(Cox, Jeffrey N - 2014) -- Professor of Distinction
Professor Cox is widely recognized as a leading scholar of late 18th and early 19th century theater and drama and of the Cockney School of poets. He is the author or editor of nine books and more than four dozen articles, book chapters and reviews. His latest book, Romanticism in the Shadow of War, is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press. Professor Cox is a member of the editorial boards of a number of scholarly journals, including Studies in Romanticism, the Keats-Shelley Review, Gothic Studies, and the European Romantic Review. Among his professional honors are the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Keats-Shelley Association and recognition at the 2011 meeting of the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism of one of his books, In the Shadows of Romance, for its “significant impact on the field” of Romanticism studies. As Vice Provost and Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Affairs, Professor Cox provides administrative oversight and policy interpretation and development for most aspects of faculty life from recruitment to retirement. He also chairs a number of important committees, including the campus tenure and promotion committee.