Bachelor of Arts Degree • School of Arts and Sciences
Gary F. Leising, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
Office: 310 Romano Hall
Gary Leising’s poems have appeared in many literary journals, including The Cincinnati Review, Connecticut Review, Quarterly West, Blackbird, and Sou’wester; his fiction has appeared in River Styx. His piece, “Toenails Diary,” won the 2008 Indiana Review 1/2K Prize. Gary’s reviews and essays have appeared in The James Dickey Newsletter, Pleiades, and Chicago Review, as well as in the book The Way We Read James Dickey: Critical Approaches for the Twenty-first Century. He teaches beginning and advanced creative writing courses, “Forms and Art of Poetry,” and contemporary American poetry; advises Ampersand, UC’s journal of art and literature; coordinates the Lunch Hour Series readings with Dr. Diane Matza; and has travelled abroad with UC students on the London Learning Experience.
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"My English major has provided me with a foundation in grammar and classical literature which has proven invaluable for the courses I teach." "My English major has provided me with a foundation in grammar and classical literature which has proven invaluable for the courses I teach. My background knowledge in Shakespearean literature, mythology, and the mystery genre has given me confidence when teaching my own students."
Carol Parker '90