Edward Davenport

Edward Davenport

Edward Davenport
Professor Emeritus
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PhD     Harvard University 
AM       Harvard University 
AB       Harvard University


Edward Davenport, who has been at John Jay since 1974, received his A.B., A.M., and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard. He teaches writing courses for the SEEK Department and literature courses for the English Department. He has also taught more than 40 independent study courses in literature, including Fantastic Fictions, Feminism and Literature, Russian Fiction in translation, and Religion and Literature. His special field is theory of literature on which he has published more than a dozen articles and reviews. He is also secretary of the John Jay Faculty Senate and began writing the Senate Minutes in 1986.