Department of English


Dr. Patrick Meanor
Distinguished Teaching Professor

Office Hours (Spring 2015):
M 5:00-6:00pm

Courses (Spring 2015):
LITR 220 - Short Fiction

Netzer 317

Patrick Meanor


A recipient of the Distinguished Professor Teaching Award and the State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Dr. Patrick Meanor has taught at the College at Oneonta since 1974. A graduate of John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Meanor pursued his Ph.D. at Kent State University. Dr. Meanor is a prolific writer, having published five books and more than 120 essays and reviews. Dr. Meanor is very active in Departmental and campus committees, and teaches a wide array of courses on Contemporary Literature. In his spare time, Dr. Meanor is a contributing editor for Listener Magazine, where he reviews classical CDs and interviews musicians. He is currently working on his sixth book, the fourth volume in the Series, American Short-Story Writers Since World War II.