Faculty

  • Frank Bidart

    Frank L. Bidart

    Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities; Professor of English

    B.A., University of California (Riverside); A.M., Harvard University

    An award-winning poet, Bidart was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Award.

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  • Margaret Cezair-Thompson

    Margaret Cezair-Thompson

    Senior Lecturer in English

    B.A., Barnard College; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., City University of New York

    Author of two novels and a screenplay. Fields: fiction-writing, screenwriting, postcolonial studies and modern British literature.

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  • Dan Chiasson

    Associate Professor of English

    B.A., Amherst College; Ph.D., Harvard University

    Poet and essayist.

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  • Susan L. Meyer

    Professor of English

    B.A., Johns Hopkins University; M.A., University of California (Los Angeles); M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

    Literary critic specializing in Victorian and American literature. Author of books for children.

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  • Marilyn Sides

    Marilyn Sides

    Senior Lecturer in English

    B.A., M.A., University of Utah; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

    Teaching focuses on creative writing, mainly fiction and travel writing.

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  • James Wallenstein

    James Wallenstein

    Newhouse Visiting Professor of Creative Writing

    B.A., Wesleyan University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

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