Professor; Director of Graduate Studies (DGS)
BA St. Mary's University; MA Fordham University; PhD Princeton University
British Romanticism; print culture and censorship; book history; legal and political history; empire and abolitionism; peace studies.
John Bugg is author of Five Long Winters: The Trials of British Romanticism (Stanford University Press, 2014) and British Romanticism and Peace (Oxford University Press, 2022), and editor of The Joseph Johnson Letterbook (Oxford University Press, 2016), and Wuthering Heights (Oxford World's Classics, 2020). His essays and reviews have appeared in PMLA, ELH, Eighteenth-Century Studies, TLS, Romanticism, European Romantic Review, and Keats-Shelley Journal. He has held fellowships from the Whiting Foundation, the Society of Fellows at Columbia University, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. He is co-founder, with Sarah Zimmerman, of the Fordham Romanticism Group. He is currently working on a cultural history of City Lights Books for Scribner.