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Sarah Elizabeth Adams

  • Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in English

Robert Alderman

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Carl Anderson, Ph.D.

  • Associate Teaching Professor of English

Randi Anderson

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Michael Anesko

  • Professor of English and American Studies
(814) 865-9932

Jim Ausherman

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English
(814) 865-3949

Jan Babcock

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Brad Baumgartner

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Nicholas J. Beishline

  • Lecturer in English

Kevin Bell

  • Associate Professor of English
(814) 865-2831

Hester Blum

  • Associate Professor of English

Andrew Bode-Lang

  • Associate Teaching Professor of English

Rose Bohn

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Claire M. L. Bourne

  • Assistant Professor of English

Joseph Bueter

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English
  • Marketing and Recruitment Specialist
(814) 865-0334

Bob Burkholder

  • Associate Professor of English
(814) 863-9584

Michael Bérubé

  • Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Literature
(814) 863-8663

Corey Callahan

  • Lecturer in English
(814) 865-6381

Lauren Cameron

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Suresh Canagarajah

  • Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Applied Linguistics, English, and Asian Studies;
  • Director, Migration Studies Project.
(814) 865-6229

Christopher Castiglia

  • Distinguished Professor of English
  • Affiliated Faculty, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 865-9034

Hsia-Ting Chang

  • Lecturer in English

Jason Charnesky

  • Lecturer in English
(814) 865-2085

Tina Chen

  • Associate Professor of English and Asian American Studies
  • Editor, Verge: Studies in Global Asias
(814) 863-9592

Patrick Cheney

  • Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English and Comparative Literature
(814) 865-9283

Christine Chichester,

  • Lecturer in English

William J. Cobb

  • Professor of English
(814) 933-7673

Claire Mary Colebrook

  • Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English, Philosophy, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 865-6413

Ebony Coletu

  • Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies
  • Affiliate Faculty, Center for Democratic Deliberation
  • Affiliate Faculty, Social Thought Program

Ana Cooke

  • Assistant Professor of Professional Writing
(814) 863-0261

Julian Darragjati

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Michael Don

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Richard Matthew Doyle

  • Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English
  • Affiliate Faculty, Information Science and Technology
  • Digital Director, Zebrapedia.org (Zebrapedia.psu.edu)
(814) 883-9597

Rosa A. Eberly, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences and English
(814) 863-0867

Jonathan P. Eburne

  • Professor of Comparative Literature, English, and French and Francophone Studies
(814) 863-0968

Caroline D. Eckhardt

  • Mary Jean and Frank P. Smeal Chair in Literary Theory and Comparative Criticism and Professor of Comparative Literature and English
  • Director, School of Global Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
(814) 863-4931

Robert R. Edwards

  • Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English and Comparative Literature
(814) 863-9642

Jonathan Fedors

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English
(814) 865-2085

Wil Fine

  • Lecturer in English, EFT
(814) 863-9276

Stephen M. Fonash

  • Lecturer in English

Michael Gadaleto

  • Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow

Debra Gardecki

  • Lecturer in English

Keith Gilyard

  • Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English and African American Studies
(814) 865-9123

Cheryl Glenn

  • Distinguished Professor of English and Women's Studies
  • Director, Program in Writing and Rhetoric (Awarded a 2013 CCCC Writing Program Certificate of Excellence)
(814) 863-0271

Sean X. Goudie

  • Director, Center for American Literary Studies
  • Associate Professor of English
(814) 865-3945

Emily Rolfe Grosholz

  • Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Philosophy, English, and African American Studies
(814) 865-1676

Teresa Hamilton

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English
(814) 865-1552

Debra Hawhee

  • McCourtney Professor of Civic Deliberation
  • Senior Scholar, McCourtney Institute for Democracy
  • Professor of English and of Communication Arts and Sciences
(814) 863-8678

Colin Hogan

  • Lecturer in English

Heather Holleman, PhD

  • Lecturer in English

Charlotte Holmes

  • Director of Creative Writing
  • Professor of English & Women's Studies

Albert Joseph Holtzinger, II

  • Lecturer in English
(814) 863-9281

Liz Holtzinger

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Abigail Houston

  • Lecturer - Rhetoric and Composition

Robert D. Hume

  • Evan Pugh University Professor of English
(814) 863-2344

Alison Condie Jaenicke

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English
  • Assistant Director of Creative Writing
  • Faculty Advisor, Kalliope Literary Journal
(814) 865-0009

Elizabeth Jenkins, Dr.

  • Associate Teaching Professor of English
(814) 863-9593

Rosemary J Jolly

  • Professor, Weiss Chair of the Humanities
(814) 865-1188

Leisha Jones

  • Assistant Professor of English
(814) 865-9414

Elizabeth Nicole Kadetsky

  • Associate professor/creative writing (fiction and nonfiction)

Verna Kale

  • Associate Editor, The Letters of Ernest Hemingway and
  • Assistant Research Professor of English
(814) 865-1879

Julia Spicher Kasdorf

  • Professor of English and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
(814) 865-0025

Talley V. Kayser

  • Lecturer in English
  • Program Director, Adventure Literature Series

Paul M. Kellermann

  • Teaching Professor of English
(814) 863-9583

Charity Ketz

  • Lecturer in English

Julie Rachel Knepp

  • Lecturer in English

Stan Hunter Kranc

  • Associate Teaching Professor of English
(814) 865-9243

Andrew Kuhn

  • Lecturer in English

Lewis C. Lazarow

  • Lecturer in English

Derek Lee

  • Lecturer in English

Jonathan Lehtonen

  • Lecturer in English

Brian Lennon

  • Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature
  • Director, Digital Culture and Media Initiative
(814) 865-6261

David Loewenstein

  • Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English and the Humanities
  • Director of Graduate Studies
(814) 863-3068

Adam Lupo

  • Associate Teaching Professor of English

Janet Lyon

  • Faculty-in-charge, Disability Studies Minor
  • Associate Professor of English and Women Studies
(814) 865-9681

Michael Maguire

  • Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in English

Lisa Mangini

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English

John Marsh

  • Associate Professor of English
  • Associate Head, English
(814) 863-2627

Leslie Robertson Mateer

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English
  • Digital Education Specialist, Penn State Digital English Studio

Andrew Maust

  • Lecturer in English

Elizabeth May

  • Associate Teaching Professor of English

Jacob Maynard

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Cynthia Marie Mazzant

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Shara McCallum

  • Liberal Arts Professor of English

Anne C. McCarthy

  • Assistant Professor of English

Faith Tibbetts McDonald, M.Ed.

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English
(814) 863-9330

Lisa McGunigal

  • Post Doctoral Teaching Fellow in English

Judith Lee McKelvey, Mx.

  • Associate Teaching Professor of English

Christine Meyer

  • Lecturer in English

Shirley Moody-Turner

  • Associate Professor of English and African American Studies
(814) 865-6855

Nina Morgan

  • Lecturer in English
(814) 863-9330

Karen-Elizabeth Moroski

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English
  • Coordinator of the Undergraduate Writing Center
(814) 865-0259

Mark S. Morrisson

  • Department Head
  • Professor of English
(814) 863-2626

Carla J. Mulford

  • Professor of English
  • Co-Director (with Christopher Reed), English Department Honors Program
  • Co-Director (with Marica Tacconi), PSU Committee for Early Modern Studies
  • Founding President, Society of Early Americanists
(814) 865-2082

Sharon A. Myers

  • Lecturer in English
(814) 865-6419

Jeffrey T. Nealon

  • Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English and Philosophy
(814) 865-3944

Kerry Newman

  • Lecturer in English
(814) 863-1446

Aldon Lynn Nielsen

  • The George and Barbara Kelly Professor of American Literature
(814) 865-0091

Rachel Elin Nolan, Ph.D.

  • Lecturer in English

Marcy L. North

  • Associate Professor of English
  • Penn State Representative to the Folger Shakespeare Library
(814) 865-9703

Steele Nowlin

  • Teaching Professor of English
(814) 863-2342

Jon Olson

  • Associate Professor of Writing in English and Scholar in Residence for Writing and Communication with Penn State Learning
  • Director, Graduate Writing Center
(814) 865-6383

Kristen Osborne Carroll

  • Lecturer in English
  • ENG 015, 202A

Elizabeth Parfitt

  • Associate Teaching Professor

Eduardo Pascual, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English
(814) 863-9331

Amanda Leigh Passmore-Ott

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English
  • Faculty Advisor, Rince na Leon

Kelsey Peterson

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Brendan Prawdzik

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English
(510) 684-8211

Matthew Burroughs Price

  • Post Doctoral Teaching Fellow in English
  • Edwin Erle Sparks Fellow, The Humanities Program (2011-2012)
  • Coordinator, Penn State Graduate Writing Center (2012-2013)
  • Predoctoral Fellow, Penn State Center for Humanities and Information (2015-2016)

Christopher Reed

  • Distinguished Professor of English, Visual Culture, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 865-4242

Matthew David Rockmore, PhD

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Jocelyn Rodal

  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Center for Humanities and Information

Gregg Rogers

  • Associate Director, Program in Writing and Rhetoric
  • Associate Teaching Professor of English
(814) 863-3754

Mary Catherine Rohrer-Dann

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English
(814) 865-6464

Kate Rosenberg, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English
(814) 404-2931

Manini Samarth

  • Associate Teaching Professor of English and Women's Studies

Amy Sattler

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Judy Scheidecker

  • Lecturer in English

John Schneider

  • Lecturer in English

Benjamin Schreier

  • Mitrani Family Professor of Jewish Studies
  • Professor of English and Jewish Studies
  • Director, Jewish Studies Program
  • Editor, /Studies in American Jewish Literature/
(814) 863-0146

Sydney Schumacher

  • Lecturer in English

Stuart A. Selber

  • Associate Professor of English
  • Director of Digital Education
  • Director of The Penn State Digital English Studio
  • Affiliate Professor of Information Sciences and Technology
(814) 863-8032

Mary Sellers

  • Lecturer in English
(814) 441-5832

Steve Shwartzer

  • Lecturer in English

Scott Thompson Smith

  • Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature
(814) 863-8670

Priscilla Sneff

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English
(814) 863-9296

Sandra Spanier

  • Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English and Women's Studies and
  • General Editor, Hemingway Letters Project
(814) 865-9702

K. Elizabeth Spillman

  • Lecturer in English

Anita Starosta

  • Associate Teaching Professor of English
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  • courses taught:
  • GLIS 101: Introduction to Globalization
  • GLIS 400: Seminar in Global & International Studies
  • ENGL 312: Globality and Literature
  • ENGL/WMNST 490: Women Writers & Their Worlds
  • CMLIT 110/JST 131: Jewish Literature: An International Perspective
  • POL 197: Elementary Polish I & II, Intermediate Polish

Lisa Sternlieb

  • Associate Professor of English
(814) 865-3947

Andrea Stout

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Garrett Sullivan

  • Liberal Arts Professor of English
(814) 863-0595

Leland Tabares

  • Postdoctoral Fellow in English

Christina Taheri

  • Lecturer in English

Toby Thompson

  • Associate Professor of English, emphasis Creative Nonfiction.
(814) 865-0026

Stacy Glen Tibbetts

  • Lecturer in English

Matt Tierney

  • Assistant Professor of English

Anne Triolo

  • Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Television Script Writing
  • Business Writing

Daniel Tripp

  • Digital Specialist
  • Associate Director, Digital Education
  • Managing Director, Digital English Studio
  • Lecturer in English
(814) 865-4385

Eric Vallee

  • Post Doctoral Teaching Fellow

Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor

  • Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) and English
  • Director of Undergraduate Programs in WGSS
  • President, The Society for Utopian Studies
(814) 867-0367

Lisa Rhue Warren

  • Lecturer in English

Lorena Waselinko

  • Teaching Professor of English
(814) 863-3066

Raymond Watkins, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Camille-Yvette Welsch

  • Teaching Professor of English

Casey Edward Wiley

  • Associate Teaching Professor of English

Rachael Lyon Wiley

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Melinda Page Wilkins

  • Associate Teaching Professor of English

Xiaoye You

  • Liberal Arts Professor of English and Asian Studies
  • English Honors Adviser
(814) 863-4533

Phillip Zapkin

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of English