NEH Distinguished Teaching Professor of English
Sergei Lobanov-Rostovsky has taught at Kenyon since 1993 and has directed the Kenyon-Exeter Program four times. He teaches courses on Shakespeare, Renaissance poetry, film, and fiction writing. In 2001, he received the Junior Trustee Award for Teaching Excellence.
Sarah Heidt joined Kenyon's faculty in 2004 and specializes in nineteenth-century British literature and culture, auto/biography and life writing, women's writing and film. She has published portions of her research into Victorian and contemporary life writings in "Victorian Studies," "Nineteenth-Century Contexts" and "Adaptation." In 2007-08, through the Whiting Teaching Fellowship, Heidt held a visiting fellowship at Clare Hall (University of Cambridge), where she is now a life member. Having won the junior Trustee Teaching Excellence Award in 2010, Heidt has focused her recent research on holistic and integrative approaches to college-level teaching and learning. She spent spring 2013 as the Lenz Residential Fellow in Buddhist Studies and American Culture and Values at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, studying contemplative pedagogy and its applications to literary study.