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Dr.  Daniel Pinti

Dr. Daniel Pinti

Professor of English

Office Location:
Dunleavy Hall, Room 363


Dr. Pinti is a full professor of English. He received his B.A. from Kent State University (1986), his M.A. and Ph.D. from the Ohio State University (1988, 1992), and his M.Div. from Christ the King Seminary (2011). He is also an Episcopal priest, serving as part-time Canon at St. Paul's Cathedral in Buffalo.

Focus of Teaching

  • Early British Literature and the English Bible
  • Dante
  • Greek and Roman Literature
  • Introduction to Literature

Current Research

Dr. Pinti's present research interests center on the connections between literature and theology, and on the art form of comics and the media of comic books and graphic novels. His past publications have been on the work of writers such as Chaucer, Julian of Norwich, and William Tyndale, focused especially on issues of translation, commentary, and intertextuality. His forthcoming publications include articles on modern children's versions of _Beowulf_, and Gene Yang's graphic novel _American Born Chinese_.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., English, The Ohio State University
  • M.A., English, The Ohio State University
  • M.Div., Christ the King Seminary

Current Involvement

Dr. Pinti's primary involvement in the community grows out of his work as Canon at St. Paul's Cathedral, Buffalo.