Department of English

Craig Watson

Associate Professor of English

Contact Information

Office: Kennesaw Campus
English Building (EB 440), Room 279
Phone: 470-578-6126


Assistant Professor of English and Coordinator, Undergraduate English Studies.

Teaching at Kennesaw State since 2008

Education: Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Specializations: Twentieth-century American literature; modern and contemporary American and British poetry.

 Courses Regularly Taught: English 2145 (Introduction to English Studies), English 2160 (American Literature Survey), English 4560 (Twentieth-century American Literature); Writing 3109 (Careers in Writing)

 Most Recent Publications: "Fairfield Porter and the Plane Tree: Some Thoughts on James Schuyler's 'A Cardinal.'" Southwest Review (forthcoming).  "The Mystery of the World: On the Criticism of Fairfield Porter".  The Yale Review (forthcoming).  "I Was Born in Lucerne: The Reinvention of Philip Levine." South Carolina Review 44.2 (2012): 41-61.  

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