Contact Us

Department Officers (2021-22)

Richard Rambuss

Chair, Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm 103
Phone: (401) 863-3728
[email protected]

Ravit Reichman

Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 310
Phone: (401) 863-3562
[email protected]

Daniel Kim

Associate Professor of English and Associate Professor of American Studies
Associate Director of Graduate Studies and Director of Graduate Admissions
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 203
Phone: (401) 863-3748
[email protected]

Rolland Murray

Associate Professor of English and
Africana Studies
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 418
Phone: (401) 863-9174
[email protected]

Emily Hipchen

Senior Lecturer in English and Director, Nonfiction Writing Program
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 402
Phone: (401) 863-3624
[email protected]

Jonathan Readey

Senior Lecturer in English,
Associate Director, Nonfiction Writing Program
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 324
Phone: (401) 863-9263
[email protected]

Jacques Khalip

Professor of English and Honors Advisor in English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 401
Phone: (401) 863-3725
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Kate Schapira

Senior Lecturer, Nonfiction Honors Advisor
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 204
Phone: (401) 863-3622
[email protected]



Administrative Staff

Marianne Costa

Coordinator of Academic Operations
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 101
Phone: (401) 863-2394
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Lorraine Mazza

Manager of Graduate Studies
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 101A
Phone: (401) 863-3730 
[email protected]

Marilyn Netter

Executive Officer
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 101B
Phone: (401) 863-3729
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Ellen Viola

Office Coordinator
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 101
Phone: (401) 863-2393
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