Franklin G. Burroughs

Affiliation: English
Harrison King McCann Research Professor of the English Language Emeritus

Teaching areas:

Chaucer; Medieval epic and romance; Old English; creative writing (narrative); nineteenth- and twentieth-century nature writing; Faulkner; the personal essay.

Research/writing interests:

Creative non-fiction, typically dealing with intersections of local, natural, and personal history; John James Audubon.

Franklin G. Burroughs


  • PhD, Harvard University, 1970