Carol Ann JohnstonProfessor of English, Martha Porter Sellers Chair of Rhetoric and the English Language (1990).East College Room email@example.com
Sharon J. O'BrienProfessor of English and American Studies, James Hope Caldwell Professor of American Cultures (1975).Denny Hall Room 316(717) 245-1497 | firstname.lastname@example.org
| Visit Web SiteB.A., Radcliffe College, 1967; M.A., Harvard University, 1969; Ph.D., 1975.Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, 1985-1986.Sharon O'Brien teaches interdisciplinary courses in the American Studies and English Departments, looking at the multiplicity of American cultures through the lenses of race, class, gender, and ethnicity. The author of a biography of Willa Cather and of a family memoir, she is now teaching and writing memoir and personal essay. Teaching and research interests include the politics of memory; illness and narrative; and lifewriting.
Thomas L. Reed, Jr.
(on sabbatical 2013-14)
Professor of English (1977).East College Room 306(717) 245-1216 | email@example.com
| Visit Web SiteB.A., Yale University, 1969; M.A., University of Virginia, 1971; Ph.D., 1978.Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 1997-1998.His field is medieval literature, with special emphasis on Chaucer and Marie de France. Other research interests include the Victorian novel and film adaptations of classic English and American texts. He is the author of two books -- "Middle English Debate Poetry and the Aesthetics of Irresolution" and "The Transforming Draught: 'Jekyll and Hyde,' Robert Louis Stevenson, and the Victorian Alcohol Debate" - and he is currently working on an historical novel about Stevenson.
K. Wendy MoffatProfessor of English (1984).East College Room 408(717) 245-1499 | firstname.lastname@example.org
| Visit Web SiteB.A., Yale University, 1977; M.A., 1979; M.Phil., 1981, Ph.D., 1986.Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 1994-1995.Her teaching interests include modernism, literature and sexuality, biography, and literary theory. Her biography, A Great Unrecorded History: A New Life of E. M. Forster, received the Biographer's Club Prize in 2010 and was runner-up for the PEN Biography Prize in 2011.
B. Ashton NicholsProfessor of English Language and Literature; Walter E. Beach '56 Distinguished Chair in Sustainability Studies (1988).Kaufman Building-192 East College-305(717) 245-1359 | email@example.com
| Visit Web SiteB.A., University of Virginia, 1975; M.A., 1979; Ph.D., 1984.Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, 1992-1993. Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 1993-1994.His fields include 19th- and 20th-century British literature and contemporary ecocriticism, with emphasis on Romantic poetry and American nature writing. He also teaches courses in nature writing. His current research focuses on Romantic natural history, 1750-1850 and urbanatural roosting.
Carol Ann JohnstonProfessor of English, Martha Porter Sellers Chair of Rhetoric and the English Language (1990).East College Room 410(717) 245-1268 | firstname.lastname@example.org
| Visit Web SiteB.A., Baylor University, 1978; M.A., 1980; M.A., Harvard University, 1983; Ph.D., 1992.Her teaching interests include literature of the Early Modern period, poetry workshop, and Southern Women Writers. Her current research investigates subjectivity and agency in seventeenth-century English poetry. She has written a book on Eudora Welty and is working on a manuscript placing poet Thomas Traherne in the context of seventeenth-century visual traditions.
(Director, Norwich Humanities Program in England, 2013-15)
Associate Professor of English, Writer-in-Residence (1996).East College Room 307(717) 245-1847 | email@example.com
| Visit Web SiteB.A., Webster University, 1989; M.F.A., University of Arkansas, 1994. Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 2001-2002.She teaches beginning and advanced workshops in fiction, as well as modern and contemporary literature classes that focus heavily on form and technique. Her recent published work includes a collection of short stories, a novel, and non-fiction essays for magazines and anthologies.
Adrienne SuAssociate Professor of English, Poet-in-Residence (2000).East College Room 404(717) 245-1346 | firstname.lastname@example.org
| Visit Web SiteB.A., Radcliffe College, 1989; M.F.A., University of Virginia, 1993.Her central course offerings include creative writing (poetry), The Craft of Poetry, and Writing about Food and Culture. Recipient of a 2007 National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, she is the author of three books of poems, 'Middle Kingdom' (1997), 'Sanctuary' (2006), and 'Having None of It' (2009).
David M. Ball
(on leave 2013-15)
Associate Professor of English (2007).East College Room 401(717) 245-1116 | email@example.com
| Visit Web SiteB.A., Stanford University, 1998; M.A., Princeton University, 2003; Ph.D., 2007.His interests in questions of American modernism, popular culture, and minority and oppositional responses to the American experience have shaped his research on the meanings of success and failure in American prose literature. In the coming semesters, he plans to teach classes in contemporary literary theory, the American short story, graphic novels, and the shape of twenty-first-century American literature.
Claire SeilerAssistant Professor of English (2010).East College Room 403(717) 245-1921 | firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., Middlebury College, 2002; M.Phil., Trinity College, Dublin, 2004; Ph.D., Stanford University, 2010.Professor Seiler's current book project is "Midcentury Suspension," a new literary history of the transatlantic mid-20th century. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Twentieth-Century Literature, Modernism/modernity, and Contemporary Literature. Her courses include Modern Women Writing War, Poetry of the Mad Men Era, and The Generational.
Siobhan K. PhillipsAssistant Professor of English (2011).East College Room 409(717) 245-1729 | email@example.com
| Visit Web SiteB.A., Yale University, 1999; M.Phil., Oxford University, 2001; M.A., University of East Anglia, 2002; Ph.D., Yale University, 2007.She teaches and writes about poetry, modernism, and contemporary literature, particularly American literature of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Her book, The Poetics of the Everyday: Creative Repetition in Modern American Verse, was published by Columbia University Press in 2010. Her current project examines the ethical and political implications of poets' letters in the post-war period. She has published poems and essays in Harvard Review, Modernism/modernity, PMLA, Southwest Review, Twentieth Century Literature, and other journals.
Jacob Sider Jost
(on leave 2013-14)
Assistant Professor of English (2011; 2013).East College Room 309(717) 254-8950 | firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., Goshen College, 2002; B.A., University of Oxford, 2005; M.A., 2009; Ph.D., Harvard University, 2011.Sider Jost's research and teaching interests include the long eighteenth century, Shakespeare, Austen, and Hume. His first book, Prose Immortality, 1711-1819, is forthcoming from the University of Virginia Press, where it won the 2012 Walker Cowen Memorial Prize. He has work published or forthcoming in ELH, SEL, Modern Intellectual History, and elsewhere.
Poulomi SahaAssistant Professor of English (2011; 2012).East College Room 310(717) 254-8952 | email@example.com
| Visit Web SiteB.A., Mount Holyoke College, 2004; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2011.Saha's teaching and research interests include postcolonial studies, queer and feminist theory, psychoanalysis, ethnic American literature, and film. Her current book project, "Imperial Attachments: Gender, Nation, and the Sciences of Subjectivity in Colonial and Postcolonial Bengal" examines the intimate relationship between imperial discourses that gave birth to the modern, gendered political subject and forms of anticolonial resistance. Her work has been published in "The Journal of Modern Literature," "differences," and elsewhere.
Gregory SteirerAssistant Professor of English and Film Studies (2013).East College Room 407(717) 254-8095 | firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A. University of Pennsylvania, 2001; Ph.D., 2010.Professor Steirer's teaching and research interests include film and television, cultural economics, media industries, popular narrative genres, and audio culture. His current book-length project examines the growth of narrative-based intellectual property and the changes it has wrought to traditional processes of narrative creation and consumption. He currently serves as a researcher for the Connected Viewing Initiative of the Carsey-Wolf Center in Santa Barbara and his most recent scholarship has appeared or is forthcoming in the journals Postmodern Culture and Creative Industries. In the coming semesters, he plans to teach courses on Hollywood, superheroes, television, film theory, and video games.
Elise LevineVisiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (2013).East College Room 307(717) 254-8097 | email@example.com
B.A., University of Toronto, 1989; M.F.A., Vermont College of Fine Arts, 2008.Levine teaches introductory and advanced fiction writing. She also teaches literature courses focusing on the craft and forms of fiction. The recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, her published works include the story collection Driving Men Mad and the novel Requests and Dedications.
Leah OrrVisiting Assistant Professor of English (2013).East College Room 309(717) 254-8101 | firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., University of Washington, 2007; M.A., Pennsylvania State University, 2009; Ph.D., 2013.Orr's teaching and research interests include eighteenth-century British literature, book history, women writers, and the classical tradition in English. Her work has been published in Philological Quarterly, Modern Language Review, The Library, and elsewhere. Both in her scholarship and in the classroom, Orr emphasizes the connections between literature in its historical contexts and its applications to the modern world.
Martha SchoolmanVisiting Assistant Professor of English (2013).East College Room 401(717) 254-8096 | email@example.com
A.B., University of Chicago, 1992; M.A., University of Texas-Austin, 1996; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2005.Martha Schoolman is a scholar and teacher of US literature, principally of the nineteenth century. She is particularly interested in the intersections among literary aesthetics, philosophy, and social reform movements, especially those advocating the abolition of slavery and Native American sovereignty. She has held fellowships at the Society for the Humanities at Cornell University and at the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts. She is co-editor of the essay collection "Abolitionist Places" (Routledge, 2013). Her first monograph, "Abolitionist Geographies," will be published in 2014 by University of Minnesota Press. She is at work on a second book on activism and advocacy in the Emersonian tradition.
Darrach S. DolanAdjunct Faculty in EnglishEast College Room 308(717) 245-1219 | firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., Trinity College, Dublin, 1988; R.S.A., The Language Center of Ireland, 1988; M.F.A., University of Iowa, 2000.
Sarah KershAdjunct Faculty in the Writing Program and First-Year Seminar Program East College Room email@example.com
| Visit Web SiteB.A., Muhlenberg College, 2003; M.A., Vanderbilt University, 2006; Ph.D., 2010.
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