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 Hecimovich, Gregg   Name:  Gregg Hecimovich 
Title:  Chair, Department of English; Professor of English 
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
M.A., Vanderbilt University
B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Office:  246 Bancroft Hall  
Phone:  803/323-4573 
Victorian Literature, Romantic Literature, The Novel, Slave Narratives, Creative Writing, Pedagogy and Composition Studies, Technology and the Humanities, Literary Theory
Dr. Hecimovich received his Ph.D. in English from Vanderbilt University. He is the author of four books: Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles: A Reader’s Guide (Continuum 2010), Austen's Emma: A Reader’s Guide (Continuum, 2009), Puzzling the Reader: Riddles in Nineteenth-Century British Literature (Peter Lang, 2008), and the Penguin Classics edition of Anthony Trollope's Phineas Redux (Penguin USA, Penguin UK 2003). His scholarly articles have appeared in such publications as ELH, Victorian Poetry, The Victorian Newsletter, The James Joyce Quarterly, and The North Carolina Literary Review.

He is recipient of the UNC Board of Governors Distinguished Professor for Teaching Award, East Carolina University's Scholar-Teacher Award in the Humanities, the English Department's Bertie Fearing Excellence in Teaching Award, and ECU's Max Ray Joyner Award for excellence in online education. 

Hecimovich's research has received funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the North Caroliniana Society, ECU's Division of Research and Graduate Studies, the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, and the ECU Faculty Senate.