rsz professor holler
Seth Holler
English Professor


Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2014

M.A., University of Kentucky, 2008

B.A., Crichton College, 2006

Courses Taught

College Writing I and II

Literature, Thought, and Culture I and II (Hesiod to Calvin)

Introduction to Literary Studies

Introduction to Fiction

Introduction to Poetry and Drama

Survey of British Literature

Survey of World Literature

Themes in Cultural Literature (in development)



"Sublime Inadequacy." Review of Kate McLoughlin, Authoring War: The Literary Representation of War from the Iliad to Iraq (Cambridge UP, 2011). Evelyn Waugh Studies 46.1 (Spring 2015): 33-35


Conference Presentations

"Biography as Autobiography: Catholicism in Waugh's Rossetti (1928)." Western Conference on Christianity and Literature. Seattle Pacific University. 25 May 2012


"'Point me out the happy man': Graham Greene on pity and faith." Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature. Hardin-Simmons University. 30 September 2011.


"'And shall I couple hell?': The 'questionable' Ghost in Hamlets old and new." Western Conference on British Studies. Arizona State University. 23 October 2009.


"Moral Inculcation in Dickens' Our Mutual Friend." English Graduate Student Organization Conference. University of Kentucky. 6 April 2007.



Western Humanities

Christianity and Literature

World Literature, especially Epic

Philosophy and Poetry

History and Theory of the Novel

Victorian Period


Professional Associations
Conference on Christianity and Literature
Evelyn Waugh Society
Modern Language Association