Michael Rosenthal PhD '67 is the Roberta and William Campbell Professor in the Teaching of Literature Humanities in the English Department. He is also a former Associate Dean of Administration for Columbia College and thus knows an enormous amount about the inner workings of the Columbia College bureaucracy. People say he's a wicked cool guy to have for Lit Hum.
Rosenthal has written a number of books. His most recent, entitled Nicholas Miraculous, was on former University President Nicholas Murray Butler. He also wrote a book on Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of the Boy Scouts, called The Character Factory, and another on Virginia Woolf.