Paul Delaney, Ph.D.

Professor of English
(805) 565-6179

Office Location

Reynolds Hall 205

Office Available

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 3:15-5 p.m.


Tom Stoppard and Contemporary Drama, 20th-Century Irish Literature, Shakespeare in Performance, Faulkner


Dr. Delaney discovered live theater in high school and has been taking Westmont students to plays since 1972. He has led England Semesters and taken students to London, Stratford, and Dublin on Mayterm theatre jaunts. His scholarly work focuses on 20th Century British and Irish drama. He has published two books on Tom Stoppard, contributed numerous essays about the renowned playwright, and edited a book about Brian Fiel, an Irish playwright. He has also written about U.A. Fanthorpe and Mark Twain. He has been active in the Conference on Christianity and Literature both regionally and nationally. He graduated from Asbury College, earned his master’s and doctoral degrees at Emory University.