» 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 Glaser holds a B.A. and Ph.D. in English from UC Berkeley. He teaches courses in composition, American literature, poetry and environmental writing. He has published in a number of peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of Modern Literature, College Literature, Literary Imagination and Journal of Poetry Therapy. Most of his scholarly work focuses on the areas of overlap between the therapeutic and artistic functions of writing. He is working on a book about the emotional dynamics in some of the genres of contemporary environmental writing. He also writes poems.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
“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.