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Department of English

Douglas Higbee, PhD


PhD, English, University of California - Irvine, 2006


Dr. Higbee teaches courses in 20th century British literature, literary criticism, non-western literature, and composition. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of California, Irvine, and B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Higbee edits The Oswald Review, an international journal of undergraduate literary criticism, founded by UofSC Aiken Professor Emeritus Tom Mack.

Dr. Higbee’s publications include:

Teaching Representations of the First World War. Co-editor. Modern Language Association, 2017.

Hunting and Academic Identity. Co-editor. University of South Carolina Press, 2017.

“Brian Turner’s Here, Bullet and the Soldier-Poet Tradition.” South Atlantic Review, vol. 80, no. 1-2, 2015, pp. 115-132.

“Veterans’ Movements and Peace.” Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace, ed. Nigel Young. Oxford UP, 2010.

Military Culture and Education. Editor. Ashgate Press, 2010.

“Constructions of Comradeship: Ivor Gurney and the British First World War Veterans’ Movement.” The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945, vol. 4, no. 1, 39-61.