Craig Carson, Ph.D.

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April 19, 2019

Craig Carson, Ph.D.


Associate Dean, Honors College

Craig Carson, Ph.D, received his doctorate in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Irvine in 2007 and is a former Harper-Schmidt Fellow at the University of Chicago.  Dr. Carson taught at the University of Paris at Nanterre from 2003-2005.  Prior to becoming Associate Dean in the Honors College, he was an Associate Professor in the English Department.  In 2013-2014, Dr. Carson won the Teaching Excellence Award for untenured faculty at Adelphi.

In addition to numerous articles, book chapters, and translations, Dr. Carson is the author of the book The Aesthetics of Democracy: Eighteenth-Century Literature and Political Economy (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017). His teaching and research interests include literary theory, aesthetics, political theory, and ecocriticism. 
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