After winning a highly competitive
State of New York Graduate
Council Fellowship, he received his MA and Ph.D. in English Literature
from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
His doctoral dissertation was directed
by the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet,
Louis Simpson, Ph.D.
Dr. Lenz has lectured and taught classes at many
universities around the world, including:
the State University of New York, Long
Island University, Harvard, U.C.L.A.,
Stanford, Heidelberg, and the University of Zurich.