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Glen Colburn, Ph.D.

Glen ColburnAssociate Professor in the Dept. of English (School of English, Comm., Media and Languages)


  • Ph.D. in English (1990), University of Texas at Austin
  • M.A. in English (1983), Texas Tech University
  • B.A. in English (1978), Angelo State University

Teaching Specializations & Courses Taught

  • Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature
  • British Literature to 1750
  • The Short Story and the Novel
  • The English Novel
  • Women’s Literature
  • African-American Literature
  • Honors: Renaissance and Enlightenment
  • Composition


Dr. Colburn regularly teaches the first half of the British literature survey, graduate and undergraduate courses in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British literature, graduate and undergraduate versions of the English novel, and an Honors class covering the Renaissance and Enlightenment. Beginning in the spring of 2019, he will teach graduate and undergraduate courses on Shakespeare. His research interests include the eighteenth-century British novel and literary theory.


003C Breckinridge Hall