Havard, John

TitleAssistant Professor
DepartmentEnglish & Philosophy
Office Location354 Liberal Arts


John Havard began teaching at AUM in the fall of 2012. He teaches courses in early American literature, multiethnic American literature, and composition. His scholarship focuses on constructions of national identity in the early national and antebellum United States, and he is currently working on a book examining representations of Spain and Spanish America in early U.S. literature as a site of dialogue regarding national identity, race, and political theory. His essays have appeared in American Literary Realism, Literature in the Early American Republic, Hipertexto, Intertexts, and Studies in the Novel, and he has a forthcoming essay in the Lehigh UP volume Deciphering Poe.

EducationPh.D., English, University of Rochester, 2012
M.A., Comparative Literature, University of South Carolina, 2007
B.A., English, University of South Alabama, 2004