- English Department
- Cal Poly University
- San Luis Obispo CA 93407
- (805) 756-2411
- Ph. D. in English, Stanford University, l981
- B. A. Columbia University, Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude ,
- Assistant/Associate/ Professor of English, Cal Poly University,
- [Undergraduate and graduate courses in Ecoliterature, Cal Poly
Land, Shakespeare, the Bible as literature, Classical, Medieval,
Renaissance, Romantic and Modern literature, Multimedia Blake and
Ethnic American literature]
- Lecturer in English and Western Culture, Stanford, 1984-1988
- [Literature and the Arts in Western Culture; freshman composition;
- Shakespeare; Seminar in "Humanism, Militarism and Pacifism"]
- Instructor in English, Scripps College, Claremont CA, 1982-1984
- [Freshman composition: "Language, Gender and Power"]
- Instructor in English, Skyline College, San Bruno CA, 198l-1982
- Instructor in English, Malaspina College, Powell River, B.C.,
- Instructor in English, Capilano College, North Vancouver, B.C.,
- Assistant Professor of English, Columbia University, 1967-1970
- PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS:
Towers: Reflections on September 11"--multimedia presentation
to Cal Poly memorial--September 2001
- Guest Editor, Moebius: A Journal of the Liberal Arts, Sustainability Issue, Fall 2004
Books,"Early Modern Literary Studies September 2001--
- "The Place of a University: The Cal Poly Land Project"
-- Multimedia Presentor and Chair of Panel at Conference of ASLE,
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment--June
- "A Masque of Revelation: The Tempest as Apocalypse"--Presentation
to the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, June 2000
- "Natural Capitalism
by Amory Lovins, a Book that Counts," presentation
to Books at High Noon, Cal Poly January 2001
- Triangulating Shakespeare
[multimedia website on teaching Shakespeare--presented to Shakespeare
Association of America, 2000]
- "Moses and Machiavellism,"
Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Fall 1997
Prospero's Books, Genesis, and The Tempest," Renaissance
Forum Vol. 1 #2
- "Holy War in Henry V,"
Shakespeare Survey 48, Nov./Dec. 1995, reprinted in Shakespearean
Criticism Gale Publications, 1996
- "The Path of Totality"
- "Northrop Frye's Bible,"
Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Winter 1994
- "A Problem in Rhetoric: Teaching Writing with Western Culture,"
in The Canon and the Core, The University of North Texas
- Initiatory Lecture
The American Scholar Lecture Series, Cal Poly University,October
- "The Prophet Disarmed:
Milton and the Quakers," Studies in English Literature 1500-1800
- "Priesthoods and Power:
Some Thoughts on Diablo Canyon," in Mapping
American Culture, University of Iowa Press, 1992.
- "Shakespeare's Pacifism."
Renaissance Quarterly Spring 1992.
- "Why Care?"--An
Address to Holocaust Memorial Gathering April 1990
- "Beyond Hibernation: Ralph Ellison's 1981 Edition of Invisible
Man." Black American Literature Forum, Winter l989.
- "Teaching in the
School of Donne: Metaphysical Poetry and English Composition,"
in Approaches to Teaching the Metaphysical Poets, MLA Publications,
Dead but the Tree'"--A lecture to the Western Culture Program
Perfect: Stanford's Durand Oak," The Stanford Magazine
[photoessay] December l986.
- "Fortunate Senex: The Pastoral of Old Age," Studies in English
Literature, Spring l985.
- Mosaic I, Mosaic II. New York, Random House, 1985 [co-authored
- CSU Systemwide Quality Improvement Award
- Quest for the Best Faculty Mentor Award 2003
- Cal Poly College of Liberal Arts Scholar of the Year Award June
- Provost's Faculty Centennial Seminar Grant 2000-2001
- State Faculty Support Grant, Cal Poly University, l996
- Cal Poly Distinguished Professor Award 1994
- NEH Summer Seminar Yale 1993, "The Bible as Literature: Theory
- State Faculty Support Grant, Cal Poly University, Summer 1991
- CARE Grant, Cal Poly University, Autumn 1990
- NEH Summer Seminar Berkeley 1989, "The New Historicism: Shakespeare"