Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Michaele Whelan, Ph.D. is responsible for academic and administrative planning and implementation of the strategic goals of the University. She designs, develops and manages long-range projects for the Provost and President, and has budgetary oversight over all the Provost's units. Michaele manages academic initiatives that strengthen connections inside the University, and provides organizational leadership and financial oversight to The Rabb School of Continuing Studies, the Brandeis National Committee, the English Language Program/Gateway Scholars Program, and the Office of High School Programs.Michaele is also a Senior Lecturer in English, with expertise in contemporary Anglophone literature; American literature; and narrative theory. She is particularly interested in the intersection of architectural theory with narrative theory in contemporary novels. Her scholarship includes: Travel Implies Destination, first ed. Rome: Aracne editrice, 2010 and Navigating the Minefield: Hawkes's Narratives of Perversion, Peter Lang Publisher, 1998.
Michaele can be reached via e-mail or by telephone, 781-736-2106. Her main office is in the Office of the Provost, room 102.