James P. Myers

James P. Myers, Jr., teaches Shakespeare, early seventeenth-century literature, and Irish literature. He has authored numerous publications, including four books, on the Elizabethan reconquest of Ireland; Irish immigration to Pennsylvania's pre-Revolutionary frontier; the French and Indian War; and the mapping of Pennsylvania's colonial frontier. Currently, he is investigating and writing on the aesthetics of cartography, on the relationship among map-mindedness, modern culture, and literature, and on the activities of British Loyalists living in the Pennsylvania backcountry during the American Revolution.

 

James P. Myers
Adjunct Professor, English

Email: eremond@gettysburg.edu
Phone: (717) 337 - 6761

Box: Campus Box 0397

Address: Breidenbaugh Hall
Room 419
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400

Education:
PhD University of Massachusetts (Amherst), 1970
MA University of Arizona, 1965
BS LeMoyne College, 1963