Edward Geist

Edward Geist163 Dana Hall
Phone: (203) 576-4956

Prof. Geist is the Director of Literature and Civilization, Director of General Studies, and a literature teacher at UB.  Currently he is responsible for the survey courses in English literature, a course in grammar for students who intend to pursue Master’s degrees in English Education, Shakespeare, various topics courses in literature (most recently Love as a Theme in Literature and Murder as a Theme in Literature), and composition.

Professor Geist received his B.A. in English Literature from Columbia University, and his M.A. and PhD from the University of Virginia.  He served as the president of UB’s Phi Kappa Phi chapter from 2004-2007.