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Dr. Gregory O'Dea
UC Foundation Professor and Associate Dean of the Honors College
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  Guerry Center 202
Gregory O'Dea teaches courses in the English-language novel, Restoration and eighteenth-century British literature, British romanticism, postcolonial literature, and literary analysis. He is co-editor of Iconoclastic Departures: Mary Shelley After Frankenstein (Fairleigh Dickinson UP), and his scholarship has appeared in such journals as The South Atlantic Review, Papers on Language and Literature, and the online journal Romanticism on the Net. In addition to directing UTC's interdisciplinary honors program, he is Co-Director and Scholar in Residence for literature and medicine programs sponsored by the American College of Physicians. He has been named Outstanding Professor by UTC's Student Government Association, University Outstanding Advisor, and Outstanding Teacher by The University of Tennessee National Alumni Association. In 2005, The American College of Physicians honored him with the Clifton R. Cleaveland Medical Humanities Award for outstanding contributions to humanism in medicine. His current research concerns crime and criminology in the novels of Charles Dickens.