Dr. Jeffery Blanchard

Director of Honors Program / Associate Professor English
Kirby Hall 314
Phone: 201.559.6170
Email: BlanchardJ@felician.edu

Positions Held
  • Assistant Professor, English – Felician University
  • Director, Honors Program – Felician University
  • Chair, General Education Curricular Commons – Felician University
  • Adjunct Professor – Bloomfield College
  • Adjunct Professor – Drew University
  • Managing Editor, Modernism/Modernity Journal, (Johns Hopkins UP), 2009– 2011.
Academic Accomplishments
  • PhD, Modern History & Literature from Drew University
  • MA, English Language & Literature from The University of Rochester
  • BA, Secondary Education in English from SUNY Cortland
  • BA, French from SUNY Cortland

Born and raised outside of Rochester, New York, (suburban town of Webster, New York), but after completing my undergraduate work, I moved to New Jersey to begin my PhD at Drew University in 2005 with my wife, Jennifer. Hired by Felician University in 2012. Graduated from Drew University in 2013 with distinction for defense of my dissertation and the David Kohn Award in Close Textual Readings. Our son, Jackson Courtland Blanchard, was born in 2015 and currently reside in Rockaway, New Jersey in Morris County.

Field(s) of Interest/Expertise
  • War literature and how war affects the use of language, literature, film, and other forms of expression
  • Trauma Theory
  • Modern Literature (Twentieth Century poetry and fiction)
  • Honors: admissions, retention, and assessment
  • Educational Assessment
  • Education Technology
Courses Taught at Felician University
  • ENG 101: College Writing & Research I
  • ENG 102: College Writing & Research II
  • ENG 110: Science Fiction
  • ENG 150: Critical Thinking for Persuasion (traditional and Honors)
  • ENG 201: Literatures in English I
  • ENG 202: Literatures in English II
  • ENG 240: Technical Writing for the Professions
  • ENG 302: Themes in Literature: From Classic to Modern
  • ENG 320: Seventeenth Century Literature: Politics, Passion, and Prayer (online)
  • ENG 370: Twentieth Century Studies: The Crises of Value – A Prose Statement
  • ENG 390: Modern Continental Authors
  • ENG 480: Critical Perspectives on Literature
  • ENG 490: Research in English
  • FYE 100 and 101 HON: First Year Experience I & III
  • LS 150: Emerging Leadership
  • Wallace Stevens’ Blurred Lines: WWII and the American Home Front Albeit 3.1: War
    March 4, 2016.