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English Literature Courses (358)
English Theories and Methods Courses (359)
English Creative Writing Courses (351)
English Film Studies Courses (354)
English Composition and Writing Courses (355)
English for Academic Purposes Courses (356)
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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 Programs of Study and Courses for Liberal Arts and Sciences Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses English  


(English: Creative Writing 351, English: Film Studies 354, English: Literature 358, English: Theories and Methods 359, English: Composition and Writing 355; English: As a Second Language 356)

Department of English, School of Arts and Sciences

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Chair: Meredith McGill
Undergraduate Director: Brad Evans
Director of Writing Program: Jonah Sigel
Distinguished Professors:

Mark Doty, B.A., Drake; M.F.A., Goddard
William Galperin, A.B., Chicago; A.M., Ph.D., Brown
Lauren Goodlad, B.A., Cornell; M.A., New York; Ph.D., Columbia
Leah Price, A.B., Harvard; Ph.D., Yale
Jonah Siegel, B.A., Middlebury College; Ph.D., Columbia
Evie Shockley, B.A., Northwestern; J.D., Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., Duke
Rebecca L. Walkowitz, A.B., Radcliffe College (Harvard); M.A., Sussex (UK); Ph.D., Harvard
Carolyn Williams, B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., Virginia

Emily C. Bartels, B.A., Yale; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard
Ann Baynes Coiro, B.A., George Washington; M.A., Ph.D., Maryland
Elin Diamond, B.A., Brandeis; M.A., Ph.D., California (Davis)
Brad Evans, B.A., Cincinnati; M.A., Ph.D., Chicago
Lynn Festa, B.A., Yale; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Thomas Fulton, B.A., Wisconsin; Ph.D., Yale

David Kurnick, A.B., Harvard; Ph.D., Columbia

Allan Punzalan Isaac, B.A., Williams College; Ph.D., New York
Colin Jager, B.A., Calvin College; Ph.D., Michigan
Meredith McGill, B.A., Williams College; M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins
Richard E. Miller, B.A., St. John's; M.A., Massachusetts (Boston); Ph.D., Pittsburgh
Kurt Spellmeyer, B.A., Virginia; Ph.D., Washington
Michelle Stephens, B.A., SUNY (Stony Brook); M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale
Henry Turner, B.A., Wesleyan; M.A., Sussex (UK); Ph.D., Columbia
Maurice Wallace, A.B., Washington; Ph.D., Duke
Nancy Yousef, A.B., Harvard; Ph.D., Columbia
Associate Professors:

Matthew Buckley, A.B., Princeton; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia
Sandy Flitterman-Lewis, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Martin Gliserman, B.A., Colby College; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana
Andrew Goldstone, A.B., Harvard; Ph.D., Yale
Christopher Iannini, B.A., Colby College; M.A., Johns Hopkins; Ph.D., CUNY
Olabode Ibironke, B.A., M.A., Obafemi Awolowo (Nigeria); M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State
Greg Jackson, B.A., B.S., Oregon State; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)
Ann Jurecic, A.B., Bryn Mawr College; M.A.T., Brown; Ph.D., Princeton
Ryan James Kernan, B.A., Princeton; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)
Stacy S. Klein, B.A., Dartmouth; M.A., Sussex (UK); Ph.D., Ohio State
Jeffrey Lawrence, B.A., Amherst; Ph.D., Princeton
Ronald Levao, B.A., Rutgers; M.A., Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Dana Luciano, A.B. Brown; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell
Mukti Mangharam, B.A., York (UK); M.Phil., Cambridge; Ph.D., Cornell
Carter Mathes, B.A., Virginia; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Sarah Elliott Novacich, B.A., Brandeis; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale
Stéphane Robolin, B.A., Tulane; M.A., Ph.D., Duke
Larry Scanlon, B.A., Brandeis; M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins
Sean Silver, B.A., Claremont McKenna College; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)
Abigail Zitin, B.A., Cambridge; B.A., Columbia; Ph.D., Ohio
Assistant Professors:

Kristin Grogan, B.A., M.A., University of South Wales (UK); D.Phil., Oxford
Imani Owens, B.A., Rutgers; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia
Professor of Professional Practice:

David Orr, B.A., Princeton; J.D., Yale
Associate Teaching Professors:

Jonathan Bass, B.A., Columbia; Ph.D., Rutgers

Patricia Bender, B.S.S., Bristol (UK); Ph.D., London School of Economics
Paul Blaney, B.A. New College, Oxford; M.F.A., Oregon

Lynda Dexheimer, B.A., Rutgers; M.Sc., London School of Economics, Ed.D., Rutgers

Donald Dow, B.A., College of William and Mary; M.A., George Mason; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers

Nicole Houser, B.A., Penn State; M.Ed. Frostburg State; Ph.D., Indiana (Pennsylvania)

Miriam Jaffe, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers

Annie King, B.A., St. Mary's College; Ph.D., Saint Louis

William Magrino, B.A., SUNY (Albany); M.A., College of Staten Island; Ph.D., Indiana (Pennsylvania)

Regina Masiello, B.A., M.A., Rutgers, Ph.D. Rutgers

Susan Miller, B.A., Virginia; M.F.A., New York

Carl Nelson, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers

Joshua November, B.A., Binghamton; M.F.A., Pittsburgh

Deborah Allen, B.A., Toronto; Ph.D., Rutgers

Anthony Alms, B.A., Wisconsin; M.M., Boston; Ph.D., CUNY

Brie Ashley, B.A., M.F.A., Michigan

Brian Becker, B.A., George Washington; M.A., Chicago; Ph.D., Rutgers

Paul Bielecki, B.A., Temple; M.A., Ohio
Arete Bouhlas, B.A., Monmouth; M.C.I.S., Rutgers

Tracy Budd, B.A., M.A., Rutgers

Donna Cantor, B.A., CUNY; M.B.A., Pace

Adam Dalva, B.A., Swarthmore College, M.F.A., New York University

Alex Dawson, B.A., Rutgers; M.F.A., Bennington
Mark DiGiacomo, B.A., George Washington; M.A., Sussex (UK); M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers

Michael Duffy, B.A., DuPauw; M.F.A., Rutgers

Joanna Fuhrman, B.A. University of Texas, M.F.A., University of Washington
Debra Keates, B.A., Yale; M.A., Johns Hopkins

Erin Kelly, B.A., Yale; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers

Dawn Lilley, B.A., Oakland; M.A., Rutgers

Jacqueline Loeb, B.A., SUNY (Binghamton); M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers
Joann Messina, B.A., J.D., Rutgers
Peter Morrone, B.A., Colgate; M.A., Brooklyn College; Ph.D., Mississippi

Emily Renaud, B.S., M.S., Southern Oregon State College; M.S., Rutgers

George Schroepfer, B.A., M.L.S., Kean 

The Friend, B.A., Boston College, M.A. Boston University, M.F.A. Columbia University

Brendon Votipka, B.A., Muhlenberg; M.F.A., Rutgers

John Warren, B.A., M.A., Rutgers

Madeline Zehala, B.A., Caldwell College; M.A., Seton Hall 
Teaching Instructors:

Haemee Ahn, B.S., M.A., Western Michigan; M.Ed., College of New Jersey

Janet Ansine, B.A., Kean; M.S., Purdue Global

Ian Bignall, B.A., Sara Lawrence College; M.A., Oxford; M.A., Rutgers

Sara Blomquist, B.A., Rutgers; M.F.A., Temple 

Jennifer Bryan, B.A., Nebraska (Lincoln); M.F.A., Bowling Green State; Ph.D., Nebraska (Lincoln)

Mark Buchan, B.A., Cambridge; Ph.D., Michigan

Jualianne Camarda, B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers

Mihaela Carla Caponegro, B.A., Rutgers; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton

Natalie DeSorbo, B.A., Rutgers; M.Ed., College of New Jersey

Heba Elkhateeb, B.A., Cairo University (Egypt); M.Ed., Ed.D., Tennessee State

Julie Flynn, B.A., Rutgers; M.A., Drew

Agnieszka Goeller, B.S., B.A., Wayne State; M.A., Rutgers

Fiona Hu, B.A., Ed.M., Rutgers

Paul Hufker, B.F.A., Webster; M.F.A., Brooklyn College

Jordanco Jovanoski, B.A., Rutgers; M.A., Ph.D., New School

Mark Keitges, B.S., Texas Christian; M.Ed., North Texas; M.Ed., Seattle; M.A., New York; Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

Demetri Lallas, B.A., Iowa; M.A., Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

Reagan Lothes, M.Phil., Ph.D., City University of New Jersey

Michael Masiello, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers

Jacqueline McDaniel, B.A., Rutgers; M.A., Seton Hall 

Peter Molin, B.A., Virginia; M.A., California (Berkeley); Ph.D., Indiana

Raluca Musat, B.B.A., CUNY (Baruch College); M.A., Ph.D., CUNY

Kathryn Narramore, B.A., James Madison; M.A., Alabama; Ph.D., CUNY

Mary Jane Oltarzewski, B.A., Rutgers; J.D., New York Law School

Francesco Pascuzzi, B.A., Universita Roma Tre (Italy); Ph.D., Rutgers

Sara Perryman, B.A., California (Berkeley); M.A., Rutgers

Matthew Phillips, B.A., Maryland; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers

Abigail Reardon, B.A., Massachusetts (Amherst); M.A., Rutgers

Alexander Solomon, B.A., Rice; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers

Sarbani Vengadasalam, M.Phil., Madras (India); Ph.D., Poona (India)

Daniel Walsh, B.A., Muhlenberg College; M.F.A., Columbia 

Simon Wickhamsmith, B.A., London; M.A., Ph.D., Washington

Alicia Williams, B.A., Wisconsin (Madison); M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers

Qisi Zhang, B.A., Shenyang Normal (China); M.A., Liaoning (China); M.Ed., Bloomsburg; Ph.D., Indiana (Pennsylvania)
Executive Director of the Writing Program:

Lynda Dexheimer, B.A., Rutgers; M.Sc., London School of Economics and Political Science, Ed.D. Rutgers

Associate Directors of the Writing Program:

Mark DiGiacomo, B.A., George Washington; M.A., Sussex (UK); M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers

Donald Dow, B.A., College of William and Mary; M.A., George Mason; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers

Faculty Emeriti:

John Belton, B.A., Columbia; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard
Wesley Brown, B.A., City University of New York; MA., SUNY (Oswego)

Abena Busia, B.A., M.A., St. Anne's College (Oxford); Ph.D., St. Anthony's College (Oxford)
Harriet Davidson, B.A., Texas (Austin); M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt
Marianne DeKoven, B.A., Radcliffe; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford
Richard Dienst, A.B., California (Berkeley); Ph.D., Duke
William C. Dowling, B.A., Dartmouth; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard
Kate Ellis
Marcia Ian, B.A. Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D, Virginia
Myra Jehlen[KS4] , B.A., The City University of New York; Ph.D., Berkeley
Richard Koszarski, B.A., Hofstra; Ph.D., New York
John Kucich, B.A., California (Santa Cruz); M.A., Ph.D., SUNY (Buffalo)
Robert Kusch, B.A., Valparaiso; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern
George Levine
John A. McClure, B.A., Tufts; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford
Michael McKeon, B.A., Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia
Jacqueline T. Miller, B.A., Rochester; M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins
Alicia S. Ostriker, B.A., Brandeis; M.A., Ph.D., Wisconsin
Barry V. Qualls, B.A., Florida State; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern
Dianne F. Sadoff, B.A., Oberlin College; M.A., Oregon State; Ph.D., Rochester (MA)
Carol H. Smith, B.A., Ohio Wesleyan; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan
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