Dr. Paul Grant
Ph.D., University of Cambridge (2004)
M.Phil. in 19th- and 20th-century American Literature, University of Cambridge (1997)
M.A. (Hons.) First Class Distinction, A.C. Bradley Medal, University of Glasgow (1996)
Office: BAC 420
Research/Teaching Interests: Modern and contemporary British and American Literature; Russian Literature; Humour Studies; pedagogy; Interdisciplinary Studies.
Dr. Grant's research and teaching interests are wide, but lie mainly in modern and contemporary British and American literature, Humour Studies, and pedagogy. He is co-editor of Carver Across the Curriculum: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching the Fiction and Poetry of Raymond Carver (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011), and is the author of several essays and articles on how humour functions in the workplace, the university classroom, and in the writings of authors such as Carver, Flannery O’Connor, and most notably, Vladimir Nabokov. He is currently composing a monograph entitled Mind and Matter: The Humour of Vladimir Nabokov.