Academic Program at Centre College
Philip White joined the Centre College faculty in 1999. He is a professor of English, and was named a Centre Scholar in 2007. He had previously taught at Brigham Young University and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
White’s interests have focused on Shakespeare and poetry, including poetry translation. He has published critical and scholarly work in both fields. He has won a Pushcart Prize for poetry and a Willis Barnstone Prize for poetry translation. His book of poems, The Clearing, won the 2007 Walt Macdonald award. His poems have also appeared or are forthcoming in The New Republic, Slate, Poetry, The Yale Review, Ploughshares, Literary Imagination, Agni, New England Review, Southern Review, and elsewhere.
White holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from Brigham Young University and a Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
File last updated: 8/27/15
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Scholarly articles published in Hellas, Twentieth Century Literature and Tudor England: An Encyclopedia. Poetry published in Antioch Review, New England Review, and elsewhere.