Faculty List

Department Faculty

Caren Irr
Caren Irr
Department Chair
Professor of English
781-736-2143 Rabb 142
Office Hours: T 11-2 and by apt.

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
Office Hours: See below for details

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

Office Hours: W 1-3 and by apt. Use online sign-up to reserve appointment

Elizabeth Bradfield
Elizabeth Bradfield
Co-Director of Creative Writing
Associate Professor of the Practice of English
781-736-2145 Rabb 206
Office Hours: T 1-2, W 11-1 and by apt.

ExpertisePoetry, literary publishing

pronouns: she / her / hers

John Burt
John Burt
Paul E. Prosswimmer Professor of American Literature
781-736-2158 Rabb 141
Office Hours: T 2-3, F 11-12 & on leave spring 2019

Expertise: American literature, romanticism, composition, philosophy of education, literature of the American South, poetry

pronouns: he / him / his

Emilie Diouf
Emilie Diouf
Assistant Professor
781-736-2161 Rabb 230
Office Hours: TH 1-3

Expertise: Anglophone and Francophone African literature, Caribbean literature, critical theory, film/media, gender and sexuality studies, postcolonial theory and literature

William Flesch
William Flesch
Undergraduate Advising Head
Professor of English
781-736-2142 Rabb 139
Office Hours: M 12-1:30 W 2-3:30

Expertise: Shakespeare, history of poetry, narrative theory, literature and science, film

Dorothy Kim
Assistant Professor of English

Expertise: Medieval Literature, Drama, and Digital Humanities.

Thomas King
Thomas King
Associate Professor of English
781-736-2149 Rabb 244
Office Hours: M/W 2:30-4 and by apt. Use sign-up sheet on office door

Expertise: Early modern English drama and social performance, 18th-century British studies, performance studies, queer studies, gender studies

Stephen McCauley
Stephen McCauley
Professor of the Practice of English
Associate Director of the Creative Writing Program
781-736-8213 Rabb 266b
Office Hours: T 3:30-4:30, 6:30-7 & TH 4:30-5, 6:30-7
Paul Morrison
Paul Morrison
Professor of English
781-736-2147 Rabb 233
Office Hours: M 12-1, W 11-12:30

Expertise: Modernism, literary criticism and theory, cultural studies, film studies

John Plotz
John Plotz
Professor of English
781-736-2621 Rabb 264
Office Hours: On leave 2018-2019

Expertise: Victorian literature, the novel, politics and aesthetics

pronouns: he / him / his

Laura Quinney
Laura Quinney
Professor of English
781-736-2144 Rabb 131
Office Hours: T 1-2 & TH 3:30-5 and by apt

Expertise: Romanticism, literature and philosophy, 18th-century literature.

David Sherman
David Sherman
Associate Professor of English
781-736-8214 Rabb 136
Office Hours: TH 12-1 F 12:30-2 and by apt.

Expertise: Modernism, contemporary British literature, narrative theory, ethical philosophy, elegy

pronouns: he / him / his

Dawn Skorczewski
Dawn Skorczewski
Professor of English
781-736-2141 Rabb 143
Office Hours: On leave 2018-2019

Expertise: Twentieth-century poetry, psychoanalysis and pedagogy, composition studies

Faith Smith
Faith Smith
Associate Professor of African and Afro-American Studies and English
781-736-2094 Mandel 217
Office Hours: On leave fall 2018

Expertise: African and Afro-American literature, Caribbean literature

Ramie Targoff
Ramie Targoff
Professor of English
Director, Mandel Center for the Humanities; Co-chair, Italian Studies
781-736-2148 Mandel 107
Office Hours: W 9:30-11

Expertise: Renaissance literature, Shakespeare, religion and literature, Italian literature, and Women's writing

Jerome Tharaud
Jerome Tharaud
Assistant Professor of English
781-736-2140 Rabb 138
Office Hours: TH 11-1

Expertise: Early American literature and culture, print culture and media, American religious history, art history and visual culture, theories of space and place, the American West

Visiting and Adjunct

Chen Chen
Chen Chen
Jacob Ziskind Visiting Poet-in-Residence
781-736-2157 Rabb 232
Office Hours: Tues. 12:30-3:30 p.m. and by appointment

Expertise: Poetry, Asian American Literature, Literary Publishing

Pronouns: he / him / his

Michelle Hoover
Michelle Hoover
Fannie Hurst Visiting Writer
781-736-8664 Rabb 231
Office Hours: TH 10-2, T by apt
Joshua Lederman
Joshua Lederman
Lecturer in Rhetoric and Composition in the University Writing Program
781-736-2571 Rabb 217
Marc Weinberg
Marc Weinberg
Adjunct Assistant Professor of English and Film Studies
781-736-2136 Rabb 226
Office Hours: T 5-6:30

Emeritus

Olga Broumas
Olga Broumas
Professor Emerita of the Practice of English

Expertise: Poetry

Mary Baine Campbell
Mary Baine Campbell
Professor Emerita
781-736-2146 Rabb 263

Expertise: Medieval and early modern literature and culture, 20th-century poetry, poetry of women in English, travel writing, history of science, creative writing

Eugene Goodheart

Expertise: 19th- and 20th-century literature and thought, literary theory

Susan S. Lanser
Susan S. Lanser
Professor Emerita of English, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Comparative Literature
781-736-3093 Rabb 211

Expertise: British and Continental European history and literature 1650-1830, narrative theory and the novel, the French Revolution, history of gender and sexuality, feminist theory

Susan Staves
Susan Staves
Professor Emerita
781-736-2161 Rabb 230

Expertise: Restoration, 18th-century British literature and history.

Affiliated

Jerónimo Arellano
Jerónimo Arellano
Associate Professor of Latin American Literature and Culture
781-736-3231 Rabb 238
Robin Feuer Miller
Robin Feuer Miller
Edytha Macy Gross Professor of Humanities
781-736-3192 Shiffman 215
Cheryl Walker
Cheryl Walker
Associate Professor of Classical Studies
781-736-2190 Mandel 215