Doctoral Dissertations Chaired
Norman Carey "Hawthorne's Allegorical Method in the Tales and Major Romances"
Douglas R. Wilmes "The Satiric Mode in Melville's Fiction: Pierre, Israel Potter, The Confidence-Man, and the Short Stories "
James A. Levernier "The Uses and Forms of the Indian Captivity Narratives"
Jill McKinney "Melville and the Law"
Robert J. Graham "An Interpretation of Concepts of Women in American Literature, 1813–1871"
Barbara M. Long "A Critical Edition of Clarence King's Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada"
James W. Nechas "Repetition in the Language of Moby-Dick"
Charles J Haberstroh, Jr. "Melville's Fathers"
Thomas A Tenney "Mark Twain's Travel Sketches in the Newspapers"
R.J.P. Rao "Early American Interest in Vedic Literature and Vedantic Philosophy"
Agnes Dicken Cannon "Melville's Search for Poetic Theory, Technique, and Themes"
Bertram Mott "Mark Twain and Calvinism"
Peter S Bracher "Dickens and His American Readers, 1835-1870"
Jack Lee Capps "Emily Dickinson's Reading 1836-1886: A study of the Sources of Her Poetry"
James Patrick Dougherty "E.E. Cummings' "The Enormous Room" and its Relation to his Poetry"
William Byron Dillingham "Themes and Literary Techniques in the Fiction of Frank Norris"
Cecil Lloyd Patterson "A Different Drum: The Image of the Negro in the Nineteenth Century Popular Song Books"