department of english

114 Swan Hall, 60 Upper College Road, Kingston, RI 02881

Main Office: 401.874.5931 - Graduate Office: 401.874.4663

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Full Time Faculty

Associate Professor

British and European Modernism; Critical Theory; Philosophy and Literature

401.874.4432, Office: 308G Swan


Victorian Literature and Culture; Literary and Cultural Theory; Psychoanalysis

401.874.7437, Office: 208A Swan

Professor, Affiliated Professor of Gender and Women's Studies

Creative Writing; American Literature; Literature and Medicine; Sound Studies

401.874.4678, Office: 308A Swan

Associate Professor

Creative Writing; Avant-Garde and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics; Italian American, Translation, and Ethnic Studies

401.874.9499, Office: 308B Swan

Professor, Director of Graduate Studies

Medieval Studies; Translation Studies; Issues of Periodization and Secularism

401.874.2016, Office: 109 Swan

Associate Professor

Restoration and 18th Century Literature, Culture, and Philosophy; Aesthetic Theory; Romanticism

401.874.4683, Office: 308E Swan Hall, Office Hours: Mondays & Wednesdays, By

Associate Professor

Critical/Cultural Theories in 19th Century American Literature and Culture; Urban Studies; American Studies

401.874.4670, Office: 308F Swan

Professor, Affiliated Professor of Film Media, Joint Appointment in Africana Studies

Postcolonial Studies; Third World Film; African and African American Novel, Drama, and Poetry

401.874.4661, Office: 148 Swan

Associate Professor, Affiliated Professor of Gender and Women's Studies

British and Continental Romanticism; Critical Theory; Poetry and Poetics; Aesthetic Theory

401.874.5556, Office: 175D Swan

Associate Professor, Director of GSLIS

Law and Literature; Contemporary U.S. Ethnic Literature; American Studies; Film & Television; Gender Studies

401.874.4682, Office: 308C Swan

Professor, Affiliated Professor of Film Media

Contemporary Literature and Culture; Popular and Digital culture; Holocaust Studies; American Studies; Critical Theory, Philosophy, and Rhetoric.

401.874.4011, Office: 175B Swan

Assistant Professor

Asian American Literature & Performance; Critical Race Studies; Modern & Contemporary Theater; Performance Studies; Critical Theory

401.874.5931, Office: 208D Swan

Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Advisor

Creative Writing

401.874.5692, Office: 114C Swan

Professor, English and Gender & Women’s Studies

American Literature; Poetry and Poetics; Feminist Theory

401.874.2566, 257 Chafee Social Science

Associate Professor

Director, Rumowicz Literature of the Sea Lecture/Seminar Series; American Literature

401.874.7880, Office: 308D Swan

Professor Emerita

Author of Reading, Learning, Teaching Toni Morrison

401.874.9018, Office: 208B Swan


20th Century and Contemporary British Literature and Culture; Film; Postcolonial Theory and Literature; Cultural studies, Theory, and Philosophy

401.874.4685, Office: 175C Swan

Professor, Affiliated Professor of Gender and Women's Studies, and Film Media, Undergraduate Advisor

British and European Modernism; Film and Culture; Gender, Race, Sexuality, Urban Politics

401.874.9467, Office: 108 Swan

Associate Professor, Department Chair

Shakespeare; Science and Literature

401.874.9501, Office: 114A Swan

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