Robert P. Ward

Robert P. Ward
Visiting Lecturer in English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 206
Phone: (401) 863-3727

Ph.D. University of Leeds, England, 2001 M.A. University of Leeds, 1996 B.A. University of Glamorgan, Wales, 1994

Research Interests
American literature; American literary communities, including the Transcendentalists, the Proletarian School, Black Mountain College, the Beats, and prison writing; poetry.

Professional Accomplishments
Robert Ward was a lecturer in English at the University of Cumbria, UK (2001-2009) before moving to America. His publications include an edited book, Nelson Algren: A Collection of Critical Essays (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press), and a forthcoming book on James Leo Herlihy (University of South Carolina Press). He has also published essays in The Idea of the City (Cambridge Scholars), Lifewriting Annual: Biographical and Autobiographical Studies (AMS Press), the Encyclopedia of the Romantic Era (Routledge), The Anacronist: Journal of English and American Studies, and EAPSU: A Journal of Critical and Creative Work.