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Levy, Andrew

Edna Cooper Chair in English, Full Professor


Jordan Hall - 309


Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise
American Literature, Creative Writing

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)

  • The Culture and Commerce of the Short Story (Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture) Cambridge University Press 1993.
  • "The Anti-Jefferson (Robert Carter III)" published in American Scholar, 2001.
  • The First Emancipator, Random House 2005.
  • Currently co-authoring a creative writing anthology/textbook for Harcourt Brace.
  • Published articles on Franklin, Douglass, Poe, Jacobs, Wharton, and Morrison, as well as short stories and book reviews.



  • B.A. Brown University
  • M.A. Johns Hopkins University
  • Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania

Professional Credentials
Co-Director of the Writers' Studio. At Butler since 1992.

Teaches courses in a range of American literary topics, including African American and Native American literature as well as creative writing and freshman English.