Ben Reinhard, Ph.D.

Academic Dean

Associate Professor

Department of English Language and Literature

Contact Information:

Ben Reinhard, Ph.D.
134 Christendom Dr.
Front Royal, VA 22630

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B.A., Purdue University, 2006
M.M.S., University of Notre Dame, 2008
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2013

Classes Taught

  • Literature of Western Civilization (I-IV)
  • Poetry and Poetics
  • Literary Criticism
  • Anglo-Saxon Literature
  • Middle English Literature
  • Chaucer
  • Introduction to Old English
  • Arthurian Literature


I regularly practice martial arts, mostly Tae Kwon Do and Ju Jitsu. I also enjoy hiking the Shenandoah National Park and following Notre Dame football.

Areas of expertise

Medieval English literature, broadly considered, with a specialization in Old English language and literature.

Selected Scholarship

I have been published in the Old English Newsletter and English Studies.


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