Dennis Todd

Title

Professor

Department

Department of English
General profile

Portrait

Phone

+1 202-687-7408

Fax

202-687-5445

Location

Office hours

Fall 2014: M/Th 2:00-3:15

Bio

Dennis Todd is an Associate Professor of English. He is an expert in Eighteenth-century (18th) American and British literature and culture; Defoe, Swift and Pope; and European encounters with New World cultures.

Todd earned his Ph.D. from Emory University and B.A. from the University of California at Riverside.

Selected Publications Todd has written include: Imagining Monsters (1995) and Eighteenth-Centure Genre and Culture (editor); articles on Pope, Swift, Hogarth, Arbuthnot, and early science. His book "Defoe's America" was published in 2014.

Todd is currently working on a study of William Byrd and slavery.

Education

  • Ph.D. () Emory University,
  • B.A. () University of California at Riverside,