Andrew W. Mellon Grant ($200,000) to offer Interdisciplinary Dissertation Seminar, Summers 2009 and 2010. 

Distinguished Scholar Award, Keats-Shelley Association, 1996.

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, 1993-1994.

Albert S. Raubenheimer Distinguished Faculty Award, University of Southern California, 1989.

Mortar Board Faculty Member of the Month, University of Southern California, November, 1987.

Keats-Shelley Association Award for Distinguished Publication: Honorable Mention, 1986 (for "The Hone-ing of Byron's Corsair").

Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Southern California, 1985.

President, Wordsworth-Coleridge Association, 1984.

Grant-in-aid, American Council of Learned Societies, 1983.

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, 1981-1982.

Research / Travel Grant from the American Philosophical Society, 1980.

Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of California, Berkeley, 1974-1975.

Humanities Research Fellowship, University of California, 1971-1972.

Phi Beta Kappa; Woodrow Wilson Fellowship; Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship.

Department of English, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5350 - Undergraduate: 631 632-7400 | Graduate: 631 632-7373