Dr. Scott Pound


Phone Number: 
+1 (807) 343-8010ext. 8298
Office Location: 
Ryan Building 3037
Office Hours: 
email for to arrange a virtual appointment
Academic Qualifications: 

Ph.D., Poetics, SUNY at Buffalo, 2000

M.A., English, Western University, 1993

B.A., English and Philosophy, University of Prince Edward Island, 1992

Date joined Lakehead: 
Previous Teaching/Work: 

Dr. Pound teaches mainly in the areas of writing and American literature. He teaches at every level of the curriculum from first year introductory courses to graduate seminars and has developed several new courses in writing that offer unique experiential and community service learning opportunities. 

Dr. Pound has long been active in university governance as an executive member of the Lakehead University Faculty Association and as a Grievance Officer. He chairs the English Department Writing Committee and the university-wide Writing and Communications Committee and acts as faculty liaison to the English Students Association and the student literary magazine (The Artery). Over the years, Dr. Pound has worked with arts and community organizations to help plan and promote their programming, awards, and publications. He is the founding coordinator of the St. John Street Community Garden and a founding co-editor of the scholarly journal Amodern.

Courses Taught at Lakehead

English 1115: Foundations of Literary Study

English 1015: Introduction to Academic Writing

English 1016: Introduction to Professional Writing

English 2817: Writing Across Genres - Nonfiction Prose

English 2818: Writing Across Genres - Creative Writing

English 2913: Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theories

English 3031: Advanced Rhetoric

English 3612: Contesting America - Modernism and Beyond

English 3911: American Drama

Special Topic in Writing (English 3011)

Writing the Pandemic 

Life Writing

Adventure Writing

Food, Writing, and Community

Fourth Year and Graduate Seminars

Public Humanities

Contemporary Poetry and Poetics

Literature and New Media

Contemporary Feminist Poetics

Literary History and/as Media History

Remix Culture

Twentieth Century Avant-Garde Movements

Research Interests: 

Poetics, Avant-Garde Poetry, Literary History, Media History, Literary/Critical Theory

Dr. Pound’s scholarship has appeared in PMLA, boundary2, Canadian Literature, Amodern, Open Letter, and English Studies in Canada.