Professor of English
College of Liberal Arts Award of Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher
Dino Felluga received his PhD at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1995. He followed this work with three years of postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Calgary and Stanford University, joining the Purdue faculty in 1997. His research interests include nineteenth-century poetry, critical theory, and the use of digital tools in research and publication. In addition to numerous articles published in journals such as Victorian Studies, Critical Quarterly, and Modern Language Quarterly, as well as chapters in academic books, he is the author of The Perversity of Poetry (SUNY Press, 2005) and Critical Theory: The Key Concepts (Routledge, 2015) and general editor of the four-volume, million-word Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature (Wiley Blackwell, 2015). The latter was chosen as the 2016 Outstanding Reference Source for Adults by the American Library Association. In 2003, he founded the North American Victorian Studies Association and served as president from 2003–2014; in 2006, he founded the open-access journal Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net, and served as Victorian editor from 2006–2014. He is also associate director of NINES (Networked Infrastructure for Nineteenth-century Electronic Scholarship), which has received over two million dollars of funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.