Lecturers at the Jefferson Educational Society

Robert Longsworth

Dr. Robert Longsworth is an Emeritus Professor of English at Oberlin College (Oberlin OH), where he also served as Dean of the Faculty from 1974 to 1984. Having been trained as a medievalist, Dr. Longsworth has published books on The Cornish Ordinalia: Religion and Dramaturgy (Harvard, 1967), The Design of Drama (Pendulum, 1973), and A Decade of Campus Language at Oberlin College (Edwin Mellen, 2003), as well as several essays, articles, and book reviews. A native of Ohio, he received the A.B. degree from Duke University (1958) and the Ph.D. degree from Harvard University (1965).