Hadley J. Mozer

Hadley Mozer

Associate Professor, Department of English Chair

Professional Profile

Professor Mozer received his Ph.D. in English from Baylor University, his M.A. in English from Baylor University, and his B.A. in English/History from Houston Baptist University. His primary and secondary areas of specialization are the Romantic and Victorian Periods, respectively. His research interests include Byron, Shelley, late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century advertising, literary celebrity, and the picturesque.


Courses Taught:

  • Composition
  • Keystone Seminar (Culture & Place)
  • Introduction to British Literature II
  • Literary Criticism
  • British Romantic Literature
  • Victorian Literature
  • The English Novel
  • Senior Seminar (Lord Byron)
  • Senior Seminar (Keats)
  • Introduction to Literature
  • Environmental Literature



  • Dan Phoebus takes me for an auctioneer’: Byron’s Nostalgic Sketch of Newstead in Don Juan 13, the Picturesque, and Real-Estate Auctioneering Puffery.” European Romantic Review, vol. 27, no. 6 (2016), pp. 719-46.  [The Version of Record of this manuscript has been published and is available in European Romantic Review]
  • "Ozymandias', or De Casibus Lord Byron: Literary Celebrity on the Rocks." European Romantic Review 21.6 (December 2010): 727-49. [Winner of "Best Article Prize," 2010, from the European Romantic Review]
  • “‘I WANT a hero’: Advertising for an Epic Hero in Don Juan.” Studies in Romanticism 44.2 (Summer 2005): 239-60. [Awarded "Honorable Mention," 2006, from the Keats-Shelley Association of America in the category of "academic essays in the area of the Godwin Circle and later British Romanticism."]
  • “Birds of Passage” and “O Living Always! Always Dying.” Walt Whitman: An Encyclopedia. Ed. J. R. LeMaster and Donald D. Kummings. New York: Garland, 1998.


  • Academic Advisor, “George Gordon, Lord Byron,” Poetry Criticism, Vol. 220, Layman Poupard, 2019.

Professional Memberships

  • The Modern Language Association
  • The North American Society for the Study of Romanticism
  • The International Conference on Romanticism
  • The Byron Society of America
  • The Keats-Shelley Association of America

More Information

Office Hours (On Campus):

  • Monday: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Thursday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM