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Faculty and Staff

English Literature Faculty

Eric Song

Associate Professor and Chair

English Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6223
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 204

Betsy Bolton

Alexander Griswold Cummins Professor of English

On Leave Fall 2022

English Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8153
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 205
Elizabeth Bolton

Rachel Sagner Buurma

Co-director, Aydelotte Foundation

Associate Professor, English

Aydelotte Foundation

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8666
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 302
  3. Parrish W201
  4. Office Hours:

    Wednesday 12:30-2 in LPAC 302 and by appointment.

Lara Cohen

Associate Professor

On Leave Spring 2023

English Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-6843
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 305
  3. Office Hours:

    Tue 11:30-1 and by appointment

Natalie Mera Ford

Assistant Professor, Multilingual Writing Specialist

Interim Director of the Writing Associates Program '22-'23

Writing Associates Program

English Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5540
  2. Trotter Hall 104

Anthony Foy

Associate Professor

English Literature

Black Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-6867
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 207
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Alba Newmann Holmes

Director of the Writing Associates Program; Assistant Professor in English

On sabbatical leave for academic year 2022-2023

Writing Associates Program

English Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6110
  2. Trotter Hall 103

Nora Johnson

Professor

English Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8188
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 303
  3. Office Hours:

    Tue 4-5, Fri 11 - 12:30 and by appointment

Sara Bryant

Visiting Assistant Professor

English Literature

Contact

  1. Lang Performing Arts Center

Ryan Ku

Visiting Assistant Professor

English Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8152
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 307
  3. Office Hours:

    Th 4:00–5:30 p.m.

Ryan Ku

Bakirathi Mani

Professor, Department of English Literature

Co-Director, Asian American Studies

English Literature

Tri-College Asian American Studies

Gender and Sexuality Studies

Asian Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8132
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 307

Donna McKeever

Administrative Assistant

English Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8152
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 202
  3. Office Hours:

    Fall 2022:
    M-Th 8:30-4:30 (in the office)
    F 8:30-4:30 (remote)

Donna McKeever

Shailen Mishra

Visiting Assistant Professor

Interim Multilingual Writing Specialist '22-'23

Writing Associates Program

English Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5641
  2. Trotter Hall 105

 

 

Chinelo Okparanta

Associate Professor of English Literature and Director of the Creative Writing Program

English Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8152
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 306
  3. Office Hours:

    By Appointment.

Sangina Patnaik

Associate Professor

On Leave Fall 2022

English Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8150
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 304
  3. Office Hours:

    Tue 11:15-1:15

Peter Schmidt

William R. Kenan Jr., Professor

English Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8156
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 206
  3. Office Hours:

    Tues and Thurs 11:15 to 12:00 
    and by appointment.
    (in person or via Zoom)

Val Smith

President

President's Office

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8314
  2. Parrish Hall E236S
Valerie Smith

Craig Williamson

Professor, The Alfred H. and Peggi Bloom Professorship

English Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8154
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 203
Craig Williamson

Nat Anderson

The Alexander Griswold Cummins Professorship of English

Emerita English Literature

Contact

Nathalie Anderson

English Literature Staff