Current Faculty and Staff
Associate Professor of English and Director of Africana Studies

Areas of Focus:

Contemplative intelligence, post-colonial literatures, South African and African-American literature
 

Email: 
lbeard [at] brynmawr.edu
Phone: 
610-526-5318
Professor of English

Areas of Focus:

Eighteenth Century British literature, history of English poetry, landscape studies

Email: 
pbriggs [at] brynmawr.edu
Phone: 
610-526-5311
On leave: 
semester II
Director of the Writing Center and Lecturer in English
Email: 
jcallaghan [at] brynmawr.edu
Phone: 
610-526-5302
Term Professor of English

Areas of Focus:

Feminist theories and narrative traditions; revisionary work in the canon of American literatures; the intersections between science and literature

Email: 
adalke [at] brynmawr.edu
Phone: 
610-526-5308
Assistant Professor of English
Email: 
cgordon1 [at] brynmawr.edu
Phone: 
610-526-5413
Assistant Professor of English and Co-Director of Latin American, Iberian and Latina/o Studies

Areas of Focus:

Latina/o literary and cultural productions; contemporary U.S. literatures; trans-national American studies

Email: 
jharfordva [at] brynmawr.edu
Phone: 
610-526-5309
K. Laurence Stapleton Professor of English

Areas of Focus:

Literature of English Renaissance, poetry of all periods, literature and the visual arts

Email: 
ehedley [at] brynmawr.edu
Phone: 
610-526-5307
On leave: 
semester I
Senior Lecturer in English and Director of Writing

Areas of Focus:

Writing pedagogy; Twentieth-century American drama

Email: 
ghemmete [at] brynmawr.edu
Phone: 
610-526-5301
Instructor in English
Email: 
blitsinger [at] brynmawr.edu
Phone: 
610-526-7745
Lecturer in English and the Emily Balch Seminars
Email: 
mruben [at] brynmawr.edu
Phone: 
610-526-7567
Associate Professor of English

Areas of Focus:

Nineteenth-Century American literatures & cultures; American Indian literatures & cultures

Email: 
bschneid [at] brynmawr.edu
Phone: 
610-526-5319
Associate Professor of English

Areas of Focus:

Literature and culture of fourteenth-century England; ancient, medieval, and contemporary early modern travel literature; medieval legal procedure

Email: 
jktaylor [at] brynmawr.edu
Phone: 
610-526-5314
Chair and Associate Professor of English

Areas of Focus:

Nineteenth-century British literature and culture; queer studies; nineteenth-century communication technologies; history of sexuality; critical and cultural theory; food studies

Email: 
kthomas [at] brynmawr.edu
Phone: 
610-526-5305
Academic Administrative Assistant, English
Email: 
bthompson [at] brynmawr.edu
Phone: 
610-526-5306
Mary E. Garrett Alumnae Professor of English

Areas of Focus:

Twentieth-century literature, economics, and sexuality; modernism and mass politics; film studies

Email: 
mtratner [at] brynmawr.edu
Phone: 
610-526-5315
On leave: 
semester I
Emeritus Faculty
Mary E. Garrett Alumnae Professor Emeritus of English and Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature

Areas of Focus:

Romantic and Victorian literature, literary theory, cultural memory, urban novel

Email: 
cbernste [at] brynmawr.edu
Professor Emeritus of English
Email: 
smberwind [at] brynmawr.edu
Professor Emeritus of English
Email: 
sddean [at] brynmawr.edu
Professor Emeritus of English
Email: 
tjackson [at] brynmawr.edu
Professor Emeritus of English
Email: 
jkramer [at] brynmawr.edu