Hiltner, Ken

Professor

Education: 

Ph.D., Harvard University

Ken Hiltner received his PhD from Harvard University, where he garnered a number of distinctions as a researcher and Teaching Fellow, including the Bowdoin Prize. He has written a number of books and articles, mostly on Renaissance literature, ecocriticism, and the intersection of the two. He has served as Director of the Literature and the Environment Center, Director of the Early Modern Center, and Chair of the Graduate Program. Prior to becoming an English professor, he made his living as a furniture-maker. As a second-generation woodworker, he received commissions from five continents and had collections featured in major metropolitan galleries. More information can be found at hiltner.english.ucsb.edu. 

Contact

Office: 

South Hall 2508

Office Hours: 

Fall 17: please email for appointment

Telephone: 

(805) 564-2304

FAX: 

(805) 893-4622

Email: 

hiltner@english.ucsb.edu

Mailing Address: 

English Department
UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3170

Fields/Affiliations: 

Early Modern Studies
Literature and the Environment
Literary Theory
Renaissance Literature

Research Interests: 

Renaissance Literature
Literature and the Environment

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