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  • Medieval Literature
  • Dante
  • Chaucer
  • The Bible
  • Shakespeare
  • Latin

Ron Herzman

Distinguished Teaching Professor of


Welles 226A
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Ron Herzman has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1969.

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Faculty Information


  • L.H.D., Manhattan College
  • M.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware
  • B.A., Manhattan College
My Classes

Engl 354:
Shakespeare I

    A critical study of selected plays by Shakespeare, including close analyses of representative histories, comedies, tragedies, and romances, such as Richard II, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Othello, and The Tempest. Prerequisites: ENGL 170. Offered every fall

Humn 220:
H/Western Humanities I

    A search for moral, social, and political alternatives and meaning embodied in the institutions, culture, and literature of Western Civilization from the beginnings to 1600. The course is factual as well as conceptual, including a narrative history of the period covered.