Donald J. Moores, Ph.D., joins the faculty of the Department of English and will be teaching at Kean Ocean. His teaching and research interests include (1) British, American and transatlantic Romanticism, (2) mystical/ecstatic poetry, (3) world literature, and (4) classical mythology. An avid interdisciplinarian, he approaches these subjects holistically from a variety of critical perspectives. Dr. Moores is the author of several scholarly articles and conference papers, as well as two books—Mystical Discourse in Wordsworth and Whitman (Peeters 2006) and The Dark Enlightenment: Jung, Romanticism & the Repressed Other (forthcoming 2010). He is currently editing an anthology of ecstatic poetry and researching the psychological and cultural implications of ecstatic experiences.