Eric Aronoff » Affiliated Faculty
Eric Aronoff [Ph.D. English, Rutgers University] is Associate Professor of Literature and Culture in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities. Eric’s research interests include nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American literature; anthropology, theories of culture, race, and nation, literature and the environment, and science fiction. His book, Composing Cultures: Modernism, American Literary Studies, and the Problem of Culture was published by University of Virginia Press in 2013. It traces debates over the idea of “culture” among artists, literary critics, and anthropologists during the early part of the twentieth century. Eric won a Teacher-Scholar Award in 2010–11 in recognition of his devotion to and skill in teaching, and has led the Green Israel study abroad program in 2010 and 2013.
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