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Duane Bruce

Faculty member Duane Bruce

Adjunct Faculty in Languages and Literature


Hall College Center

Academic Program Affiliation(s)

Languages and Literature

Areas of Specialization

  • English Renaissance literature
  • American fiction
  • Religion and literature


Research Interests: Assessment of student learning, John Henry Newman
Teaching Interests: Interdisciplinary seminars

Favorite/Regular Courses Offered

  • Seminar 1 Origins: Self and Cosmos
  • Seminar 2 Knowing: Revolution and Enlightenment


MA, PhD in Literature, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
BA, Siena College

Duane Bruce has taught at Providence College, Elizabeth City State University, the University of Hartford, and Saint Anselm College. He was also the Associate Academic Dean and Director of the Institute for Saint Anselm Studies at Saint Anselm College. Dr. Bruce has been teaching at Simon's Rock since 2012.