Wesley Kisting

Associate Dean

Wesley Kisting

Associate Dean

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of English & World Languages


Associate Professor of English and Associate Dean of Pamplin

  • (706) 737-1738
  • AH N210


  • Ph.D., English Language and Literature, General University of Iowa, 2007

  • MA, English Language and Literature, General University of Iowa, 2004

  • BA, English Composition Marquette University, 1999

  • BA, English Language and Literature, General Marquette University, 1999

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ENGL 4420


Teaching Interests

Literature, writing, literature in performance, rhetoric, freedom of speech, digital technology, learning and pedagogical issues


Selected Recent Publications

  • Review of Shakespeare's Freedom by Stephen Greenblatt, 2012
    Book Review
  • Knowledge Integrated (KNIT), 2011
  • Writing Effective Essays (Self-Published), 2011
  • Conscience and the 'Gentle Paines' of Reform in A View of the State of Ireland, 2008
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Review of Foxe's "Book of Martyrs" and Early Modern Print Culture by John N. King, 2008
    Book Review

Research Interests

Renaissance/Early Modern English Literature; early modern casuistry (theology of the conscience) and its influence on the period's views about power, authority, and interiority; higher education; technology and its effects on education and popular culture