Steven Swarbrick


Location: VC 7-298

Phone: (646) 312-3936

Steven Swarbrick is Assistant Professor of English at Baruch College, CUNY. He specializes in English Renaissance literature, poetry and poetics, queer theory, critical theory, and environmental humanities. He is currently completing the manuscript for his book, Materialism without Matter: On the Nature of Early Modern Poetry, and has begun work on two new book projects: the first on vitalism and extinction in the works of Shakespeare, and the second on Deleuze and natural history. His articles have appeared or are forthcoming in diacritics, Journal of Narrative Theory, Criticism, Exemplaria, postmedieval, and Spenser Studies, as well as in several edited anthologies, including Queer Milton (Palgrave) and The Routledge Handbook of Shakespeare and Animals (Routledge). He received his Ph.D. in English from Brown University in 2016. Before joining the Baruch faculty, he was a postdoctoral fellow in English at Tulane University.

At Baruch, he teaches courses in English Renaissance literature, Milton, literary theory and criticism, and Great Works.

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