Doctoral Dissertations Chaired
Deborah Burnham "Lovely in its Bones: Form in Theodore Roethke's Poetry"
Gregory Wegner "The Sketch Book of Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Literary Sketch in the Development of Nineteenth Century Prose Fiction"
Anne Merrill Greenhalgh "A Lexical Analysis of Elizabeth Bishop's Poetry"
Elizabeth I. Hanson "The Indian Metaphor in the American Renaissance"
Agnes M. O’Donnell "A Study of the Plays of W. H. Auden "
Paul Christensen "The Field and the Well: An Anatomy of Open Form Poetics, 1945-1970"
John C. Kemp "Robert Frost and the Traidtion of New England Regional Literature: A Search for Literary Identity"
Robert J. Wagner "British Poets of World War II: Keith Douglas, Charles Causley, Lawrence Durrell"
Sarah Daugherty "The Literary Criticism of Henry James: 1864–1884"
Michael F. Harper "Beyond Romanticism: The Poetry of Ezra Pound"
James D. Hauser "The Closed Universe of Flannery O'Connor"
Norman Hostetler "Nathaniel Hawthorne's Use of Various Techniques of irony and Point of View"
Stephen Karpowitz "Mark Twain: A Satirist's Struggles with Conscience and Conceit"
Sheldon W Liebman "The Fearful Sympathy: A Study of Selected Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne "
Philip M Keith "The Idea of Quakerism in American Literature"
Nancy R Norris "The Horse Which Came Home to Roost: Theme and Form in Faulkner's Snopes Trlogy"
Stuart Y McDougal "A Parnassian in Provence: Ezra Pound and the Troubadour Tradition "
Ronald T. Curran "Hawthorne as Gothicist"
Donald E. Herdeck "The Golden Bitch"