Dr. Russell Weaver, Professor

Dr. Russell Weaver

Professor of English
Building: 
Center for the Humanities of Bixler Hall
Office Number: 
310
Department: 
Phone: 
419.289.5117

Bio

  • Joined Ashland University faculty in 1986 and teaches courses in Romantic and Victorian British literature; Greek literature; 19th century Russian Novel (War and Peace and The Brothers Karamazov)
  • Offers a rotating set of major writers seminars on Dostoevsky, Shakespeare, Melville/Conrad, Austen and Hemingway
  • Has published Questioning Keats: An Introduction to Applied Hermeneutics in 2006, The Moral World of Billy Budd in 2014, and Teaching English at Ridgeview in 2015, all with Peter Lang Publishing
  • Has directed the Ashland University Philosophy Reading Group for over 30 years

Education

University of Chicago, Ph.D. and M.A.
Tulane University, B.A.

I work in...

Ashland University’s English department teaches students to read well, think carefully, and write clearly, logically, and creatively with the goal of achieving intellectual rigor and contextual understanding. Majors Offered: English, Creative Writing, and Integrated Language... Read More

Events

Sep
18
Mocktails at 6 p.m. Presenters: Drs. John Moser and Louis...Read more
Sep
23
Tickets for the 44th Annual Madrigal Feaste go on sale...Read more
Sep
28
The 1st Annual Ashland University Festival of Bands to be...Read more
Oct
1
Set against the national debate over the United States’ energy...Read more
Oct
10
Lab-to-Marketplace talk by Melissa Bailey OD PhD, Associate Professor of...Read more