Scott Corbet Riley

TitlePhD Candidate and Teaching Fellow
DivisionHumanities Division
DepartmentLiterature Department
OfficeLiterature Dept.
Campus Mail StopLiterature Department
Scott Corbet Riley

Biography, Education and Training

Scott Riley is a doctoral candidate in the Literature Department. He holds a BA in Rhetoric from UC Berkeley, an MA in Systematic and Philosophical Theology from the Graduate Theological Union and an MFA in Creative Writing from St. Mary's College of California. His current research is focused on the reception and adaptation of European medieval texts by U.S. authors.

Selected Publications

“‘A Sense of Life in Things Inert’: The Animistic Figurations in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Medievalist Texts” in Studies in Medievalism XXVI: Ecomedievalism (Suffolk, UK: Boydell & Brewer, 2017)