Neal Dolan

Neal Dolan
Associate Professor
Telephone number
Building HW 317


BA Yale 1986; Ph.D. Harvard 1999

Teaching Interests

American Literature; Poetry; Liberalism

Research Interests

Emerson, Whitman, Liberalism and Literature, Liberal Culture; Social Class; English and American Poetry; Romanticism


“Fearful Symmetry: the Unhistorical Self of Whiteness Studies” Modern Intellectual History Vol. 12, Issue 02, August 2015, pp. 417-442; “Emerson and History” in Emerson in Context, Wesley Mott ed.  (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014) 109-17; Emerson’s Liberalism (360 pp.), (Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2009); “Shylock in Love: Economic Metaphors in Shakespeare’s Sonnets,” Raritan Fall 2002 pp. 26-51