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Peter Emanuel Diamond

Peter Diamond is a PhD candidate in English at University of Pennsylvania, studying seventeenth- and eighteenth-century transatlantic literature. Currently, Peter is Penn's Barbara Brizdle and Lawrence J. Schoenberg Fellow in the History of Material Texts. In 2023–2024, he was an Andrew W. Mellon Mid-Doctoral Fellow in the Price Lab for Digital Humanities. He has also served as a project manager for the Digital Beehive, a project dedicated to annotating an early American commonplace book, which is supported by the McNeil Center for Early American Studies; the Price Lab; and the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts. From 2021–2023, Peter served as a co-coordinator of the Restoration to Victorian Studies Reading Group (ResVic). He teaches courses in the Department of English on the Bible and early American literature, and he has assisted with the teaching of courses in English, psychoanalytic studies, and cinema and media studies at Penn. Peter is a Graduate Resident Advisor at Lauder College House.


M.A. University of Pennsylvania, 2021

B.A. Brandeis University, 2020, summa cum laude with the highest honors in English

Courses Taught

fall 2024

ENGL 4500.301 The Bible (The One Series)  

spring 2022

ENGL 101.203 Shakespeare