Oliver Buckton

Oliver Buckton is professor of English at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, where he teaches modern British literature and culture, espionage literature and film, popular culture, and critical theory. He is the author of Secret Selves: Confession and Same-Sex Desire in Victorian Autobiography (1998), Cruising with Robert Louis Stevenson: Travel, Narrative, and the Colonial Body (2007), and Espionage in British Literature and Film Since 1900: The Changing Enemy (2015). He has also published essays on various Victorian and twentieth-century authors including Charles Dickens, Oscar Wilde, Olive Schreiner, Len Deighton, and Frederick Forsyth. He has twice been the recipient of Florida Atlantic University's Creative Scholar of the Year Award (1998-99, 2008-09). He was selected as Lifelong Learning Society Distinguished Professor in Arts and Humanities for 2015-16.