Leland S. Person

Leland Person

Leland Person, Professor of English

Contact Information

Leland Person
Position Professor of English
Office Location McMicken Hall Room 251 
Email lee.person@uc.edu
Phone (513) 556-9923
Fax (513) 556-5960
Mail Location 0069


School Degree
Indiana University Ph.D  English (1977)
University of New Hampshire M.A. English (1973)
Middlebury College A.B. American Literature (1969)

Professional Summary

Lee Person is the author of Aesthetic Headaches: Women and a Masculine Poetics in Poe, Melville, and Hawthorne (Univ. of Georgia Press, 1988), Henry James and the Suspense of Masculinity (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2003), and The Cambridge Introduction to Nathaniel Hawthorne (2007). He is the editor of the Norton Critical Editon of Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter and Other Writings (2005), A Historical Guide to James Fenimore Cooper (Oxford Univ. Press, 2007), and co-editor of Hawthorne and Melville: Writing a Relationship (Univ. of Georgia Press, 2008) and Roman Holidays: American Writers and Artists in Nineteenth-Century Italy (Univ. of Iowa Press, 2002). An affiliate faculty member in the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, he teaches courses on 19th-century American literature, gender and sexuality, and literature and the environment.