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Bliss Carnochan

Emeriti Faculty
Richard W. Lyman Professor in the Humanities, Emeritus
Ph.D., Harvard, 1960
At Stanford Since: 


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.


Here is a wonderful review of Carnochan's latest book, Scotland the Brave: A Scottish-American Mosaic: