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Dr. Brian Glaser

Associate Professor, Instructional Faculty
Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Department of English
Office Location: Wilkinson Hall 24A
Office Hours: TTh 11:30-1 pm
Phone: (714) 997-6689
University of California, Berkeley, Bachelor of Arts
University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D.


Brian has published many essays on poetry and poetics, and he has published a book of poems, The Sacred Heart, with Kelsay Books. He has been the recipient of Berkeley’s Eisner Prize for Poetry, a Fulbright award to Germany, a DAAD fellowship, Chapman’s award for Curriculum Innovation in Sustainability Education, and a 2019 Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching, Scholarship and Service. His research focuses on the relation between the therapeutic and social functions of writing.


Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

“Jeffers’ axe: The instability of nonviolence.” Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society 24.1 (2019): 1-14.
“Containing the Jeremiad: Understanding Paradigms of Anxiety in Global Climate Change Experience.” Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning 24 (2019): 52-65.
The Sacred Heart. Aldrich Press: American Fork, Utah. 2018. ISBN 978-19492-29387.
“The Terror of Robert Frost.” American Studies 62.3 (2017): 437-447.
“Wallace Stevens and Racial Melancholy.” College Literature 42.2 (2015): 385-395.
“The Implied Reader and Depressive Experience in Louise Glück’s The Wild Iris.” Amerikastudien 60.2/3 (2015): 201-213.