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Brent Robida

Post-Doctoral Lecturer


  • British Literature and Culture
  • Victorian Literature and Culture
  • Pre-Raphaelite Literature and Art
  • German Romantic Literature and Culture
  • Poetics
  • Literary Theory and Criticism
  • Russian Literature
  • American Romanticism
  • Shakespeare
  • Speculative Fiction
  • Composition
  • Film and Popular Culture



B.A. University of Georgia, 2002

M.A. Clemson University, 2009

PhD University of Tennessee, 2016



"As Yet to Come: Beginning Again at The Triumph of Life" under review at Studies in Romanticism

Professional Service

2009 Vice President of Society of English Graduate Students

2008 Graduate Research Assistant for Professor R. Barton Palmer, Clemson

Awards, Honors & Grants

The University of Tennessee

  • 2013       Norman J. Sanders Dissertation Fellowship
  • 2011-12 John C Hodges Grant
  • 2010      John C Hodges Fellowship for New Graduate Students

Clemson University

  • 2008      M.A. Oral Examination, passed with Honors

University of Georgia

  • 2002      Graduate from University of Georgia's Honors Program
  • 2002       Nominated Best Undergraduate Essay for English Department, UGA
  • 2000       Studied Classics and International Conflict at Jesus College at Oxford

Associations & Organizations

  • Modern Language Association
  • The University of Tennessee Nineteenth-Century British Reading Group
  • The University of Tennessee Critical Theory Reading Group

Contact Information

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