Edward Dramin, PhD

Associate Professor of English


BA, English and History, Cum Laude, Amherst College
PhD, MA Columbia University
MS, Adult Mental Health, Advanced Clinical Practice, Summa Cum Laude, Columbia University
LMSW, New York State licensure since 1999.

Dr. Edward Dramin has been with the Iona College faculty since 1972. His fields of special concentration are British Romanticism and Prose and Poetry of the Victorian Period.

His publications include: "A New Unfolding of Life: Romanticism in the Late Novels of George Eliot," Victorian Literature and Culture, Cambridge University Press; "Work of Noble Note: Victorian Ideals of Heroism and the Narcissistic Personality in Tennyson's 'Ulysses,' " Victorian Literature and Culture, Cambridge University Press; "Wordsworth and Romanticism in George Eliot's Silas Marner, in Elliot's Silas Marner, ed. Harold Bloom, Chelsea House, Light in a Dark Place: Romanticism in the Victorian Social-Political Novel--Readings in Charlotte Bronte, Dickens, Kingsley, Disraeli, and Eliot, University Press of America; "Romanticism in the Victorian Period," in Victorian Britain: An Encyclopedia, Garland Publishing; "Amid the Jagged Shadows: The Gothic Tradition and the Power of Anxiety in Coleridge's Christabel," The Wordsworth Circle.

In conjunction with his background as a licensed mental health professional, Dr. Dramin served as counselor/faculty advisor for the Division 1 Iona College football team for nine years.