Senior Lecturer at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. 

His Western Illinois University webpage describes his teaching; he can be reached at ds-malachuk at wiu dot edu