Jessica Hooten Wilson

Professor / Author / Speaker

Louise Cowan Scholar in Residence, Humanities and Classical Education
University of Dallas

Jessica Hooten Wilson is Louise Cowan Scholar in Residence at the University of Dallas in the Classical Education and Humanities Graduate Program. She is the author of three books: Giving the Devil his Due: Flannery O’Connor and The Brothers Karamazov, which received a 2018 Christianity Today book of the year awardWalker Percy, Fyodor Dostoevsky, and the Search for Influence; and Reading Walker Percy’s Novels. In 2019 she received the Hiett Prize for Humanities from the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture. She is co-editor of the volume Solzhenitsyn and American Culture: The Russian Soul in the West, a collection of essays on the legacy of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Currently, she is preparing Flannery O’Connor’s unfinished novel Why Do the Heathen Rage? for publication.


Solzhenitsyn and American Culture Event

If you are struggling to find a middle road through this world of extreme right and left, the writings of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn remind us of the dangers of ideology of any camp and point us instead towards polyphony and beauty. Join this webinar book launch on Oct 29…
Tiffany Han
October 27, 2020