Photo of Alvin Vos


Associate Professor, English Department
Master of Hinman College

Ph.D., University of Chicago
tel.: 607-777-4716
fax.: 607-777-2408

Areas of Interest

Renaissance Literature and Culture 
Colonial/Post-colonial studies 
Student-centered pedagogies 
Learning Communities

Books and Recent Articles

Letters of Roger Ascham (ed.) 
"The Formation of Roger Ascham's Prose Style," in Studies in Philology 
"Good Matter and Good Utterance: The Character of English Ciceronianism," in Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 
"Models and Methodologies in Renaissance Prose Stylistics," in Studies in the Literary Imagination 
Place and Displacement in the Renaissance (ed)

Recent Courses Taught

Renaissance Literature 
Colonial Encounters 
British Literature I 
Elizabethan Culture 
Literacies of Power 
Problems, Teams, and Projects (General Education Honors Project)


Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service, 2007
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1974-1975

Last Updated: 7/27/16