Faculty & Staff
Randy Robertson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English & Creative Writing
Coordinator, Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellows Program
Office Location: Fisher Hall - Rm 228
PHD, Washington University
MA, Univ of Chicago
BA, University of Virginia
The reviews editor of Modern Language Studies, Robertson’s first book, Censorship and Conflict in Seventeenth-Century England, was recently published by Penn State Press. A complementary work titled The British Index, a 1,700-page annotated bibliography of works censored in the British Isles 1641-1700, is being published online.
Robertson teaches courses on seventeenth- and eighteenth-century literature, the novel, the history of the book, satire and the Enlightenment. His next book will trace the relationship between wit and skepticism from the Renaissance to the present.
His other interests include tennis, hiking, rowing, chess and The Daily Show.
- ENGL-100 Writing and Thinking
- ENGL-190 Introduction to Modern Publishing
- ENGL-200 Literature and Culture
- ENGL-233 British Literature, Jacobean to Augustan
- ENGL-265 Critical Surveys in Forms of Writing
- ENGL-290 Aesthetics and Interpretation
- ENGL-315 Themes in Early Modern British Lit
- ENGL-350 Studies in Major Authors
- ENGL-361 Studies in Literature and Genre
- ENGL-390 Special Themes and Topics
- ENGL-505 Independent Study
- ENGL-540 Internship
- HONS-100 Thought
- HONS-200 Thought and Civilization
- HONS-301 300-Level Honors Seminar