PhD, English, SUNY-Buffalo, 1980
BA, Literature, UC-Santa Cruz, 1975

Teaching Interests:

Multicultural Literature
African American Literature and Culture
American Studies

Other Relevant Activities:

Senior Director, UWM Cultures and Communities Program

Selected Publications:

Jay, Gregory. Borrowed Voices: Writing and Racial Ventriloquism in the Jewish American Imagination. Jennifer Glaser. MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, 2017.
Jay, Gregory S. “Hire Ed! Deconstructing the Crises in Academe.” American Quarterly 63.1 (2011): 163-78.
Jay, Gregory S., and Jones, Sandra E. “Whiteness Studies and the Multicultural Literature Classroom.” MELUS 30.2 (2005): 99-121.
Jay, Gregory S., and Jones, Sandra E. “The Grass Roots Approach to Curriculum Reform: The Cultures and Communities Program.” Creating a New Kind of University. Anker Publishing, (2005).
Jay, Gregory S. “Strategies and Challenges in High-Tech Teaching.” Works and Days 16.1-2 (1998): 393-410.
Jay, Gregory S. “'Women Writers and Resisting Readers'.” Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers, Johns Hopkins University Press 15.1 (1998): 104-110.
Jay, Gregory S. American Literature and the Culture Wars. Cornell University Press, 1997.
Jay, Gregory S. America the Scrivener: Deconstruction and the Subject of Literary History. Cornell University Press, 1990.
Jay, Gregory S. After Strange Texts: The Role of Theory in the Study of Literature. U of Alabama Press, 1985.
Jay, Gregory S. T. S. Eliot and the Poetics of Literary History. Louisiana State University Press, 1983.