163 Dana Hall
Phone: (203) 576-4956
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.