Gregory M Sadlek, Dr.
 Title: Professor
 Dept: English
 Office: RT 1815
 Phone: 216-687-3957
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. RT 1815, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Middle English literature, Chaucer
Ph.D., English, Northern Illinois University
M.A., English, Eastern Illinois University
B.A., Philosophy, Quincy University
Brief Bio:
       Gregory M. Sadlek is a Professor in the Department of English at Cleveland State University (CSU) after having served 14 years as the Founding Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. From 1989 to 2005, Sadlek was a member of the Department of English at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), where he taught courses in the history of the English language as well as on the poetry of Geoffrey Chaucer, William Shakespeare, and Dante Alighieri.  For his last two years at UNO, he held the Jefferis Chair of English. Before coming to UNO, Sadlek taught at Northern Illinois University, Hamilton College, and the Universit√© de Nantes in France.  He has been the recipient of two Fulbright Subject Specialist Awards--to Bahcesehir University in Istanbul (2011)and to the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia (2016).
     Sadlek has presented numerous papers and published widely on medieval literature.  His articles on the South English Legendary, Chaucer's poetry, Ben Jonson's poetry, and the Roman de la Rose have been published in such journals as Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching, Studies in Philology, the Chaucer Review, and the Chaucer Yearbook.  He edited two volumes of the Index to Reviews of Bibliographical Publications, a reference work for scholars working in any of the fields of scholarly bibliography.  His book, Idleness Working: The Discourse of Love's Labor from Ovid through Chaucer and Gower, a literary critical study of ancient and medieval love poetry, was published by Catholic University of America Press in 2004.
     Sadlek held several professional leadership roles.  He served, for example, on the Boards of the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences, the Town Hall Lecture Series, and the Cleveland Play House.  From 1994 to 2000, he was Chairperson of the UNO English Department.
Teaching Areas:
Medieval literature, History of English
Professional Affiliations:
Modern Language Association, New Chaucer Society, John Gower Society