William Gleason

William Gleason

Professor of English. Chair of the Department of English
William Gleason

William Gleason is Professor and Chair of the Department of English at Princeton, where he is also affiliated with American Studies, African American Studies, Environmental Studies, Urban Studies, and the Center for Digital Humanities. He is the author of The Leisure Ethic: Work and Play in American Literature, 1840–1940 (1999) and Sites Unseen: Architecture, Race, and American Literature (2011), a runner-up for the 2012 John Hope Franklin Prize in American Studies. He is also the co-editor, with Joni Adamson and David N. Pellow, of the forthcoming volume Keywords for Environmental Studies (NYU Press, 2016), which analyzes the central terms and debates currently structuring research in and across environmental studies, including the environmental humanities, environmental social sciences, sustainability sciences, and the sciences of nature.

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