William Major
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William Major

WHY DO YOU ENJOY TEACHING STUDENTS IN HILLYER?

I enjoy watching students grow and develop their intellectual abilities.

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

  • ENB 110/111: English Composition and Literature
  • ENB 210: American Literature I
  • ENB 211: American Literature II
  • ENB 224: Advanced Composition
  • ENB 240: American Environmental Literature

Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D., Indiana University-Bloomington (American literature, with a minor in American studies)
  • M.A., Rutgers-Camden (English)
  • B.A., University of Kentucky (English)

Research Interests

  • Empathy and literature
  • Environmental theory and Ecocriticism
  • New Agrarianism

Selected Publications 

  • Grounded Vision: New Agrarianism and the Academy  (University of Alabama Press, 2011)
  • Articles and essays in Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Environmental Humanities, Arizona Quarterly, Mosaic, Journal of Narrative Theory, a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, Liberal Education, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed