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Name: Robert Waugh
Academic Rank: Associate Professor
Department: English

Expertise Keywords: Clarke, Classics, Fantasy, Joyce, Keats, Leopardi, Literature-European-English-Comparative-Nineteenth, Lovecraft, Myth, Poetry, Science Fiction, Tolkien, van Gogh

Available For: interviews, essays, speaking

Expertise: Ph. D. at Harvard in Comparative Literature. Many articles on various figures, and many publications of poems in small journals.

Currrent Research: Lovecraft, Tolkien, van Gogh

Contact Information

E-mail Address: waughr@newpaltz.edu
Communication & Marketing: 845-257-3245

Education

Colleges/
Universities
Attended
Dates
Attended
Degree
Conferred
Year
Conferred
Major
Subject
Indiana University 1961-64 BA 1964 Comparative Literature
Harvard University 1964-65 MA 1965 Comparative Literature
Harvard University 1965-72 Ph D 1972 Comparative Literature

Other professional activities

Many poetry readings over the years

Organizational Memberships

MLA. Science Fiction Research Association. American Academy of Poetry

Publications

"The Drum of A Voyage to Arcturus" Extrapolation (Summer, 1985) "The Hands of H. P. Lovecraft" Lovecraft Studies (Fall, 1988)--and many other articles on Lovecraft since that time. "The Lament of the Midwives: Arthur C. Clarke and the Tradition" Extrapolation (Spring, 1990) "Perilous Faerie: J. R. R. Tolkien in the Selva Oscura" Studies in Weird Fiction (Summer, 1994) "Spirals and Metaphors: The Shape of Divinity in Olaf Stapledon's Myth" Extrapolation (Fall, 1997)