Assistant Professor of Humanities and Writing
School of Arts and Sciences
Office: Library 003a
B.A. Wheelock College
M.A., Ph.D. Northeastern University
Gregory Cass studies Early American Literature and the ways in which literature influenced political discourse in the Americas during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. His dissertation, "Transatlantic Poetry of the Long Eighteenth Century: Milton, Empire, and the Poetics of Liberty," explores the political dynamics of poetry in the spaces of the Atlantic World including England, the Caribbean, and the American colonies.
After graduating with his B.A. in Humanities from Wheelock College, he continued his studies at Northeastern University earning his M.A. and Ph. D. During his graduate studies, he taught composition and literature for Northeastern University, Wheelock College, and Northeastern University's College of Professional Studies. He has also worked in a variety of Writing Center and tutoring roles. At Wheelock, he teaches courses in the humanities and in writing.