Belfast Hall 217
Jeff Sychterz is an Assistant Professor of English and teaches classes in composition and literature on the Bangor campus. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1991 with a Bachelors of Science in English and then served eight years as a Naval Flight Officer in the U.S. Navy. In 1999, he left the Navy to study at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.
After writing a dissertation on 20th century Anglo-American war poetry, he earned his Doctorate in English in 2005. Before coming to UMA, he taught English at his alma mater in Annapolis, Maryland and at Fayetteville State University, a small historically black college in North Carolina.
Jeff has published several articles on poetry, war literature, and teaching. His current research interests include masculinity, trauma and American Cold War culture and literature.