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Brian Reed

Professor and Chair of Department of English, Professor of Comparative Literature

Contact Information

(206) 543-2690
Box: 354330
Padelford A-101
Office Hours: 
By appointment with Karla Tofte (


Ph.D., English, Stanford University, 2000
M.A., Modern History, Oxford University, 1994
B.A., English, Harvard University, 1992.

Brian Reed is a specialist in modern and contemporary poetry and poetics who is drawn to exploring intersections between poetry and other art forms, especially painting, dance, and drama. He also has a strong interest in translation studies.