1. PERSONAL INFORMATION
Email Address and Web Page
(honoris causa), University College
Dublin / National University of Ireland (2004)
PhD, Princeton University (1975)
MA, Princeton University (1972)
BA, Dartmouth College (1969 - magna cum laude)
Participant, Summer Program in Multimedia for Higher Education (June 1996; Interactive Telecommunications Program, New York University)
Participant, School of Criticism and Theory (Summer 1982; Northwestern University)
Positions Held (all at Western University, Department of English and Writing Studies, except where noted)
Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, from July
Distinguished University Professor, 2006-2014
Professor of English, 1983-2014
Associate Professor of English, 1978-83
Assistant Professor of English (with tenure), 1977-78
Tenure conferred, July 1, 1977
Visiting Assistant Professor of English, 1975-77
Core Faculty Member, Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism, 1990-2007
On sabbatical leave, 2003-4, 1996-97, 1990-91, 1983-84 (1983-84: supplemented by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Leave Fellowship)
On leave with partial salary (supplement to Guggenheim Fellowship), 1979-80
Course Instructor, 92nd
Street YM-YWHA, Unterberg Poetry Center Writing
Program, New York, New York: February-March 2013,
February-March 2012, February-March 2011, February-March
2010, February-March 2009, February 2008, February-March
2007, February-March 2006, March-April 2005, March-April
2004, March-April 2003, March-April 2002, February-April
2001, March-April 2000
The Hellmuth Prize for Achievement in Research, University of Western Ontario, awarded May 20, 2011.
Teaching Honour Roll Award of Excellence, University Students' Council, University of Western Ontario, 2012-13, 2011-12, 2009-10, 2008-09, 2007-08, 2004-05, 2002-03, 2001-02, 2000-01, 1995-96 (no undergraduate classes taught in 2010-11, 2006-07, 2005-06, 2003-04).
Fellow of The Royal Society of Canada, elected 2007, inducted in Edmonton, Alberta, November 17, 2007.
Distinguished University Professor at the University of Western Ontario, named 2006, presentation ceremony November 24, 2006.
Doctor of Literature, honoris causa, awarded in Dublin by University College Dublin on Bloomsday (June 16), 2004.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Research Grant, 2004-07 (for The Voyage to "Ulysses")
The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism Online (co-edited with Martin Kreiswirth, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997) named as 1997 Winner: Best Electronic Product / Internet / Social Sciences / Humanities by Association of American Publishers, Inc., Professional / Scholarly Publishing Division.
University of Western Ontario Academic Development Fund Research Grant, 1997-2000 (for "James Joyce's Ulysses in Hypermedia")
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Research Grant, 1995-98 (for "James Joyce's Ulysses in Hypermedia")
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Research Grant, 1991-94 (for The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism)
University of Western Ontario Academic Development Fund Research Grant, 1985-86 (for The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism)
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, 1979-80