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Granger Babcock Ph.D

Granger Babcock, Ph.D

Associate Dean

Rector Laville Honors House

1213B West Laville Hall
Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge , LA 70803
Office Phone: (225) 578-2479


  1. Louisiana State University, Ph.D., English Literature, 1994
  2. Louisiana State University, M.A., English Literature, 1985
  3. Hamilton College, B.A., English Literature, 1981


Dr. Granger Babcock was born in Rocky River, Ohio, which is about nine miles west of Cleveland. He attended Hamilton College in upstate New York, and, after graduation, worked briefly in Washington, D.C. before he arrived in the Bayou State to attend graduate school. After receiving his Ph.D. from LSU, he worked at LSU Alexandria, the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, and the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts in Natchitoches, Louisiana. Dr. Babcock returned to LSU in 2000 to work as the assistant to the dean in University College. In 2003, he moved to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Life, where he served until 2005 as the Vice Chancellor's assistant; he then came to the Honors College as an associate dean.  He teaches in the Ogden Honors College, but his primary responsibility is to manage the co-curricular programs of the Ogden Honors College, including the Laville Honors House. He has traveled with the Ogden Honors College' s Gateway to China trip and currently advises Fusion, the College's online arts review. Dr. Babcock is the director  of the LASAL Scholars program.