Benedick G. Turner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Coordinator of Bridge Programs
- Lorenzo Hall, Second floor
SJC Long Island
- O'Connor Hall, Room N226C
Ph.D., English, New York University, 2009
M.A., English, New York University, 2003
B.A., Medieval Literature and Anthropology, Boston University, 1997
Scholarly & Professional Interests
Victorian Poetry (especially Tennyson)
Sherlock Holmes (especially the stories of Arthur Conan Doyle and the BBC Sherlock)
Architecture and pragmatism in the novels of Henry James
The King Arthur tradition
Classical epic and drama
George R. R. Martin
“Clients Who Disappear and Colleagues Who Cannot Compete: Female Characters in the BBC’s Sherlock.” Sherlock Holmes in Context, edited by Sam Naidu, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2016, pp. 39-60.
“There’s a Name Everyone Says: Jim Moriarty and Irene Adler in Sherlock.” Gender and the Modern Sherlock Holmes, edited by Nadine Farghaly, McFarland, 2015, pp. 21-39.
“A Man’s Work Must She Do: Female Manliness in Tennyson’s 'Gareth and Lynette'.” Victorian Poetry, Vol. 52, no. 3 (Fall 2014)