John Barnard

John Levi Barnard

Assistant Professor (on leave fall 2016)

Department/Affiliation: English
Phone: 330-263-2028
Office Address: 216 Kauke


  • B.A., Yale University
  • M.A., Johns Hopkins University
  • Ph.D., Boston University


  • "'Ruins Amidst Ruins': Black Classicism and the Empire of Slavery." American Literature 86.2 (June 2014).
  • "Ancient History, American Time: Chesnutt's Outsider Classicism and the Present Past." PMLA 129.1 (January 2014).

Teaching and Research Interests

  • American Literature
  • African American Literature
  • Oceans in History and Literature
  • Environmental Humanities