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English Faculty

Full-Time Faculty

Fountain in the Winter

Faculty members teach, research, and publish in virtually every field of English, American, and postcolonial literatures as well as literary criticism, theory, cultural studies, and creative writing. Our particular strengths include medieval, early modern, 18th-century, and American literatures and cultures.

Faculty A-E

Andrew Albin
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Brandeis University
Areas of Interest: Medieval; Literary and Cultural Theory

Eva Badowska
Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences;
Associate Vice President, Arts and Sciences
Ph.D., Cornell University
Areas of Interest: 19th Century British; Literary and Cultural Theory; Film

Mary Bly
Professor; Chair
Ph.D., Yale University
Areas of Interest: Renaissance; Literary and Cultural Theory; Creative Writing

Frank Boyle
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Trinity College (Dublin)
Areas of Interest: 18th Century British; Literary and Cultural Theory

John Bugg
Professor; Director, Graduate Studies (DGS)
Ph.D., Princeton University
Areas of Interest: 18th Century British; 19th Century British

Edward Cahill
Professor
Ph.D., Rutgers University
Areas of Interest: Early American; Literary and Cultural Theory

Mark Caldwell
Professor
Ph.D., Harvard University
Areas of Interest: Renaissance; Modern American

Leonard Cassuto
Professor
Ph.D., Harvard University
Areas of Interest: Early and Modern American; Creative Writing

Crystal Colombini
Assistant Professor of English, Director of the Writing and
Composition Program at Lincoln Center, Director of the Lincoln Center Writing Center
Ph.D., University of Nevada Reno
Areas of Interest: Rhetoric and Writing

Daniel Contreras
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Stanford University
Areas of Interest: Modern American; Comparative and Postcolonial

Stacey D'Erasmo
Associate Professor
B.A. Barnard College; M.A. New York University
Areas of Interest: Creative Writing

Heather Dubrow
Professor; Rev. John Boyd, SJ Chair
Director, Reading Series, Poets Out Loud (POL)
Ph.D., Harvard University
Areas of Interest: Renaissance; Literary and Cultural Theory; Creative Writing

Shonni Enelow
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Areas of Interest: Modern American; Literary and Cultural Theory; Contemporary

Mary C. Erler
Distinguished Professor; Editorial Board, Traditio
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Areas of Interest: Medieval; Renaissance

Faculty F-K

Maria Farland
Associate Professor; Director of Placement and Professional Development, Graduate Studies (DPPD);
Editor, Studies in American Fiction
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Areas of Interest: Early American; Modern American; Literary and Cultural Theory

Anne Fernald
Professor; Special Advisor to the Provost for Faculty Development
Ph.D., Yale University
Areas of Interest: Modern British; Literary and Cultural Theory

Elisabeth Frost
Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Co-Director, Poets Out Loud (POL) and Editor, Book Prize Series
Areas of Interest: Modern American; Literary and Cultural Theory; Contemporary; Creative Writing

Sarah Gambito
Professor; Director of Creative Writing; Editor, Cura
MFA, Brown University
Areas of Interest: Comparative and Postcolonial; Contemporary; Creative Writing

Christopher GoGwilt
Professor
Ph.D., Princeton University
Areas of Interest: 19th Century and Modern British; Contemporary; Literary and Cultural Theory; Comparative and Postcolonial

Moshe Gold
Associate Professor; Director, Writing Program, Rose Hill; Co-Editor of Joyce Studies Annual; Editor, Rhetorikós
Ph.D., Columbia University
Areas of Interest: Modern British; Literary and Cultural Theory; Film.

Susan Greenfield
Professor
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Areas of Interest: 18th Century British

Glenn Hendler
Professor of English and American Studies
Ph.D., Northwestern University
Areas of Interest: Early American; Literary and Cultural Theory

Robb Hernández
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park
Areas of Interest: Latinx Literature; Visual Culture; Performance Studies, and Queer Theory

Anne Golomb Hoffman
Professor
Ph.D., Columbia University
Areas of Interest: Literary and Cultural Theory; Comparative and Postcolonial Theory; Contemporary

Eve Keller
Professor;
Director, Fordham College Honors (RH);
President, University Faculty Senate
Ph.D., Columbia University
Areas of Interest: Renaissance

James Kim
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Virginia
Areas of Interest: Modern American; Comparative and Postcolonial; 18th Century British

Julie Chun Kim
Associate Professor; Associate Chair, Rose Hill
Ph.D., Duke University
Areas of Interest: 18th Century British; Early American; Literary and Cultural Theory; Comparative and Postcolonial

Lawrence Kramer
Distinguished Professor; Editor, 19th-Century Music
Ph.D., Yale University
Areas of Interest: Literary and Cultural Theory

Faculty L-Z

Alexander Mindt
Advanced Lecturer
MFA, Columbia University
Areas of Interest: Creative Writing, Composition, Contemporary Literature

Corey McEleney
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Brown University
Areas of Interest: Renaissance; Literary and Cultural Theory

Thomas O'Donnell
Associate Professor of English and Medieval Studies; Co-Chair, Comparative Literature
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Areas of Interest: Medieval; Comparative and Postcolonial

Sasha Ann Panaram
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Duke University
Areas of Interest: African American Literature; Caribbean Literature; Performance Studies; Slavery Studies; Black Feminisms 

Lea Puljcan Juric
Advanced Lecturer
Ph.D., New York University
Areas of Interest: Renaissance

Kirk Quinsland
Advanced Lecturer
Ph.D., Fordham University
Areas of Interest: Renaissance; Medieval; queer theory; digital humanities

Rebecca Sanchez
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University at Buffalo
Areas of Interest: Modern American and British; Literary and Cultural Theory

Stuart Sherman
Professor
Ph.D., Columbia University
Areas of Interest: 18th Century British

Philip Sicker
Professor; Co-Editor of Joyce Studies Annual
Ph.D., University of Virginia
Areas of Interest: Modern British; Modern American; Literary and Cultural Theory

Stephen Hong Sohn
Professor; Thomas F.X. and Theresa Mullarkey Chair in Literature
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Areas on Interest: 20th Century American

Jordan Alexander Stein
Professor
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Areas of Interest: Early and Modern American; Literary and Cultural Theory

Elizabeth Stone
Professor
Ph.D., New York University
Areas of Interest: Creative Writing; Modern American

Dennis Tyler
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Areas of Interest: Modern American; Contemporary

Vlasta Vranjes
Assistant Professor; Associate Chair
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Areas of Interest: 19th Century British

Keri Walsh
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Princeton University
Areas of Interest: Modern British; Contemporary; Literary and Cultural Theory; Film

Suzanne Yeager
Professor
Ph.D., University of Toronto
Areas of Interest: Medieval

Sarah Zimmerman
Professor; Lincoln Center
Ph.D., Princeton University
Areas of Interest: 19th Century British

Faculty Emeriti

Martin Chase
Professor Emeritus of English
chase@fordham.edu

Richard Giannone
Professor Emeritus of English
giannone@fordham.edu

Charles Hallett
Professor Emeritus of English
hallett@fordham.edu

John P. Harrington
Professor Emeritus of English
jharrington15@fordham.edu

Constance W. Hassett
Professor Emerita of English
hassett@fordham.edu

Fawzia Mustafa
Professor Emerita of English
fmustafa@fordham.edu

Robert Wasserman
Associate Professor Emeritus
wasserman@fordham.edu

Jocelyn Wogan-Browne
Professor Emerita of English
woganbrowne@fordham.edu