Andrew J. Harvey

Professor of English
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Contact Information
Phone: 724-458-2018

Andrew J. Harvey


  • B.A, James Madison University
  • M.A., UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Ph.D., UNC-Chapel Hill


  • George Herbert Society
  • American Shakespeare Center
  • Orthodox Christian Fellowship
  • Front Porch Republic

Areas of Expertise

  • Renaissance, medieval and classical literature
  • Wendell Berry

Courses Taught

  • Shakespeare
  • Renaissance, Medieval and Classical Literature
  • The Sacramental Tradition
  • Arthurian Literature

Selected Research

  • Poetics
  • Theology and rhetoric especially concerning George Herbert, Shakespeare and Wendell Berry
  • Chiasmus

Selected Publications

  • “Understanding Mystical Theology in George Herbert’s ‘Prayer (I)’” in Locating George Herbert: Family, Place, and Traditions. Eds. Helen Wilcox and Christopher Hodgkins. Forthcoming.
  • “Curriculum and Culture According to Wendell Berry,” in Faith, Freedom and Higher Education: Historical Analysis and Contemporary Reflections. Ed. P.C. Kemeny. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2013. 149-164.
  • “The Crossing of Love: Shakespeare’s Chiastic Wit in Romeo and Juliet,” in Romeo and Juliet. Ignatius Critical Editions. Ed. Joseph Pearce. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2011. 195-204.
  • “Rhetoric and Renaissance Culture by Heinrich Plett: a Review.” Historiographia Linguistica 33:3 (2006) 410-413.
  • “Immortal Signs: Science, Sacrament and the Poetics of Immortality.” Language and Communication 26 (2006) 369-380.

Professional Experience

  • Grove City College since 2007
  • UNC-Chapel Hill
  • UVA's College at Wise
  • Eastern Mennonite University


  • Baseball
  • College basketball

You might be surprised to know
I have run a half-marathon.