Adam Stanley Potkay, American English language educator. Louis Bevier fellow, 1989-1990, Rutgers Graduate School Excellence fellow, 1985-1989, William and Mary Alumni fellow for excellence in teaching, 1996; recipient award for Advancement in Scholarship Phi Beta Kappa, 1997; fellowship National Endowment of the Humanities, since 2006. Member American Society 18th-Century Studies, David Hume Society.
- Teaching assistant Johns Hopkins University, 1984-1985. Lecturer Rutgers University, 1986-1988. Assistant professor College William & Mary, 1990-1996, associate professor, 1996—2001, professor, since 2001.
- The Passion for Happiness: Samuel Johnson and David Hume
- Although widely perceived as inhabiting different, even opposed, literary worlds, Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) and David Hume (1711-1776) shared common ground as moralists.
- The Fate of Eloquence in the Age of Hume (Rhetoric and Society)
- "This highly recommended study manifests a sure grasp of political and cultural history, familiarity with current critical approaches, and a lucid and often witty style.
- The Modern Scholar: The Bible as the Root of Western Literature - Stories, Poems and Parables - 14 Lectures (Includes Course Guide)
- 14 Lectures 7 Compact Discs
1984 - 1985
1986 - 1988