Faculty Directory

Department Officers

Richard Rambuss

Chair

Ravit Reichman

Director of Graduate Studies

Rolland Murray

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Paul Armstrong

English Honors Advisor

Lawrence Stanley

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. 213
Phone: (401) 863-3726
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Timothy Bewes

Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 404
Phone: (401) 863-3733
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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
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Elizabeth Bryan

Associate Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 302
Phone: (401) 863-3745
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Stuart Burrows

Associate Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 202
Phone: (401) 863-3621
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Carol DeBoer-Langworthy

Senior Lecturer in English, Nonfiction Writing Program
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 322
Phone: (401) 863-9454
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James Egan

Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 201
Phone: (401) 863-3737
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Stephen Foley

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


Leela Gandhi

John Hawkes Professor of Humanities and English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 311
Phone: (401) 863-3735
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Olakunle George

Professor of English and Africana Studies
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 222
Phone: (401) 863-2879
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Adam Golaski

Visiting Lecturer in English, Nonfiction Writing Program
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 224
Phone: (401) 863-3751
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Philip Gould

Israel J. Kapstein Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 328
Phone: (401) 863-3736
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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
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Austin Jackson

Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 416
Phone: (401) 863-3744
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Lesley Jacobs

Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St. Rm. 402
Phone: (401) 863-3743
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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
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Jacques Khalip

Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 401
Phone: (401) 863-3725
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Daniel Kim

Associate Professor of English and Associate Professor of American Studies
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 203
Phone: (401) 863-3748
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James Kuzner

Associate Professor of English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 304
Phone: (401) 863-2111
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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
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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 and Director of Undergraduate 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
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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
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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
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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
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Lawrence Stanley

Distinguished Senior Lecturer in English,
Director of the Nonfiction Writing Program
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 330
Phone: (401) 863-3623
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Michael Stewart

Senior Lecturer in English, Nonfiction Writing Program
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 338
Phone: (401) 863-9268
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Elizabeth Taylor

Distinguished Senior Lecturer in English, Nonfiction Writing Program
Phone: (401) 965-8058
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Robert P. Ward

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

Mutlu Blasing

Professor Emerita of English
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John Emigh

Professor Emeritus of Theatre Arts & Performance Studies, and English
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Coppélia Kahn

Professor Emerita of English and Gender Studies
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Elizabeth Kirk

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

George Landow

Professor Emeritus of English
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George Monteiro

Professor Emeritus of English
[email protected]

Geoffrey Russom

Professor Emeritus of English
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Don Wilmeth

Professor Emeritus of Theater, Speech & Dance and English
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