Paul Crumbley


Professor Emeritus

Paul  Crumbley

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Paul Crumbley is a scholar of Emily Dickinson and May Swenson in particular, the author of Inflections of the Pen: Dash and Voice in Emily Dickinson, Winds of Will: Emily Dickinson and the Sovereignty of Democratic Thought and coeditor of Emily Dickinson’s Fascicles: A Spectrum of Possibilities, Body My House: May Swenson’s Work and Life and The Search for a Common Language: Environmental Writing and Education. Dr. Crumbley joined the USU faculty in 1995 and has been a leader in recognizing the significance of Logan-born poet May Swenson. Since his retirement in 2021, he has continued his research on these significant American poets and developed a growing interest in the works of Jack London.