Robert Faggen, Ph.D.

Barton Evans and H. Andrea Neves Professor of Literature



Areas of Expertise

American Culture
American Literature
American Poetry
Eastern European Literature
History of Science
Literary Criticism
Science and Literature


A.B., Princeton University; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

Awards and Affiliations

Guggenheim Fellow

NEH Fellow

Graves Fellow

Research and Publications

Ken Kesey: An American Life (forthcoming, Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

The Letters of Robert Frost, Vol. I, co-editor (Harvard University Press)

The Notebooks of Robert Frost (Harvard University Press, 2007)

Robert Frost and the Challenge of Darwin (University of Michigan Press, 1997, 2001)

The Cambridge Introduction to Robert Frost (2009)

The Cambridge Companion to Robert Frost (2001)

Striving Towards Being: The Letters of Thomas Merton and Czeslaw Milosz (FSG, 1997)

"Introduction" to 40th Anniversary Edition of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Viking, 2002)

Selected Poems of Edwin Arlington Robinson (Penguin, 1997)

Early Poems of Robert Frost (Penguin, 1998)

Paris Review Interviews with Ken Kesey, Czeslaw Milosz, Russell Banks