Daniel Mark Fogel is a poet and scholar of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Henry James, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf and others. He founded the Henry James Review and edited that journal from 1979 to 1995. He also served as Executive Director of the Henry James Society from 1979 to 1999. His books include A Trick of Resilience (poems, 1975), Henry James and the Structure of the Romantic Imagination (1981), Covert Relations: Henry James, James Joyce, and Virginia Woolf (1990), and several edited volumes, including a volume in the Library of America comprising three of Henry James’s novels (novels, 1886-1890, 1989) and A Companion to Henry James Studies (1993). He holds the rank of Professor Emeritus at Louisiana State University, where he served as Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost before coming to UVM as the University’s 25th president in 2002.
Professor and Chair of the English Department
|Precipice or Crossroads? Where America’s Great Public Universities Stand and Where They Are Going Midway through Their Second Century, co-ed. with Elizabeth Malson-Huddle (Albany: SUNY Press, 2012).|
A Companion to Henry James Studies (Greenwood P, 1993).
|Covert Relations: James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, and Henry James (University Press of Virginia 1990).|
|DAISY MILLER: A Dark Comedy of Manners (Twayne, 1990).|
|The Princess Casamassima, The Tragic Muse, and The Reverberator, by Henry James (edited volume in the Library of America, 1989; main selection, June, 1989, Reader’s Subscription Book Club).|
|American Letters and the Historical Consciousness, introd. and co-ed, with J. Gerald Kennedy (Louisiana State University Press, 1987).|
|Henry James and the Structure of the Romantic Imagination (Louisiana State University Press, 1981; publisher’s nominee for the Pulitzer Prize).|
|A Trick of Resilience (poems; Ithaca House, 1975).|
Awards and Recognition
National Endowment for the Humanities, $30,000, to support work on The Land Grants at 150: Where America’s Great Public Universities Stand and Where They are Going Midway Through their Second Century, 2011 (aka Precipice or Crossroads?).
Richard Snelling Economic Development Award, December, 2008.
Named “Vermonter of the Year” for 2007 by the Burlington Free Press, January 1, 2008.
Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, $22,500 to direct a 1990 Summer Seminar for High School Teachers, “Politics and the Novel.”
LSU Alumni Federation Distinguished Faculty Award, 1988.
National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Stipend, 1987.
Phi Kappa Phi-LSU Alumni Foundation Non-Tenured Faculty Research Award in the Humanities, 1979.
National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Stipend, 1977.
Moses Coit Tyler Prize, Cornell University, 1976 (for the best essay on American history, literature, or folklore by an undergraduate or graduate student).
Cornell Graduate Fellowship, 1974-76.
Corson-Morrison Poetry Prize, first place, Cornell, 1974.
English Honors Thesis Competition, Cornell University, first prize, 1969.
Book-of-the-Month Club Writing Fellowship, regional winner (New York-Ohio), 1969.
Telluride Scholar, Telluride Association, Cornell, 1965-69.
Areas of Expertise and/or Research
19th and 20th-Century American, English, and Irish literature; creative writing (poetry)
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