Robert Rich holds a B.A. in English from the University of Oregon and an M.A. in English from the University of Rochester. He has been teaching college writing classes since 2014 and has been with Eastman since 2018. He has taught over a dozen classes total on various topics including an English course on “Gothic and Horror in Literature and Culture,” and a writing course on “Man-made Natural Disasters.” He is a recipient of a UR Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Course Development Fellowship for 2019. Before coming to Eastman, he worked at the University of Rochester’s Writing, Speaking & Argument Program where, in addition to teaching WRT 105, he was a member of the WSAP’s Programmatic Assessment Team in the summer of 2018.
In addition to teaching, he has been a Project Assistant with the William Blake Archive since 2015 and a regular contributor to the Blake Archive’s blog Hell’s Printing Press.
His academic work has been featured in The Explicator and he has given presentations at such venues as the Northeast Conference on Christianity & Literature and the Northeastern American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies Conference.