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Dr. William Major

Professor of EnglishWilliam Major
Hillyer Hall 268
860.768.4935
major@hartford.edu

Education:
Ph.D., American Literature, Minor in American Studies, Indiana University, 1997
M.A., English, Rutgers University-Camden, 1990
B.A., English with Honors, University of Kentucky, 1988

Research:
Contemporary Agrarian Theory
Environmental Literature and Ecocriticism
Autobiography

Publications (selected):
Arizona Quarterly; ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature & Environment; a/b: Auto/Biography Studies; Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature; JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory; The Chronicle of Higher Education; The Hartford Courant

I advise students with interests in:
American Studies, Environmental Studies

Why you enjoy teaching Hillyer students:
I enjoy watching students grow and develop their intellectual abilities.