Brian F. McCabe

Brian McCabe is a Ph.D. candidate at Claremont Graduate University, from California's Monterey Bay Area. Holding master's degrees in Irish Literature and Culture from Boston College and Student Development from Seattle University and a bachelor's degree in English from Gonzaga University, Mr. McCabe's experience includes teaching First Year Writing, Literature, English as a Second Language, and over ten years tutoring students. Brian's interests include modern and contemporary poetry and drama, Irish studies, teaching, and designing curricula. Currently, Brian teaches writing at the University of La Verne College of Law, serves as Teaching Assistant to Professor Wendy Martin of the Claremont Graduate University English Department, and serves as editor for both Foothill: a journal of poetry and Voices of Claremont Graduate University, C.G.U.'s formal research journal. Brian's publications include "The Passionate Transitory: A Jesuit Metaphysical Poetics of Patrick J. Kavanagh," published in the International Journal of the Humanities; and "Brian Friel's Modern Irish Drama: Writing the Past, Present, & Future" for Voices of Claremont Graduate University; he is a major contributor to the forthcoming All Things Dickinson. In March of 2012, Brian presented on the work of Irish American women poets at the American Conference for Irish Studies, and on Frank McGuinness' Carthaginians as Theatre of Consolation and Hybridity at the Hybrid Irelands Conference at the University of Notre Dame. Brian has received grants for his research and study from Claremont Graduate University, the American Comparative Literature Association, the Modern Language Association, University of La Verne College of Law, and the University of Notre Dame.