Andrew W. Hazucha, Ph.D.
Division Chair of Arts & Humanities
Professor of English
Andrew Hazucha is Professor of English and chair of the Arts and Humanities division at Ottawa University. A scholar of eighteenth-century British literature, he also regularly teaches interdisciplinary courses on Irish literature and history, and he has taken groups of American students to Ireland for study-abroad opportunities on ten separate occasions. He has written over a dozen articles on topics as various as William Wordsworth, Nelson Algren, Jackie Robinson, the 1977 Chicago L-train crash, and the poetry of former Kansas City Royals pitcher Dan Quisenberry. His essay “The Shannon Scheme, Rural Electrification, and Veiled History in Conor McPherson’s The Weir
” appeared in the summer 2013 issue of New Hibernia Review
. Hazucha organizes the annual Baseball in Literature and Culture conference hosted by Ottawa University and is the co-editor, with Gerald C. Wood, of the volume Northsiders: Essays on the History and Culture of the Chicago Cubs
(McFarland Press, 2008).
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