Jason Bell is a writer whose work has appeared in Public Books, Full Stop, Guernica, Vice, and Alimentum. He graduated in 2013 from Columbia University, where he was Editor-in-Chief of The Columbia Review. In 2014, he graduated from Oxford University with an MSt in English and American Studies. At Oxford, he was an Ertegun Scholar and organized an international conference, “Alt-American: Implausible History, Geography, Science, and Literature of Nineteenth-Century America.” Currently, he is a PhD candidate in English at Yale University.
Jason’s research interests include 19th- and 20th-century American literature, migration studies, legal history, environmental justice, and regionalism.
In 2016-17, Jason is convening the Yale English Department’s Americanist Colloquium.
In his spare time, Jason enjoys running, playing Scrabble, gardening, and cooking.
“Games and Dolls” (Full Stop)
“The Bar-B-Cure” (Guernica)
“To Spy My Shadow In The Sun” (The Brooklyn Quarterly)
“Eating Meat Might Kill Me” (Vice)
“The Blind Geographers: Choose Your Own Adventure” (The Brooklyn Quarterly)
“Operation Midnight Climax” (Pork & Mead)
“Boxed In By Bureaucracy” (Columbia Daily Spectator)
Review of America the Edible by Adam Richman (Alimentum)
“American Breakfast Traditions” (www.marcussamuelsson.com)
“A Brief History of Baseball Food” (Food Republic)