Daniel Gunn

Professor of English

Daniel Gunn has taught at UMF since 1980, offering courses in the English novel, the theory of the novel, the eighteenth century, Shakespeare, James Joyce, and many other areas.  During his time at UMF, he has served as Faculty Senate Chair, Chair of the Humanities Division, Acting Dean of Arts and Sciences, and Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.  He has published critical essays on Jane Austen, George Eliot, James Joyce, Samuel Richardson, Henry James, and other novelists in distinguished academic journals, including Narrative, Nineteenth-Century Literature, James Joyce Quarterly, and Eighteenth-Century Fiction. He has also published occasional essays in the Georgia Review, the Iowa Review, the Ohio Review and other magazines.  He won a fellowship to the National Humanities Center in 1988, a Trustee Professorship in 2003, the Theo Kalikow Award in 2014, and the Award for Outstanding Teaching in Honors in 2016.


  • 1980 PhD Boston College
  • 1974 BA College of the Holy Cross
Dan Gunn - HUMA