Abraham Stoll, PhD

Abraham Stoll
Phone: (619) 260-7535
Office: Founders Hall 175B

Special Assistant to the Provost/CAS Dean for Workload Pilot, and Professor, English

  • Ph.D., Princeton University (2000)
  • B.A., Yale University (1992)
  • Berkeley High School (1987)

Abraham Stoll specializes in the Renaissance and early modern periods. His new book, Conscience in Early Modern English Literature (Cambridge UP, 2017), examines the poetry, theology, and politics of conscience in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. He is currently editing a new edition of Paradise Lost for Broadview Press. His first book, Milton and Monotheism (Duquesne, 2009), was on the poetry and theology of John Milton. He also edited the five-volume edition of Edmund Spenser’s The Faerie Queene (Hackett, 2006-7).

Areas of Interest

Stoll teaches a number of courses in the early modern period, including Renaissance Poetry, Literature and Culture of the Renaissance, Milton, and Shakespeare. And he teaches more broadly in the English Department, including Critical Reading and First Year Writing. Stoll is also Affiliated Faculty in the Old Globe and USD Shiley Graduate Theatre Program, teaching Shakespeare and serving as dramaturg.