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


Associate Professor of English and Associate Dean of Pamplin

  • (706) 737-1738
  • AH N210


  • 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

  • INQR 1000

    Fund. of Academic Inquiry

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