William Chace

Professor of English, Emeritus

William Chace teaches courses on James Joyce, Irish Fiction, and Poetry. Professor Chace taught in the Department of English at Stanford for twenty years before leaving to become president of Wesleyan University (1988–1994) and then of Emory University (1994–2003). He has written One Hundred Semesters: My Adventures as Student, Professor, and University President, and What I Learned Along the Way. The author of many articles on multiculturalism, political correctness, consumerism and education, he has written two other books—The Political Identities of Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot and Lionel Trilling: Criticism and Politics.