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Barry Wood, University of Houston

Barry Wood, Department of English, University of Houston.


A Canadian by birth, Barry Wood earned a B.A. from University of Toronto (’63), M.A. from University of British Columbia (’68) and doctorate in English and American Literature, Humanities, and Religious Studies from Stanford (’74). During 47 years on the faculty at University of Houston, he has held visiting appointments at Trent University, Canada (’80, ’81), the UH London Studies Program (’85), and four years at Institut Teknologi Mara, Malaysia, in conjunction with SUNY/ITM Cooperative Program (1987-1991). His publications include a high school teaching edition of Huckleberry Finn (1968), two books in religious philosophy written while in graduate school (’70, ’72), and an edited collection of critical essays on Malcolm Lowry (’80). He has essays included in Norton Critical Editions on Henry David Thoreau and Mark Twain. Beginning with several editorials related to the first Earth Day (April 22, 1970), Barry has more than sixty publications in literature, education, the environment, and big history.