Scott Boltwood teaches a wide variety of topics from ancient literature and philosophy, through the first half of Major British Writers, to Twentieth-Century English literature.
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Dr. Boltwood’s scholarly interest is firmly focused on Irish literature; he has written articles on several Irish playwrights, including Dion Boucicault (1820-1890), Augusta Gregory (1852-1932), Brian Friel (b. 1928), Stewart Love (b. 1934), and Frank McGuinness (b. 1953).
- Brian Friel: The Essential Criticism. Palgrave Macmillan (forthcoming 2017)
- Group Theatre Plays Vol. 2: Political and Sectarian Drama. Editor. Lagan Press (forthcoming 2016).
- Northern Irish Drama from the Second World War to the Troubles, 1939-1968.
He has been a Research Fellow at the Academy of Irish Cultural Heritages, Londonderry (2003-04), Visiting Professor at The Queen’s University, Belfast (2008), and returned to Queens as a Fulbright Scholar in Drama (2011-12). He is currently working on several projects associated with Belfast’s Ulster Group Theater.