Profiles in "19th Century Literary and Cultural History" Expertise Area

  • Calvin Schermerhorn is a historian of capitalism, slavery and African American inequality. He offers graduate and undergraduate courses and advises honors and graduate students.
  • Stancliff loves teaching courses in rhetoric, composition, literature, and American Studies. He is working on a book about race and the literature of emancipation.
  • Head of the Russian section, Hoogenboom teaches language, literature, and culture. An expert on Catherine the Great, she researches noble culture, civil society, corruption, sentimentalism, book history, and women writers.
  • Dr. Kyle Mox oversees programs to identify, recruit, and prepare candidates for nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships, including the Rhodes Scholarship, Truman Scholarship, and Fulbright US Student program.
  • Jacob Robertson holds an MA in Art History, specializing in 19th-century and Modern Art.
  • Bate is an international leader in green thinking and applied humanities, with scholarly expertise in sustainability as well as in Shakespeare, life-writing, Romanticism, contemporary poetry, theatre, and visual culture.