Emeritus Professor

Huck Gutman was a Professor of English and was the Director of the Jewish Studies Program.To learn more about the Jewish Studies Program follow the link.


cover of Outsider in the White House by Bernie Sanders and Huck Gutman Outsider in the White House, with Bernie Sanders. Afterward by John Nichols. New York: Verso, 2015.
cover of Outsider in the House by Bernie Sanders and Huck Gutman Outsider in the House. With Bernie Sanders. New York and London: Verso, 1997.
cover of As Others Read Us edited by Huck Gutman As Others Read Us: International Perspectives on American Literature. Ed. Huck Gutman. Amherst. Mass: University of Massachusetts Press, 1991.
cover of Technologies of the Self, edited by Huck Gutman Technologies of the Self: A Seminar with Michel Foucault. Ed. Luther H. Martin, Huck Gutman, Patrick H. Hutton. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1988.
cover of Mankind in Barbary by Huck Gutman Mankind in Barbary: The Individual and Society in the Novels of Norman Mailer. Hanover, N.H. Univeristy Press of New England, 1975.


Awards and Recognition

George V. Kidder outstanding Faculty Award, The University of Vermont, 2005

Kroepsch-Maurice Award, Best Professor, The University of Vermont, 2004

Fulbright Senior Lecturer, University of Calcutta, India, 2000-2001

Fulbright Senior Lecturer, Eniversidade de Lisboa and Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, 1988-1989

Fellow and Organizer of Conference, Bellagio Study and Conference Center (Rockefeller Foundation), 1987

Fellow, Salzburg Seminar on American Literature, 1985

Fellow, School of Criticism and Theory, University of California at Irvine, 1978

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

20th-Century American, 19th-Century U.S. poetry, modern poetry


  • Ph.D. Duke University


Courses Taught

  • 19th Century American Poetry
  • Introduction to Poetry
  • Modern Tradition in Poetry
  • Modernism
  • Modernism & Innovation
  • Modern Poetry
  • Poetic Revolutions
  • Poetry and the Arts
  • Poetic Revolutions & the Modern World
  • Contemporary American Poetry