Mark K. Fulk, Ph.D.

Professor Ketchum Hall 217
Office: (716) 878-6918

Dr. Mark Fulk is a Professor of English, specializing in British Literature before 1900 as well as Feminist, (Dis)Ability, and GLBTQIA+ Studies.  He is also an Appalachian poet and memoir writer. Interests include British fiction before 1900, women's lives before 1900, Stephen King, ecology and literature, philosophy and literature, travel literature, literature and fascism, and contemplative history and forms in literature. He has published two books Interpreting Susan Sontag's Essays: Radical Contemplative (Routledge, 2021) and Understanding May Sarton (University of South Carolina Press, 2001); and articles on various topics including the history of the Lake District in England before Wordsworth, John Dryden, John Milton, Philip Roth, Charlotte Smith, and other subjects. Currently, his research centers on John Henry Newman, the Oxford Movement, and the impact of Romantic/picturesque aesthetics. He currently serves as the MA coordinator.