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Glausser, Wayne E., Ph.D. - Faculty Bio

Glausser, Wayne E., Ph.D.




English, Asbury Hall, Room 316
Greencastle, IN


Professor of English

Wayne Glausser did his undergraduate work at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and was awarded a Danforth Fellowship to attend Yale University, where he received a Ph.D. in English.  He has received several awards for teaching, including Indiana Professor of the Year (1989).  He teaches upper-level courses in Romanticism, literary theory, and interdisciplinary topics, and various lower-level courses, including the full year survey of British literature. He has published two books and has a third forthcoming: Locke and Blake: A Conversation across the Eighteenth Century (Florida, 1998); Cultural Encyclopedia of LSD (McFarland, 2011); and Something Old, Something New: Contemporary Entanglements of Religion and Secularity (Oxford, 2018). His published essays fall mainly in two areas:  literature and philosophy of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, and contemporary fiction and popular culture.