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Craig Stormont

Adjunct Assistant Professor
English & Humanities


  • Ph.D. (ABD), English, Stony Brook University (in progress)
  • M.A., English, St. Johns University
  • B.A., English, Sociology minor, St. Johns University


Prior to arriving at Farmingdale State College, Professor Stormont taught at Stony Brook University, The Institute for Writing Studies at St. John's University, and Suffolk County Community College where he is an adjunct Associate Professor. His main areas of interest are early American literature, 19th century American literature, the Transcendentalists, modernism, postmodernism, modern and contemporary American poetry, American epic poetry, modern and contemporary drama, and ecocriticism. He earned his MA at St. John's University while writing a thesis titled Charles Olson's The One and The Many: A Post-Democratic Argument. He completed all coursework and exams for a Ph.D. at Stony Brook University. His poems, non-fiction, and scholarly essays have been published in Big Bridge: A Webzine of Poetry, DEAD SNAKES, Process: The Basement Tapes, The Fat City Review, The Minutes of the Charles Olson Society, Flashpoint Magazine: A Multidisciplinary Journal in the Arts and Politics, Danse Macabre: An Online Literary Magazine, Poets Online.org, Halcyon Magazine, The Neglected Ratio, and his essay "Nature and 'Human Universe': The Trail of Human Error" is included in a book titled Olson's Prose. Professor Stormont was interviewed for a film titled Charles Olson and the Persistence of Place which aired on PBS throughout the USA for National Poetry Month in April 2009.