Daniel Westover, PhD
Chair of Literature and Language Department | Professor, English
BA, 2000, Brigham Young University
MA and MFA, 2003, McNeese State University
PhD, 2008, University of Wales (UK)
Areas of Specialization: Twentieth and Twenty-First Century British Literature; Welsh Writing in English; Scottish and Northern Irish Poetry; Late-Victorian Poetry, especially Gerard Manley Hopkins
Daniel Westover joined ETSU's English faculty in 2010. He teaches graduate seminars in twentieth and twenty-first century British literature as well as undergraduate courses in British poetry and fiction. Dr. Westover is the author of R. S. Thomas: A Stylistic Biography (University of Wales Press, 2011) and co-editor of two books on Gerard Manley Hopkins, The World Is Charged: Poetic Engagements with Gerard Manley Hopkins (Clemson University Press, 2016) and The Fire that Breaks: Gerard Manley Hopkins’s Poetic Legacies (Clemson University Press, 2020).