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Robert Alderman

  • Lecturer in English

Carl Anderson, Ph.D.

  • Associate Teaching Professor in English

Randi Anderson

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in English

Rebecca Anderson, Ph.D.

  • Lecturer in English

Michael Anesko

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

Jim Ausherman

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

Jan Babcock

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in English

Oliver Baker

  • Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies

Brad Baumgartner

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in English

Nicholas J. Beishline

  • Lecturer in English

Kevin Bell

  • Associate Professor of English
(814) 865-2831

Hester Blum

  • Professor of English

Andrew Bode-Lang

  • Associate Teaching Professor in English

Rose Bohn

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in English

Claire M. L. Bourne

  • Assistant Professor of English
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies

Joseph Bueter

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

Michael Bérubé

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

Lauren Cameron

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in English

Suresh Canagarajah

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

Christopher Castiglia

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

Hsia-Ting Chang

  • Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in English

Jason Charnesky

  • Lecturer in English
(814) 865-2085

Tina Chen

  • Associate Professor of English and Asian American Studies
  • Founding Editor, Verge: Studies in Global Asias
  • Director, Global Asias Initiative
  • Director, English Department Mentoring Program
(814) 863-9592

Patrick Cheney

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

Christine Chichester,

  • Lecturer in English

Laurena Clemente

  • Lecturer in English

William J. Cobb

  • Professor of English
(814) 933-7673

Claire Colebrook

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

Ebony Coletu

  • Assistant Professor of African American Studies,
  • English, and African Studies

Christina Cook

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in English

Ana Cooke

  • Assistant Professor of English
(814) 863-0261

Julian Darragjati

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in 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

Courtney Dunn

  • Lecturer in English

Erica Durian

  • Lecturer in English

Rosa A. Eberly, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences and English
  • Director, Intercollege Minor in Civic and Community Engagement
  • Director, Undergraduate Studies, Department of Communication Arts and Sciences
(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; 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

Wil Fine

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

Jessica Fisher

  • Lecturer in English

Stephen M. Fonash

  • Lecturer in English

Gabrielle Foreman

  • Paterno Family Professor of American Literature and Professor of African American Studies and History

Anthony Franklin

  • Lecturer in English
(814) 865-9005

Michael Gadaleto

  • Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in English

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

Christian P Haines

  • Assistant Professor of English

Teresa Hamilton

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

Michael Hart, (he/him/his)

  • Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in English, 2019 - present
  • McCourtney Family Distinguished Graduate Fellow, 2013-2019

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

Heather Holleman, PhD

  • Lecturer in English

Charlotte Holmes

  • Professor of English & Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
(814) 470-1188

Albert Joseph Holtzinger, II

  • Lecturer in English
(814) 863-9281

Elizabeth Holtzinger

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in English

Abigail Houston

  • Lecturer in English

Christine Hughes

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in English
(814) 360-8815

Kevin Hulburt

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in English

Robert D. Hume

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

Alison Condie Jaenicke

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

Elizabeth Jenkins, Dr.

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

Rosemary J Jolly

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

Leisha Jones

  • Associate Teaching Professor in 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

  • Liberal Arts Professor of English
(814) 865-0025

Talley V. Kayser

  • Lecturer in English
  • Program Director, Adventure Literature Series

Paul M. Kellermann

  • Teaching Professor in English
(814) 863-9583

Charity Ketz

  • Lecturer in English

Brandon S. Killen

  • Lecturer in English
(814) 863-9583

Julie Rachel Knepp, BA, MA

  • Lecturer in English

Nanami Kobayashi

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in English
(814) 865-6419

Stan Hunter Kranc

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

Maxwell Larson

  • Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in English

Lewis C. Lazarow

  • Lecturer in English

Brian Lennon

  • 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 Faculty in English

Janet Lyon

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

Michael Maguire

  • Lecturer in English
(716) 801-0693

Lisa Mangini

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in English

Bradley Markle

  • Lecturer in English
  • Penn State University
  • Ph.D. Candidate, Literature and Criticism
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania

John Marsh

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

Leslie Robertson Mateer

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in English
  • Assistant Director, The Penn State Digital English Studio

Andrew Maust

  • Lecturer in English

Elizabeth May

  • Associate Teaching Professor in English

Jacob Maynard

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in English

Cynthia Marie Mazzant

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in English

Shara McCallum

  • Liberal Arts Professor of English

Faith Tibbetts McDonald, M.Ed.

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

Judith Lee McKelvey, Mx.

  • Associate Teaching Professor in English
(814) 933-6915

Christine McMullin

  • Lecturer in English
  • Unite Brotherhood of Carpenters Work Studies instructor
  • Project Manager, Microsoft
(917) 399-5336

Erin Miele

  • Lecturer in English
(570) 991-2201

Shirley Moody-Turner

  • Co-Director, Center For Black Digital Research, #DigBlk
  • Associate Professor of English and African American Studies
(814) 863-2767

Nina Morgan

  • Lecturer in English
(814) 863-9330

Mark S. Morrisson

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

Carla J. Mulford

  • Professor of English
  • and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • Co-Advisor, English Honors Program
(814) 865-2082, but prefer email

Gerardo M Muniz Villalon

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in English

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

Marcy L. North

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

Steele Nowlin

  • Teaching Professor in English
  • Internship Coordinator
(814) 863-2342

Kristen Osborne Carroll

  • Lecturer in English
  • ENG 015, 202A

Elizabeth Parfitt

  • Associate Teaching Professor
  • Scholar in Residence in Writing and Communication, Penn State Learning

Eduardo Pascual, Ph.D.

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

Amanda Leigh Passmore-Ott

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

Kelsey Peterson

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in English

Britta Petrich

  • Lecturer in English

Brendan Prawdzik

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

Christopher Reed

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

Robert Reichle

  • Associate Teaching Professor in English

Erica Young Reitz

  • Lecturer in English

Matthew Rockmore, PhD

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in English

Gregg Rogers

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

Kate Rosenberg, Ph.D.

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

Manini Samarth

  • Associate Teaching Professor in English and Women's Studies

Amy Sattler

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in English

John Schneider

  • Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in English

Benjamin Schreier

  • Mitrani Family Professor of Jewish Studies
  • Professor of English and Jewish Studies
  • Editor, /Studies in American Jewish Literature/
(814) 863-1724

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

  • Associate Teaching Faculty in English
(814) 441-5832

Steve Shwartzer

  • Lecturer in English

David Sidore

  • Teaching Professor in English
(814) 863-9087

Scott Thompson Smith

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

Priscilla Sneff

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in 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

Anita Starosta

  • Associate Teaching Professor in English
  • English | Global and International Studies | German and Slavic Languages and Literatures

Cheryl Sterling

  • Associate Professor of English
  • Program Head, African Studies
(814) 865-8425

Lisa Sternlieb

  • Associate Professor of English and Jewish Studies
(814) 865-3947

Andi Stout

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in English

Garrett Sullivan

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

Christina Taheri

  • Lecturer in English
(814) 863-9087

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 in English
  • Television Script Writing
  • Business Writing

Daniel Tripp

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

Ashleigh Wade

  • Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies

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

Lorena Waselinko

  • Teaching Professor in English
(814) 863-3066

Raymond Watkins, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in English

Camille-Yvette Welsch

  • Teaching Professor in English

Amy Cooper White

  • Lecturer in English

Casey Edward Wiley

  • Associate Teaching Professor in English

Rachael Lyon Wiley

  • Associate Teaching Professor in English

Nathaniel A. Windon

  • Lecturer in English

Xiaoye You

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

Phillip Zapkin

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in English