Wesley Kisting

Associate Dean

Wesley Kisting

Associate Dean

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

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

Bio

Associate Professor of English and Associate Dean of Pamplin

  • (706) 737-1738
  • AH N210

Education

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

  • MA, English Language and Literatur University of Iowa, 2004

  • BA, English Composition Marquette University, 1999

  • BA, English Language and Literatur Marquette University, 1999

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ENGL 1102

    College Composition II
  • HUMN 2001

    World Humanities I
  • ENGL 3002

    Engl Lit from Renaiss. to Rest
  • COMD 4420

    Shakespeare
  • ENGL 4420

    Shakespeare
  • ENGL 6550

    Studies in Major Brit Authors

Teaching Interests

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

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Review of Shakespeare's Freedom by Stephen Greenblatt, 2012
    Book Review
  • Knowledge Integrated (KNIT), 2011
    Other
  • Writing Effective Essays (Self-Published), 2011
    Other
  • 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