Robert Faggen, Ph.D.

Director, Gould Center for Humanistic Studies

Areas of Expertise

American Literature, American Poetry, Eastern European Literature, History of Science, Science and Literature, American Culture, Literary Criticism

Selected Research and Publications

  • Ken Kesey: An American Life(forthcoming, Farrar, Straus & Giroux), The Letters of Robert Frost, Vol. I, co-editor (Harvard University Press), The Notebooks of Robert Frost (Harvard University Press,2007), Robert Frost and the Challenge of Darwin (University of Michigan Press, 1997, 2001), The Cambridge Introduction to Robert Frost (2009), The Cambridge Companion to Robert Frost (2001), Striving Towards Being: The Letters of Thomas Merton and Czeslaw Milosz (FSG, 1997), "Introduction" to 40th Anniversary Edition of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Viking, 2002), Selected Poems of Edwin Arlington Robinson (Penguin, 1997), Early Poems of Robert Frost (Penguin, 1998), Paris Review Interviews with Ken Kesey, Czeslaw Milosz, Russell Banks

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • Guggenheim Fellow, NEH Fellow, Graves Fellow

Robert Faggen, Ph.D.

Barton Evans and H. Andrea Neves Professor of Literature

Education: A.B., Princeton University; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University
Department: Literature
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Address: Athenaeum Gould Center
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