Robert D. Lamberton

Robert D. LambertonRobert D. Lamberton is a classics scholar, poet, and translator of ancient and contemporary literature, most notably Maurice Blanchot’s Thomas the Obscure. He graduated from Harvard College magna cum laude with a degree in Romance languages and literatures in 1964. He has a master’s (1970) and a doctoral degree in comparative literature from Yale University (1979), and has taught at Columbia, Princeton, and Cornell universities. He is currently professor and chair of the Classics Department and a professor of comparative literature, both in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis.