Faculty Directory

Department Officers

Richard Rambuss

Chair

Ravit Reichman

Director of Graduate Studies

Olakunle George

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Paul Armstrong

English Honors Advisor

Lawrence Stanley

Co-Director of the Nonfiction Writing Program

Jonathan Readey

Co-Director of the Nonfiction Writing Program

Catherine Imbriglio

Nonfiction Honors Advisor

Faculty


Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman

Associate Professor of American Studies and English
Office: American Studies
(71 George St.) Rm. 306
Phone: (401) 863-2896
[email protected]

Amanda Anderson

Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Humanities and English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 424
Phone: (401) 863-3275
[email protected]

Paul Armstrong

Professor of English and Honors Advisor in English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 420
Phone: (401) 863-3734
[email protected]

Mary-Kim Arnold

Visiting Lecturer in English, Nonfiction Writing Program
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 334
Phone: (401) 863-9266
[email protected]

Timothy Bewes

Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 404
Phone: (401) 863-3733
>[email protected]

Tracy Breton

Clarence Raymond Adams and Rachel Blodgett Adams Visiting Professor of English, Nonfiction Writing Program
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 216
Phone: (401) 863-3749
[email protected]

Elizabeth Bryan

Associate Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 302
Phone: (401) 863-3745
[email protected]

Stuart Burrows

Associate Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 202
Phone: (401) 863-3621
[email protected]


Bruce Butterfield

Visiting Lecturer in English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 216
Phone: (401) 863-3749
[email protected]


Rana Dasgupta

Distinguished Visiting Lecturer and Writer-in-Residence in English
Office: Watson Institute,
111 Thayer St., Room 226
Phone:
[email protected]

Carol DeBoer-Langworthy

Senior Lecturer in English, Nonfiction Writing Program
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 322
Phone: (401) 863-9454
[email protected]


James Egan

Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 201
Phone: (401) 863-3737
[email protected]


Philip Eil

Visiting Lecturer in English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 216
Phone: (401) 863-3749

Stephen Foley

Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 303
Phone: (401) 863-3746
[email protected]

Brett Gamboa

Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 416
Phone: (401) 863-3744
[email protected]


Leela Gandhi

John Hawkes Professor of Humanities and English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 311
Phone: (401) 863-3735
[email protected]

Olakunle George

Professor of English and Africana Studies and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 222
Phone: (401) 863-2879
[email protected]


Adam Golaski

Visiting Lecturer in English, Nonfiction Writing Program
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 224
Phone: (401) 863-3751
[email protected]

Philip Gould

Israel J. Kapstein Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 328
Phone: (401) 863-3736
[email protected]

Ed Hardy

Visiting Lecturer in English, Nonfiction Writing Program
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 313
Phone: (401) 863-9175
[email protected]

Catherine Imbriglio

Senior Lecturer in English, Nonfiction Writing Program, and Honors Advisor, Nonfiction Writing Program
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 426
Phone: (401) 863-3740
[email protected]


Austin Jackson

Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 334
Phone: (401) 863-9266
[email protected]


Lesley Jacobs

Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St. Rm. 402
Phone: (401) 863-3743
[email protected]

Stacy Kastner

Associate Director,
Writing Center
Office: SciLi 506
Phone: 863-6264
[email protected]

Tamar Katz

Associate Professor of English and Associate Professor of Urban Studies
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 301
Phone: (401) 863-1959
[email protected]

William Keach

Professor Emeritus of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 208
Phone: (401) 863-3742
[email protected]

Jacques Khalip

Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 401
Phone: (401) 863-3725
[email protected]

Daniel Kim

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

James Kuzner

Associate Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 304
Phone: (401) 863-2111
[email protected]

Kevin McLaughlin

Dean of the Faculty
George Hazard Crooker Professor of English, Comparative Literature, and German Studies
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 211
Phone: (401) 863-3705
[email protected]

Thomas Mooney

Visiting Lecturer in English, Nonfiction Writing Program
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 216
Phone: (401) 863-3749
[email protected]

Rolland Murray

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

Deak Nabers

Associate Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 422
Phone: (401) 863-3266
[email protected]


Karen Newman

Owen Walker Professor of Humanities and Professor of Comparative Literature and Professor of English
Office:Marston Hall, Rm. 107
Phone: (401) 863-6332


Ben Parker

Assistant Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 336
Phone: (401) 863-3739
[email protected]


Alissa Quart

Adjunct Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 334
Phone: (401) 863-9266
[email protected]


Kevin Quashie

Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 428
Phone: (401) 863-3434
[email protected]

Melinda Rabb

Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 332
Phone: (401) 863-3750
[email protected]

Richard Rambuss

Chair, Professor of English and Nicholas Brown Professor of Oratory and Belles Lettres
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 220
Phone: (401) 863-3732
[email protected]


Dixa Ramirez

Assistant Professor of American Studies and English
Office: American Studies
(71 George St.) Rm. 303
Phone: (401) 863-2896
[email protected]

Jonathan Readey

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

Marc Redfield

Professor of English and Professor of Comparative Literature
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 340
Phone: (401) 863-3624
[email protected]

Ravit Reichman

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

Ralph Rodriguez

Professor of American Studies and English
Phone: (401) 863-7995
[email protected]

Ellen Rooney

Royce Family Professor of Teaching Excellence and Professor of Modern Culture & Media, English, and Gender Studies
Office: Modern Culture & Media (155 George Street) Rm. 105
Phone: (401) 863-2152

Phil Rosen

Professor of Modern Culture & Media and Professor of English
Office: Modern Culture & Media
(155 George St.) Rm. 206
Phone: (401) 863-2380

Elizabeth Rush

Visiting Lecturer in English, Nonfiction Writing Program
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 401A
Phone: (401) 863-9298
[email protected]

Kate Schapira

Senior Lecturer in English, Nonfiction Writing Program
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 204
Phone: (401) 863-3622
[email protected]


Ada Smailbegovic

Assistant Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 308
Phone: (401) 863-3738
[email protected]

Lawrence Stanley

Distinguished Senior Lecturer in English,
Co-Director of the Nonfiction Writing Program
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 330
Phone: (401) 863-3623
[email protected]

Michael Stewart

Senior Lecturer in English, Nonfiction Writing Program
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 338
Phone: (401) 863-9268
[email protected]

Elizabeth Taylor

Distinguished Senior Lecturer in English, Nonfiction Writing Program
Phone: (401) 965-8058
[email protected]

Theresa Warburton

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in American Studies and English
Office: Dyer House,
150 Power St., Room 110
Phone: (401) 863-1125
[email protected]

Robert P. Ward

Visiting Lecturer in English, Nonfiction Writing Program
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 206
Phone: (401) 863-3727
[email protected]

Emeriti

Mutlu Blasing

Professor Emerita of English
[email protected]

John Emigh

Professor Emeritus of Theatre Arts & Performance Studies, and English
[email protected]

Coppélia Kahn

Professor Emerita of English and Gender Studies
[email protected]

Elizabeth Kirk

Professor Emerita of English and Israel J. Kapstein Professor Emerita of English
[email protected]

George Landow

Professor Emeritus of English
[email protected]

George Monteiro

Professor Emeritus of English
[email protected]

Geoffrey Russom

Professor Emeritus of English
[email protected]

Don Wilmeth

Professor Emeritus of Theater, Speech & Dance and English
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