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Undergraduate Catalog 2011

Faculty Details for English

Chair

Jessica Berman
A.B., Princeton University, 1983; M.A., The University of Chicago, 1986; Ph.D., 1993

Professors

Raphael Falco
B.A., Columbia University, 1977; M.A., 1985; Ph.D., New York University, 1990
Lucille McCarthy
B.A., Stanford University, 1966; M.A.T., University of Chicago, 1968; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1985

Professor of the Practice

Christopher Corbett
B.S., Northwestern University, 1973

Assistant Professors

Helen Burgess
B.A., Victoria University of Wellington, 1994; M.A., 1997; Ph.D., West Virginia University, 2003
Lindsay DiCuirci
B.A., Cedarville University, 2004; M.A., The Ohio State University, 2006; Ph.D., 2010
Jennifer Maher
B.A., Miami University, 1995; M.A., 1999; Ph.D., Iowa State University, 2006
Jody Shipka
B.A., Loyola University Chicago, 1997; M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999; Ph.D., 2005
Orianne Smith
B.A., Bennington College, 1986; M.A., Loyola University Chicago, 1999; Ph.D., 2005

Senior Lecturers

Michael Fallon
B.A., University of Baltimore, 1973; M.A., New Mexico State University, 1981
Robin Farabaugh
A.B., Wellesley College, 1973; M.A., Cornell University, 1978; Ph.D., 1985
Carol Fitzpatrick
B.A., University of North Carolina, 1973; M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1974
Interests: Composition and rhetoric, American literature
Gail Orgelfinger
B.A., The George Washington University, 1972; A.M., The University of Chicago, 1973; Ph.D., 1978

Lecturers

Ryan Bloom
B.A., University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2003; M.F.A., American University, 2006
Brian Dunnigan
B.A., University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1999; M.A., Literature, American University, 2001
Nicole Pekarske
B.A., University of Maryland, College Park, 1994; M.F.A., University of Virginia, 1996; Ph.D., University of Missouri, 2003
Holly Sneeringer
B.A., University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1994; M.S., Towson University, 2002

Editor

Mary Hickernell
B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University, 1965; M.L.A., Johns Hopkins University, 1975

Professors Emeriti

J. Leeds Barroll
A.B., Harvard University, 1950; M.A., Princeton University, 1955; Ph.D., 1956
Joan Korenman
B.A., Brandeis University, 1963; M.A., Harvard University, 1964; Ph.D., 1970

Associate Professors Emeriti

Kenneth Baldwin
B.A., University of Detroit, 1964; M.A., 1966; M.A., The Johns Hopkins University, 1968; Ph.D., 1970
William Edinger
B.A., Stanford University, 1963; M.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1964; Ph.D., 1969
Lawrence Lasher
B.A., Newark College of Rutgers University, 1959; M.A., University of Maryland, College Park, 1962; Ph.D., 1965

Associate Professor

Jean Fernandez
B.A., University of Madras (India), 1976; M.A., 1978; M.Phil., 1987; Ph.D., The University of Iowa, 2001
Piotr Gwiazda
B.A., Southern Connecticut State University, 1996; M.A., New York University, 1998; Ph.D., 2001
Kathryn McKinley
B.Phil., Pennsylvania State University, 1980; M.A., University of Toronto, 1984; Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1992
Michele Osherow
B.A., Carnegie Mellon University, 1988; M.A., University of Maryland, College Park, 1994; Ph.D., 2000

Instructor

Linda R. Harris
B.A., University of Maryland, College Park, 1971; M.A., 1973
Mitzi Mabe
B.A., University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1974; M.S., The Johns Hopkins University, 1977; M.S., 1980
Anthony McGurrin
B.A., University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1974; M.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1975

Director, Writing & Rhetoric

Sally Shivnan
B.A., University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1995; M.F.A., George Mason University, 1999

Instructor Emerita

Linda Benson
B.A., Oklahoma State University, 1970; M.A., 1972