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English Language & Literature BA - Faculty

 

Core Literature Faculty:

Peter Benson, Professor of English
Degree: Ph.D., State University of New York, Stony Brook
Specialties: American literature, African literature, world literature

Matthieu Boyd, Assistant Professor of English
Degree: Ph.D., Harvard University
Specialties:ancient and medieval literature; multilingual British and Irish literature; oral tradition; history of English; Celtic language; French; College Writing

Nandita Ghosh, Assistant Professor of English
Degree: Ph.D., Fordham University.
Specialties: postcolonial fiction and theory, poststructuralist discourse, culture studies, contemporary world literature, 19th and 20th century British literature, studies in narratives, environment, development, & modernity

Marilyn Rye, Professor of English; Associate Provost, College at Florham
Degree: Ph.D., Rutgers University
Specialties: writing, native American writers, detective fiction

 

Language Faculty Teaching in the Literature Program:

Patricia Bazan-Figueras, Professor of Spanish/Literature
Degree: Ph.D., New York University
Specialties: Spanish and Latin American literatures and culture

Laureano Corces, Professor of Spanish/Literature
Degree: Ph.D., New York University
Specialties: Spanish literature and culture; modern Spanish drama

Gloria Pastorino, Assistant Professor of Italian and French/Literature
Degree: Ph.D., Harvard University
Specialties: Italian literature and culture, modern and contemporary European drama, French language and literature, comparative literature



Creative Writing Faculty Teaching in the Literature Program:

David Daniel, Assistant Professor of English, Creatve Writing; Director, B.A. in Creative Writing
Degree: M.F.A., University of Virginia
Specialties: poetry writing, poetry studies

René Steinke, Associate Professor of English, Creative Writing
Degree: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
Specialties: fiction writing, contemporary literature