Pericles Lewis’s teaching includes introductory courses in the English and Literature majors and the Humanities Program, advanced seminars on modern literature, philosophy, and the arts, and graduate courses on modern British and European fiction. The link for each course taught will take you to the relevant syllabus.



Pericles Lewis supervises work on nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature by graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in English and Comparative Literature. He has supervised twelve completed dissertations and served on dissertation committees in French, History, and Italian and examination commitees in English, Comparative Literature, East Asian Languages and Literatures, and Religious Studies. He was a founder of the Twentieth- and Twenty-First Century Colloquium in the English department. In 2004, the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences awarded Pericles Lewis its Graduate Mentor Award, for which he was nominated by his students. During his deanship, he is not taking on any new graduate students.

Some Ph.D. Graduates

Tobias Boes, Professor of German, University of Notre Dame

Michaela Bronstein, Associate Professor of English, Stanford University

Maria Fackler, Associate Professor of English, Davidson College

Leonardo Lisi, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Johns Hopkins University

Matthew Mutter, Associate Professor of Literature, Bard College

Megan Quigley. Associate Professor of English, Villanova University