Professor of Literature
Department: Department of Languages
and the Arts
After completing his Bachelor of Arts degree, Dr.
Hobbs relocated to Katowice and Krakow, Poland to teach English
(ESL-EAP) and start up three airbrushing and body art businesses.
He worked abroad extensively in Western/Central Europe from
1993-99. In 1999, he returned to the U.S., worked for a while as a
licensed dermagraphic technician in D’Iberville, MS, and (for 7
months) in Las Vegas, NV. In 2008, his doctoral dissertation
focused on Turn-of-the-Millennium American Expatriate Narrative. He
has previously taught at the University of Silesia (Sosnowiec,
Poland: 1994-95), Seton Hill University (Greensburg, PA: 2007-08),
and Saint Francis University (Loretto, PA: 2007). Dr. Hobbs joined
the faculty of Saint Leo University’s School of Arts & Sciences
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Teaching & Professional
At SLU, Dr. Hobbs teaches for the Department of
Languages and the Arts, the Honors Program, and the LEAP program.
His expertise is in contemporary North American literature and his
teaching and research interests include Critical Theory, Literary
Theory, Comparative 20th-Century Transatlantic Literatures, Studies
in Science Fiction, Irish Studies, Polish Studies, and Holocaust
Studies. For both COL and the main campus, Dr. Hobbs has been
assigned the following courses: ENG 121, ENG 122, ENG 210CL, ENG
220CL, ENG 225, ENG 226, HON 250, ENG 300, ENG 311, ENG 318, ENG
340, ENG 399, ENG 400, ENG 410, and ENG 435.
Honors & Awards:
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