Jeffery Blanchard, PhD

Born and raised outside of Rochester, New York, (suburban town of Webster, New York), but after completing my undergraduate work, I moved to New Jersey to begin my PhD at Drew University in 2005 with my wife, Jennifer. Hired by Felician University in 2012. Graduated from Drew University in 2013 with distinction for defense of my dissertation and the David Kohn Award in Close Textual Readings. Our son, Jackson Courtland Blanchard, was born in 2015 and currently reside in Rockaway, New Jersey in Morris County.

Field(s) of Interest/Expertise

  • War literature and how war affects the use of language, literature, film, and other forms of expression
  • Trauma Theory
  • Modern Literature (Twentieth Century poetry and fiction)
  • Honors: admissions, retention, and assessment
  • Educational Assessment
  • Education Technology

Courses Taught at Felician University

ENG 101: College Writing & Research I
ENG 102: College Writing & Research II
ENG 110: Science Fiction
ENG 150: Critical Thinking for Persuasion (traditional and Honors)
ENG 201: Literatures in English I
ENG 202: Literatures in English II
ENG 240: Technical Writing for the Professions
ENG 302: Themes in Literature: From Classic to Modern
ENG 320: Seventeenth Century Literature: Politics, Passion, and Prayer (online)
ENG 370: Twentieth Century Studies: The Crises of Value – A Prose Statement
ENG 390: Modern Continental Authors
ENG 480: Critical Perspectives on Literature
ENG 490: Research in English
FYE 100 and 101 HON: First Year Experience I & III
LS 150: Emerging Leadership

Publications/Research

Wallace Stevens’ Blurred Lines: WWII and the American Home Front Albeit 3.1: War
March 4, 2016.
Office Location:
Kirby Hall 314
Contact Phone:
(201) 559-6170

Education

PhD, Modern History & Literature from Drew University
MA, English Language & Literature from The University of Rochester
BA, Secondary Education in English from SUNY Cortland
BA, French from SUNY Cortland

Positions Held

Assistant Professor, English - Felician University
Director, Honors Program - Felician University
Chair, General Education Curricular Commons - Felician University
Adjunct Professor - Bloomfield College
Adjunct Professor - Drew University
Managing Editor, Modernism/Modernity Journal, (Johns Hopkins UP), 2009– 2011.