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Dr. Howard Mayer

Associate Professor of EnglishHoward Mayer
Hillyer Hall 267
860.768.4933
hmayer@hartford.edu

Education:
Ph.D., English, University of Connecticut
M.Div., Hartford Seminary Foundation
M.A., Religion, Hartford Seminary Foundation
M.A., English, State University of New York at Buffalo
B.A., English, Columbia College, Columbia University

Research:
Classical myth in contemporary culture

Publications (selected):
"Puritan Triumph: The Joyful Death Books of Cotton Mather and James Janeway" in Triumphs of the Spirit in Children's Literature
"Marriage in the Novels of Mrs. Humphry Ward." Hope and Glory
"Death in Nineteenth-Century Children's Literature: 'A Kind of Disagreeable Smell.'" Hope and Glory

I advise students with interests in:
Literature and cats

Why you enjoy teaching Hillyer students:
They are a challenging variety of young people with a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.