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Gregg Camfield

Gregg Camfield
Professional Title: 
Interim Provost, Vincent Hillyer Chair in Early Literature and Professor of Literature
(209) 233-1072
COB2, Room 371
  • PhD, 1989 — University of California, Berkeley
  • A.B., 1980 — Brown University
Research Interests: 
  • American literature and culture — from 18th century poet Joel Barlow to the television cartoon "Beavis and Butt-Head"
  • Ethical and esthetic debates of the 19th century, concentrating on the works of Mark Twain, American literary humor, literary sentimentalism and domesticity
  • Affective neuroscience
  • Literary aesthetics