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Michael Anesko

  • Professor of English and American Studies
(814) 865-9932

Michael Bérubé

  • Director, Institute for the Arts and Humanities and Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English
(814) 865-0495

Hester Blum

  • Associate Professor of English
  • President, C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists

Robert Burkholder

  • Associate Head and Associate Professor of English
(814) 865-6488

Robert L. Caserio

  • Professor of English, Comparative Literature, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 865-6409

Christopher Castiglia

  • Distinguished Professor of English and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 865-9034

Tina Chen

  • Associate Professor of English and Asian American Studies
  • Editor, Verge: Studies in Global Asias
(814) 863-9592

Ebony Coletu

  • Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies
  • Affiliate Faculty, Center for Democratic Deliberation

Rich Doyle

  • Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English
  • Affiliate Faculty, Information Science and Technology
  • Digital Director, Zebrapedia.org
(814) 883-9597

Jonathan Eburne

  • Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and English, and French and Francophone Studies
(814) 863-0968

Keith Gilyard

  • Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English and African American Studies
(814) 865-9123

Sean X. Goudie

  • Director of the Center for American Literary Studies and Associate Professor of English
(814) 865-3945

Debra Hawhee

  • Director of Graduate Studies; McCourtney Professor of Civic Deliberation; Senior Scholar, McCourtney Institute for Democracy; Professor of English and of Communication Arts and Sciences
(814) 863-3069

Kathryn Hume

  • Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English
(814) 863-2342

Rosemary J. Jolly

  • Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Weiss Chair of the Humanities
(814) 865-1188

Elizabeth Kadetsky

  • Assistant Professor of English

Julia Spicher Kasdorf

  • Professor of English and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Director of Creative Writing
(814) 865-0025

Brian Lennon

  • Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature; Director, Digital Culture and Media Initiative
(814) 865-6261

Janet Lyon

  • Associate Professor of English and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Faculty-in-Charge, Disability Studies Minor
(814) 865-9681

John Marsh

  • Associate Professor of English; Associate Head, English
(814) 865-4832

Shirley Moody-Turner

  • Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, English
(814) 863-9584

Mark Morrisson

  • Department Head and Professor of English
(814) 863-2626

Carla Mulford

  • Professor of English
  • Founding President, Society of Early Americanists

Jeffrey Nealon

  • Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English and Philosophy
(814) 865-3944

Aldon Nielsen

  • George and Barbara Kelly Professor of American Literature
(814) 865-0091

Benjamin Schreier

  • Associate Professor of English and Jewish Studies
  • Malvin and Lea Bank Early Career Professor of Jewish Studies
  • Director, Jewish Studies Program
  • Editor, Studies in American Jewish Literature

Jack Selzer

  • Paterno Family Liberal Arts Professor of Literature
(814) 865-0251

Linda Selzer

  • Associate Professor of English
(814) 865-3548

Sandra Spanier

  • Professor of English and Women's Studies
  • General Editor, Hemingway Letters Project
(814) 865-9702

Susan Squier

  • Brill Professor of English and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 863-3604

Matt Tierney

  • Assistant Professor of English

James L. W. West III

  • Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English
(814) 865-9445