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101 North Merion Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899
Phone: (610) 526-5306
Fax: (610) 526-7477

Bryn Thompson, Administrative Assistant

Faculty and Staff


Linda-Susan Beard
Associate Professor
Contemplative Intelligence
Post-Colonial Literatures
South African Literatures
African-American Literature
English House 208, x5318

On leave 2015-2016



Carol Bernstein. Ph.D.

Mary E. Garret Alumnae Professor Emerita
Research Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Romantic and Victorian Literature, Literary Theory
Cultural Memory, Urban Novel


Peter M. Briggs
, Ph.D.
Eighteenth Century British Literature
History of English Poetry
Landscape Studies
English House 210, x5311


Anne F. Dalke
, Ph.D.
Term Professor of English and Gender Studies
Ecological Re-imaginings and Environmental Activism
Emergent Pedagogies and Assessment Practices
Disability Studies
Feminist Theory and Narrative Traditions
Revisionary Work in the Canon of American Literatures
English House 205, x5308


Jennifer Harford Vargas, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor
Latina/o Literary and Cultural Productions
Contemporary U.S. Literatures
Trans-National American Studies
English House 211, x5309


Jane Hedley
, Ph.D.
K. Laurence Stapleton Professor of English
Literature of English Renaissance
Poetry of all periods
Literature and the visual arts
English House 200, x5307


Gail Hemmeter,
Senior Lecturer in English
Director of Writing
Director of Emily Balch Seminar
English House 204  x5301


Betty Litsinger
Director of Multilingual Writing
English House 212 x 7745

Hoang Tan Nguyen
, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Director of Film Studies
Queer Experimental Film and Video
Asian American Visual Culture
New Media Studies
Video Production
English House 202, x5403

Prof Schneider

Bethany Schneider
, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Nineteenth-Century American Literatures & Cultures
American Indian Literatures & Cultures
English House 214, x5319

JTaylor Jamie Taylor, Ph.D.
Medieval English Literature and Culture
Late Medieval Law
Critical and Cultural Theory
English House 213, x5314

Kate Thomas

Kate Thomas, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Chair
Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Culture
Queer Studies
Nineteenth-Century Communication Technologies
History of Sexuality
Critical and Cultural Theory
Food Studies
English House 203, x5305


Bryn Thompson
Administrative Assistant
English House 100, x5306

Michael Tratner
, Ph.D.
Mary E. Garrett Alumnae Professor of English

Twentieth-Century Literature, Economics, and Sexuality
Modernism and Mass Politics
Film Studies
English House 206, x5315


Emily Weissbourd, Ph.D
Visiting Professor
16th- and 17th-century English and Spanish literature
Shakespeare and early modern drama
Race in renaissance literature and culture
English House 202, x5478