David A. Collings

Affiliation: English
Professor of English

David Collings received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Riverside. His research focuses on British Romantic literature (including Romantic poetics, radical and feminist literature, and the Gothic novel); the intersections of Romanticism and Kantian critical philosophy; the emergence of modern industrial capitalism alongside the popular radical response; and the broad cultural implications of climate change.

He offers courses on British Romantic literature, especially with regard to Romantic poetics, the emergence of radical and feminist literature, and the history of gender and sexuality; and on literary and cultural theory.


  • PhD, University of California-Riverside, 1987
  • MA, University of California-Riverside
  • BA, Pacific Union College