Tobey C. Herzog Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Tobey C. Herzog

Emeritus Professor of English & Anne and Andrew Ford Chair in the Liberal Arts
Wabash College

Professor Herzog has been teaching the literature of the Vietnam/American War for over 38 years at Wabash College. He has published numerous articles and has authored four books on various related topics--Vietnam War Stories: Innocence Lost (Routledge); Tim O'Brien (Twayne); Writing Vietnam, Writing Life: Caputo, Heinemann, O'Brien, Butler (University of Iowa Press); Tim O'Brien: The Things He Carries and the Stories He Tells (Routledge). Herzog is a Vietnam Veteran (U.S. Army).

Subjects: Literature


Professor Herzog recently retired from Wabash College where he taught courses in Modern War Literature, 18th- and 19th-Century British Literature, Business/Technical Writing, Mass Communications, and Composition. At Wabash Herzog was the Anne and Andrew T. Ford Chair in the Liberal Arts. At various times, he served as English Department Chair and Chair of the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts. He received the McLain-McTurnan-Arnold Outstanding Teaching Award and was named a McLain-McTurnan-Arnold Scholar. Herzog delivered the 2000 LaFollette Lecture at Wabash. Herzog is a Vietnam Veteran who was awarded an Army Commendation Medal and Bronze Star for his service. He is also an Honorary Alumnus of Wabash College.


    Illinois Wesleyan University, BA English
    Purdue University, PHD English Literature

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Modern War Literature
    Literature of the Vietnam/American War
    Tim O'Brien
    Siegfried Sassoon
    19th Century British Literature: Charles Dickens and Thomas Hardy

Personal Interests

    War Literature and the Arts
    NCAA Division III Athletics
    The Literatures of London and Chicago


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