|TEACHING PROFESSOR, LITERATURE|
|School: College of Arts & Letters|
|Department: Literature / CAL 105 / The Freshman Experience|
B.A., Hofstra University, 1968
M.A., Hofstra University, 1970
Ph.D., New York University, 1976
American literature (all periods and genres); establishing texts for American writers; Mark Twain and American humor; Walt Whitman, Henry David Thoreau, and transcendentalism; American poetry; American short stories; American immigrant writing; American nature and environmental writing.
Teaching the humanities at Stevens since 1981, specializing in 19th-century American literature
American Literature (2-semester survey)
American Renaissance in Literature
American Poetry to 1900
American Poetry: 20th Century
Thoreau & Early Environmental Writing in America
The Short Story
CAL 105 text revision committee
Director, Humanities Forum
Consulting editor at The Library of America (since 1998); projects include editions of works by John Smith, John James Audubon, Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry James, Mark Twain, Ezra Pound, Hart Crane, Elizabeth Bishop, William Faulkner, and others.
In-house editor of Henry David Thoreau, "Walden, The Maine Woods, and Collected Essays and Poems" (2007)
In-house editor of Mark Twain, "A Tramp Abroad, Following the Equator, and Other Travels (2010)
In-house editor of Henry James, "The Ambassadors and The Golden Bowl" (2011)
In-house editor of May Swenson, Collected Poems (2013)
Honors & Awards
Vice president, Linnaean Society of New York
Chair, Conservation Committee, Linnaean Society of New York
Committee on Undergraduate Academic Standards
Linnaean Society of New York
Birders' Coalition for Gateway
- Henry David Thoreau. "Walden, The Maine Woods, and Collected Essays & Poems", Andrew Rubenfeld, College Edition, The Library of America (2007).
- Andrew Rubenfeld. "America's Mark Twain", Siena Research Institute (1990).
- Andrew Rubenfeld. "Walt Whitman's New Jersey Birds", New Jersey Audubon Magazine (1984).
- Andrew Rubenfeld. "Aldo Leopold, George Ohr, Fairfield Porter, Henry Wright, and others", American National Biography (Oxford University Press) and World Authors: 1900-1950 (H. W. Wilson & Company).
- Andrew Rubenfeld. "Textual reports for The Library of America (consultant/special projects work) on a variety of authors ".
- HLI 117 Colonial and Romantic American Literature
- HLI 118 Realist and Modern American Literature
- HLI 336 The Short Story
- HLI 352 The American Renaissance in Literature
- HLI 358 American Poetry: 20th Century
- HLI 349 American Poetry to 1900
- HLI 338 Thoreau and Environment