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Rabb BuildingThe Department of English is located in the Rabb Building (Room 144) in the Mandel Quad. Get directions to our offices and the Brandeis campus.

Department of English
Brandeis University
Mailstop 023
415 South Street
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453

Phone: 781-736-2130
Fax: 781-736-2179
chaucer@brandeis.edu

Staff

Lisa Pannella
Academic Administrator
781-736-2130 Rabb 144
Leah Steele
Department Coordinator
781-736-2130 Rabb 144

Faculty

Caren Irr
Caren Irr
Department Chair
Professor of English
781-736-2143 Rabb 142

Expertise: Theory, film and media studies, contemporaneity, the novel

pronouns: she / her / hers

Ulka Anjaria
Ulka Anjaria
Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor of English
781-736-2162 Rabb 239

Expertise: South Asian literatures and film, postcolonial literature and theory, narrative theory, the global novel,  interdisciplinary approaches, literary theory

William Flesch
William Flesch
Undergraduate Advising Head
781-736-2142 Rabb 139
Elizabeth Bradfield
Elizabeth Bradfield
Co-Director of Creative Writing
781-736-2145 Rabb 206
Stephen McCauley
Stephen McCauley
Co-Director of Creative Writing
781-736-8213 Rabb 266b
Dawn Skorczewski
Dawn Skorczewski
Director of the University Writing Program
781-736-2141 Rabb 143