About

Robert Stillman

Kenneth Curry Professor, Department of English, University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Fellow, SOF/Heyman, Columbia University (1980–1982)

Robert Stillman is Kenneth Curry Professor of English at the University of Tennessee. He received both his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. A few of his most noteworthy publications are The New Philosophy and Universal Languages in Seventeenth-Century England: Bacon, Hobbes, and Wilkins (Bucknell University Press, 1995) and Sidney’s Poetic Justice: The Old Arcadia, Its Eclogues, and Renaissance Pastoral Traditions (Bucknell University Press, 1986). He was the recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities grant in 1988. He was awarded with the College of Liberal Arts Senior Teaching award in 1992 and the National Alumni Outstanding Teacher Award in 2005.