Chuck Gobin, Ph.D. – Asbury University
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Department Chair
Associate Dean of Curriculum and Pedagogy

Departments: English, Academic Affairs, Provost

Office: Morrison 302

Phone Extension: 2191

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Biographical Information

Professor Gobin chairs the English Department at Asbury University, where he joined the faculty in 1996. He has also taught at the University of Alabama and Stillman College. His PhD research at the University of Florida focused on 18th-century British Literature, especially the satire of Alexander Pope and Jonathan Swift. His other research and teaching interests include the development of the Novel (particularly the works of Daniel Defoe and Henry Fielding), Contemporary Literature, and Film Studies–especially narrative and adaptation theory.


  • PhD, English, University of Florida, 1994
  • MA, English, University of Florida, 1989
  • AB, English, University of Georgia, 1982

Courses Offered: 

  • ENG 110 Exposition and Research
  • ENG 151 Advanced Exposition and Research
  • ENG 205 Literature and Culture
  • ENG 231 The British Literary Tradition I
  • ENG 311 The English Novel
  • ENG 315 Film as Literature
  • ENG 340 Modern Poetry
  • ENG 348 Contemporary Literature
  • ENG 382 Reason and Revolution: Studies in the Longer Eighteenth Century


American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

Modern Language Assocation

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