Faculty & Staff

  • Senior Lecturer in Writing and Anthropology

    B.A., Wilfred Laurier University (Waterloo, ON); M.A., Ph.D., McMaster University (Hamilton, ON)

    Research focuses on experimental ethnography, anthropology of exchange, Iceland, Micronesia and the Faroe Islands, as well as island cultural ecology and ghost towns.

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  • Lecturer in the Writing Program

    B.A., Georgetown University; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

    My research and teaching explores the literature and art of social movements, migration and immigration, historical memory, and public history. 

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  • Senior Lecturer in the Writing Program

    B.A., Dickinson College; M.A., University of Sussex (Brighton, England); Ph.D., University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

    Interested in modern and contemporary American literature, the cultural study of science and technology, gender and women's writing, academic and professional writing, and film criticism and theory.

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  • Senior Lecturer in the Writing Program

    A.B., Harvard College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

    Specialist in twentieth-century British and Irish literature; writer.

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  • Senior Lecturer in the Writing Program

    B.A., Haverford College; Ph.D., Yale University

    I am director of the Writing Program and a senior lecturer in writing.

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  • Visiting Lecturer in the Writing Program

    B.A., Wellesley College; M.S., St. John's University; M.A., Ph.D., Tufts University

    Black speculative fiction, Afrofuturism, Black feminism, representations of Haiti and the Haitian diaspora, and Black freedom practices

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  • Visiting Lecturer in the Writing Program

    B.A., Kenyon College; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

    Modern poetry, poetics, and the avant-garde; radical cultures and social movements; literary institutions; the literary history of labor and class

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  • Visiting Lecturer in Italian Studies

    B.A., Moody Theological Seminary; M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Boston College

    My major research interests are in Dante studies, Neoplatonism, medieval vernacular literature, apocalyptic and eschatological texts, political theology, and the thought of Augustine and its modern reception.

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  • Associate Professor of Economics and Writing

    B.S.F.S., Georgetown University; Ph.D., Stanford University

    Development economist with interest in Africa and labor markets; interest in economics pedagogy and active learning; writing across the curriculum

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Faculty Emeriti