John Greenfield, Ph.D.

John GreenfieldProfessor of English

Chair, Division of Humanities

Office: Carnegie Hall 205

Phone: (618) 537-6890


Education


Ph.D., Indiana University

M.A., Indiana University

B.A., Indiana University


Awards


Exemplary Teaching Award, 2002-2003 (United Methodist Higher Education Board)


Advisory Posts


Adviser for Sigma Tau Delta (National English Honor Society)


Research Interests


Edited five volumes in Dictionary of Literary Biography Series and two volumes of The Dictionary of British Literary Characters;

Published several journal articles and presented numerous conference papers on nineteenth century English writers.

Writing papers on popular culture topics, such as Downton Abbey.


Teaching Interests


Romantic and Victorian English Literature

World Literature

Nature of Language and English Grammar

Honors courses

General literature courses


Statement on Teaching


Working with interesting and motivated students at McKendree College for over twenty years, along with helping them to grow intellectually and develop into dedicated teachers and professionals, has been richly rewarding to me. I especially enjoy lively discussions in the classes I teach.