Undergraduate Advising Head
Professor of English
PhD, Cornell University
Romanticism, 18th-Century, Philosophy, Psychoanalysis.
"New Ghosts." Borderland Books, 2016
"William Blake on Self and Soul." Harvard University Press, 2009
"The Poetics of Disappointment." Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1999.
"Literary Power and the Criteria of Truth." Gainesville: University Press of Florida 1995.
Articles in European Romantic Review, ELH, Philosophy and Literature, and reviews in the London Review of Books.
Newhouse Fellowship at Wellesley College 2009-10
Selected Courses Taught
Romanticism I: Blake, Wordsworth, & Coleridge (ENG 125a)
Romanticism II: Byron, Shelley, and Keats (ENG 125b)
Hume, Johnson, and Rousseau (ENG 104a)
Theories of the Self (ENG 111a)
Contemporary Poetry (ENG 247b)