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Gregory O'Dea, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of the Honors College and UC Foundation Professor of English
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  208 Guerry Center

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. He is also Co-Director and Scholar in Residence for numerous 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. The Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Physicians honored him with the Clifton R. Cleaveland Medical Humanities Award for outstanding contributions to humanism in medicine, and the national organization of the ACP has named him the Nicholas E. Davies Scholar for his outstanding scholarly activities in history, literature, philosophy, ethics, and contributions to humanism in medicine.