Ben Slote

Professional Title

Professor

Department

english

Expertise

Charles Chesnutt, Frederick Douglass, Journalism and Democracy, Mark Twain, Religious Identity, Sarah Orne Jewett, Wendell Berry

Bio

B.A., Northwestern University; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Ben Slote has written extensively on American literature and culture. Essays include “Jewett at the Fair: Seeing Citizens in ‘The Flight of Betsey Lane,’” and “Review, Henry Wonham, Charles W. Chesnutt: A Study of the Short Fiction”