Meet our Faculty: Ethan Lewis

Ethan LewisEthan Lewis
Professor of English
Ph.D. English, Boston College

Phone: (217) 206-7436
Office: UHB 3068

Teaching Concentration: Shakespeare, seventeenth-century literature, modern and contemporary poetry.

Courses: The Shakespeare Project; Six Contemporary Poets; seminars on Metaphysical Poetry, Seventeenth-Century Prose, Milton and Bunyan, Auden and Eliot, Borges, Pope and the Couplet; Literary Study and Research; Capstone to Literary Study; Graduate Colloquium.


  • Co-author with Robert Kuhn McGregor of Conundrums for the Long Weekend: England, Lord Peter Wimsey, and Dorothy L. Sayers (Kent, 2000), winner of The Edgar Award
  • Modernist Image (2011)
  • Reflexive Poetics (2012)
  • The Shakespeare Project and Ensuing Essays (2015)

Presentations delivered at the following:

  • The American Literature Association and Twentieth Century Literature Conference
  • National Poetry Foundation
  • Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature.

Dr. Lewis was a 1996 recipient of the University of Illinois Scholar Award.

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