APPOINTMENTS: Princeton 1977-88; Yale 1988- .
BOOKS: Hazlitt: the Mind of a Critic, A Choice of Inheritance, Politics by Other Means, Disowned by Memory: Wordsworth’s Poetry of the 1790s, Skeptical Music: Essays on Modern Poetry, Moral Imagination, and The Intellectual Life of Edmund Burke: From the Sublime and Beautiful to American Independence.
EDITIONS: On Empire, Liberty, and Reform: Speeches and Letters of Edmund Burke, On Liberty (co-edited), The Turn of the Screw.
ARTICLES: on Wollstonecraft, Shelley, Emerson, Shakespeare, Orson Welles; book reviews in the TLS, London Review of Books, The New Republic, New York Review of Books.
TALKS: ”Lincoln as Realist” at Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society, 2016.
TEACHING: first-year poetry survey (English 125/126); Stevens and Frost; eighteenth-century prose; Shakespeare’s political plays; directed studies history/politics; Lincoln (co-taught); American-French cinema and culture 1930-1965 (co-taught).
WORK IN PROGRESS: intellectual biography of Burke.