Ph.D., Ohio State
MA, The University of Kent (Canterbury, UK)
BA, Yale University
Office: JFT 808
Phone: (845) 257-2723
Professor Olsen joined the New Paltz faculty in 1997.
He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in English literature, the English Renaissance, and Shakespeare, and has published articles, reviews, and a critical edition in these and other areas.
Awards, Honors & Recognition
In 2004 he was awarded the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.