Bliss Carnochan, Professor, Emeritus
At Stanford Since: 1960
Ph.D., Harvard, 1960
Richard W. Lyman Professor of Humanities, Emeritus
Bliss Carnochan is the Richard W. Lyman Professor of Humanities, Emeritus, and was director of the Stanford Humanities Center from 1985 to 1991. Carnochan's research and writing has focused on 18th-century literature in its cultural and historical settings. Other research interests: prison literature; Victorian culture; American higher education.