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Craig Woelfel: Faculty and Staff

Student Testimonial: Emily Youngman

Whether it is the quality of academic programming, the beauty of our campus and setting, or the unparalleled value we afford students and families, Flagler College has been recognized as among the best in the nation.
Craig Bradshaw Woelfel
Assistant Professor, Director of College Writing


First Year Advisor

Research, Professional and Creative Activity:

  • Organized, co-edited, and contributed an essay to a special issue of Religion and Literature on "New Directions in Scholarship on T. S. Eliot and Religion and Literature," 2013.
  • Published “Stopping at the Stone: Rethinking Belief (and ‘Non-Belief) in Modernism via A Passage to India” in Twentieth Century Literature, 2012
  • Published “Jungian Descent in ‘Croft Woods’” in The Salt Companion to Richard Berengarten, Cambridge: Salt Publishing, 2011
  • Published “The Waste Land and Dante’s Poetics of Revelation” in Semicerchio, 2008
  • Frequent presenter at conferences and seminars on topics related to religion and literature
  • Member, Modern Language Association and T.S. Eliot Society

Professional Profile:

Professor Woelfel earned his Ph.D. in English from the University of Notre Dame. His dissertation focused on the varieties of aesthetic and religious experience and literary modernism. He received both an M.A. and a B.A. in Literatures and English from the University of California, San Diego. An Eliot scholar and a specialist in Modernist literature, Dr. Woelfel is also fluent in Spanish and reading proficient in Latin.

Teaching and Related Service:

Courses taught:

  • American Modernism (fiction and poetry)
  • British Modernism (fiction and poetry)
  • American Lit (Civil War-present)
  • British Lit (1800-present)
  • Anglo-Irish Literature
  • African-American Literature
  • Religion and Literature
  • History of Ideas
  • Aesthetics & Poetics
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Literary Criticism and Theory
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • World Literature

Previously taught at:

  • Claremont McKenna College
  • University of Notre Dame