Killian Quigley received his B.A. from Cornell University and his M.A. from Vanderbilt University. His PhD research focuses on exchanges between travel narrative, aesthetic discourse, and visual culture in the long eighteenth century. Recent undergraduate courses Killian has taught at Vanderbilt include ENGL 102W "Interfacing with the Unfamiliar" and ENGL 102W "Seeing Green: Imagining the Natural." Killian is a Teaching Affiliate at Vanderbilt's Center for Teaching, and co-Service Chair to Vanderbilt's English Graduate Student Association.
With Jonathan Lamb: "Longinus." The Encyclopedia of British Literature 1660-1789, ed. Gary Day & Jack Lynch. Wiley-Blackwell (forthcoming)
Review: Kiran Asher, Black and Green: Afro-Colombians, Development and Nature in the Pacific Lowlands, in Ameriquests (forthcoming)
"Filth and Flora: Cook, Hawkesworth, and the Malarial Map." Eighteenth-Century Studies Postgraduate Conference. Queen Mary, University of London. June 2012.
"Seemingly Divested of the Ferocity of His Nature: Dean Mahomet's Imperial Wild." Panoramas and Prospects. South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. February 2012.
"Ancient Goats and Imperial Turtles: Nature and Empire in A Voyage Round the World."
"Animals and Ecocriticism" (Roundtable presentation; Prof. Wendy Wheeler, chair). International Conference: Zoosemiotics and Animal Representations. University of Tartu. April 2011.