» Dr. Brian Glaser
Assistant Professor

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences; Department of English
Dr. Brian Glaser
Office Location:
Wilkinson Hall 24D
Office Hours:
M 10-12 p.m.
(714) 997-6689
Freshman Foundations Program
University of California, Berkeley, Bachelor of Arts
University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D. in English
Brian teaches courses in literary studies, rhetoric and creative writing. He is the Director of Chapman’s Writing Center. He has been the recipient of Berkeley’s Eisner Prize for Poetry, a Fulbright award to Germany, a DAAD fellowship, and Chapman’s award for Curriculum Innovation in Sustainability Education. His research focuses on the relation between the therapeutic and social functions of writing.
Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
“Wallace Stevens and Racial Melancholy.” College Literature 42.2 (2015): 385-395.
“Americans and Climate Change: Transnationalism and Reflection in Environmental Writing.” European Journal of American Studies 9.2 (2014): 1-12.
“Lyrics as Gifts: Relational Freedom in Whitman, Hughes and Dylan.” Americana: E-Journal of American Studies in Hungary 10.2 (2014).
“Two Against Freud: Pinsky’s ‘Essay on Psychiatrists’ in a Philosophical Context.” American Imago 71.4 (2014): 445-458.
“Environmental Crisis and Transitional Phenomena: Brenda Hillman’s Ecopoetic Playing.” European Journal of Ecopsychology 5 (2014): 39-53.
“The Psychological Oppen: Reality and a Modernist Male.” Psychoanalysis in Context. Ed. Alvin Henry. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013. 125-137.
“Ecocritical Reading and Robert Duncan’s Bending the Bow.” Journal of Ecocriticism 4.1 (2012): 31-45.