Greg W. Zacharias, Ph.D.

Greg W. Zacharias received his BA, MA, and PhD from New York University, where he studied English and American literature. Before coming to Creighton, Zacharias taught at Hofstra University, the Cooper Union in New York City, and New York University.
     Zacharias currently teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in nineteenth and early twentieth-century American literature, literary theory, Milton, Introduction to Graduate Study, Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Documentary Editing, and writing. He has published on Milton, Mark Twain, and Henry James.
    Zacharias received teaching awards from the college and university and awards for administrative collaboration from the university.
    Zacharias served as Associate Chair (1993-1996), Chair (1996-1999), and Interim Chair (spring 2005) of the English Department.  In addition, he served the university as co-director of the Master of Arts program in Liberal Studies between 1995 and 1998 and was director or co-director of the graduate program in English from 2000-2010. He served as President of the Mid-America American Studies Association.  He is Executive Director of the Henry James Society, directs the Center for Henry James Studies at Creighton (, and is Co-General Editor and Project Director of The Complete Letters of Henry James (University of Nebraska Press).


Greg W. Zacharias

Professor of English (2003)

Department of English

Creighton University

Omaha, NE 68178                                                                                                                                          July 2012


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