Hugo Walter


School of Liberal Arts


B.A., Princeton University
M.A., Old Dominion University
M.Phil., Ph.D., Drew University
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Professional and Teaching Experience

  • Faculty, English and Humanities, Berkeley College, 1999 - present
  • Faculty, Drew University, 1992 - 1996
  • Faculty, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1992 - 1996
  • Faculty, Rhodes College, 1986 - 1987
  • Adjunct Faculty, Yale College, 1983 - 1985

Presentations, Publications, and Research

  • Sanctuaries in Washington Irving's The Sketch Book, Peter Lang, 2014
  • Magnificent Houses in Twentieth-Century European Literature, Peter Lang, 2012
  • Beautiful Sanctuaries in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century European Literature, Peter Lang, 2011
  • "Epiphanies of Light in Hardy's 'Far From the Madding Crowd,'" Thomas Hardy Conference, Yale University, 2011
  • Sanctuaries of Light in 19th Century European Literature, Peter Lang, 2010
  • "The Theme of Transience in Thomas Hardy's Poetry," Thomas Hardy Conference, Yale University, 2007
  • Space and Time on the Magic Mountain: Studies in 19th and Early 20th Century European Literature, Peter Lang, 1999

Awards and Recognitions

  • Outstanding Online Faculty of the Year award, Berkeley College, 2006
  • Listed, Who’s Who in America
  • Listed, Who’s Who in American Education

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Modern Language Association
  • Member, The Jane Austen Society of North America
  • Member, The Thomas Hardy Association

Other Skills, Interests, and Activities

  • Dr. Walter has published his poetry in several volumes and in numerous anthologies

Interview Topics

English Literature (18th and 19th century British poetry, Romanticism, the Victorian novel, Victorian poetry, 20th century British literature); American Literature (19th and 20th century American poetry, short fiction, drama, the novel); European Literature (19th and 20th century European poetry, short fiction, drama, the novel); World Literature (history of poetry, history of the short story); English Composition; Interdisciplinary Humanities; Creative Writing (poetry, short fiction); German Language

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