Photo of Albert Tricomi


Distinguished Teaching Professor, English Department

Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1969
tel.: 607-777-6403
fax.: 607-777-4831 

Areas of Interest

Early Modern drama 
New historicism, Cultural historicism 
University education & the culture wars

Books and Recent Articles

"Harriet Jacobs's Autobiography and the Voice of Lydia Maria Child," ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance, 2008 
"America's Missionary Evangelicism in Sinclair Lewis's The God-Seeker." Studies in American Fiction, 2007 
"Dialect and Identity in Harriet Jacob's Autobiography and Other Slave Narratives," Callaloo, 2006 
"Historicizing the Imagery of the Demonic in The Duchess of Malfi," Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, 2004 
"The Dead Man's Hand in The Duchess of Malfi." Studies in English Literature"

Recent Courses Taught

Shakespeare and Contemporaries 
Early Modern Drama 
Race & Class in American Literature


Chancellor's and University Award for Excellence in Teaching 1973-74 
Major Grants
Project co-editor, $250,000 FIPSE Grant: Honors Project in General Education 
Chair & Grant-writer $27,000 FIPSE Grant: Faculty Institute on Student-Centered Learning

Last Updated: 7/27/16