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

Feb
21
Robert Olmstead is an award winning fiction writer and educator...Read more
Feb
27
Elissa Washuta is a member of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe...Read more
Feb
28
Thinking about an MFA? Come chat with the Administrative Director...Read more
Mar
19
Talk from Dr. Barb Schmidt-Rinehart and Foreign Language Honors Reception...Read more