Cory L. Grewell, Ph.D.

Cory_Grewell_2016_Faculty_Picture_1.jpgAssistant Professor of Literature


Phone: 540-441-8162

Educational Background:
Ph.D. in English, Northeastern University
M.A. in English, California State University, Bakersfield
B.A. in English, The Master's College

Time at PHC: 2013 to present

Dr. Cory Grewell is an Associate Professor of Literature and director of the literature program at Patrick Henry College. He teaches courses in Western Literature, British Literature, Chaucer, Shakespeare, and Milton, as well as genre courses in Drama and the Novel and PHC’s C.S. Lewis seminar. Dr. Grewell has published scholarship on contemporary literary medievalisms and the works of the Inklings, most recently having edited the October 2013 issue of Journal of Inklings Studies. He also has scholarly interests in Renaissance English literature, the theology of the Imagination, and the overlap between Christianity and Western Literature. He is an active member of the Conference on Christianity and Literature and the Shakespeare Association of America. In his free time Dr. Grewell is an avid reader of private eye fiction and an amateur sleuth writer himself. He enjoys baseball, golf, cooking, long form TV dramas, 1990s pop rock, and, of course, reading.