Robert P. Waxler

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Ph.D. State University of New York
M.A. Boston College
B.A. Brown University

Romanticism, Jewish studies, Professional Writing, Communication Theory

Contact Information
Office Location: LARTS 398
Phone: (508) 999-8752
Website: Changing Lives Through Literature

Robert Waxler is an English professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Waxler co-founded the internationally known Changing Lives Through Literature program in 1991, and is the co-founder of the UMass Dartmouth Center for Jewish Culture. He has served as Chairman of the English Department, Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Dean of Continuing Education. He has authored or co-authored several books, including Chainging Lives Through Literature, Finding a Voice, Transforming Literacy, Losing Jonathan, and Courage to Walk. He is currently at work on a new book, Story and Real Life, exploring the relationship between linguistic narrative and the contingent experience of everyday life.