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  • W.B. Yeats
  • Irish Literature
  • 20th Century British Literature

Rob Doggett


of English

Welles 217B
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Rob Doggett has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2005.

Faculty Information


  • M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland
  • B.A., Gettysburg College

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Deep-Rooted Things: Empire and Nation in the Poetry and Drama of William Butler Yeats. University of Notre Dame Press, 2006.
Fall 2015 Classes

ENGL 115:
Understanding Poetry

    A course designed to enrich students understanding of the craft of poetry? Its design, its specialized techniques for creating and communicating meaning, and the specialized methodology necessary to c
    onstructing interpretations of it. This is not a course in writing poetry, but in the analysis of it. Students will read a wide variety of poems written in English from British, American, and other English-speaking traditions.
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ENGL 458:
Major Author:James Joyce

    Comprehensive studies of the works of from one to three authors. (May be taken twice for credit under different subtitles.) Prerequisites: ENGL 203 or permission of instructor.