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English & Philosophy Faculty

Name | Title | Contact Research | Teaching Interests Department | Center
Stacey Ake
Associate Teaching Professor of Philosophy
5055 MacAlister Hall
sea29@drexel.edu
215.895.6819

Ethics, Semiotics, Existentialism

Department of English and Philosophy
Peter Amato
Director, Programs in Philosophy; Teaching Professor of Philosophy
5030 MacAlister Hall
peterama@drexel.edu
215.895.1353

Ethics; Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy in Literature

Department of English and Philosophy
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Jan Armon
Associate Teaching Professor of English
5038 MacAlister Hall
jan.armon@drexel.edu
215.895.1961
Department of English and Philosophy
Dr. Valarie Arms
Professor of English
5047 MacAlister Hall
armsvm@drexel.edu
215.895.2444

Rhetoric and Composition

Department of English and Philosophy
Dr. Richard Astro
Department Head; Provost Emeritus; Distinguished Professor of English
5064 MacAlister Hall
astro@drexel.edu

20th Century American Fiction; 18th Century British Poetry; Sports and Social Issues

Department of English and Philosophy
Kenneth Bingham
Teaching Professor of English
5058 MacAlister Hall
kenneth.bingham@drexel.edu
215.895.2441

Freshman Writing; Engineering Ethics; Literature of Baseball

Department of English and Philosophy
Valerie Booth
Assistant Teaching Professor of English
5064 MacAlister Hall
vab42@drexel.edu
215.895.2583
Department of English and Philosophy
Dr. Raymond Brebach
Associate Professor of English
5049 MacAlister Hall
brebach@drexel.edu
215.895.2446

Modern British Fiction; The Novel; Textual Studies

Department of English and Philosophy
Andre Carrington, PhD
Assistant Professor of English
5056 MacAlister Hall
profcarrington@drexel.edu
215.571.4344
Department of English and Philosophy
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Associate Professor of Philosophy
5031 MacAlister Hall
catudal@drexel.edu
215.895.2719

Philosophy, Epistemology, Aesthetics

Department of English and Philosophy
Dr. Paula Cohen
Distinguished Professor of English; Dean of the Pennoni Honors College; Co-Editor of the Journal of Modern Literature; Host of The Drexel InterView
5046 MacAlister Hall
cohenpm@drexel.edu
215.895.1266

Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century English and American Literature; Film Studies

Department of English and Philosophy
Albert DiBartolomeo
Co-Director, Drexel Publishing Group; Teaching Professor of English
5026 MacAlister Hall
dibartoa@drexel.edu
215.895.1301

Creative Fiction and Nonfiction Writing

Department of English and Philosophy
Dan Driscoll
Associate Teaching Professor of English; Associate Director, Writing Center
5030 MacAlister Hall
dwd27@drexel.edu
215.571.3793
Department of English and Philosophy
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Assistant Teaching Professor of English
5062 MacAlister Hall
ake25@drexel.edu
215.895.6833
Department of English and Philosophy
Nomi Eve
Assistant Teaching Professor

nae28@drexel.edu
Department of English and Philosophy
Lisa Farley
Associate Teaching Professor of English
5059 MacAlister Hall
dimaiola@drexel.edu

English as a Second Language

Department of English and Philosophy
Robert Finegan
Associate Teaching Professor of English
5058 MacAlister Hall
fineganr@drexel.edu
215.895.2441

Freshman Writing; Technical and Creative Writing

Department of English and Philosophy
Alexis Finger
Associate Teaching Professor of English
109 Language and Communication Center
fingerag@drexel.edu
215.895.6818

Speech Education

Department of English and Philosophy
Valerie Fox
Founding Editor, Press 1; Associate Teaching Professor of English
5023 MacAlister Hall
valerie.fox@drexel.edu
215.895.4364

Twentieth Century Drama; Modern and Contemporary American Poetry; Freshman Writing

Department of English and Philosophy
Edward Fristrom
Associate Teaching Professor of English
5039 MacAlister Hall
ecf35@drexel.edu
215.895.1824

Writing Studies

Department of English and Philosophy
Marilyn Piety Foley
Associate Professor of Philosophy
5032 MacAlister Hall
marilyn.piety@drexel.edu
215.895.2879

History of Philosophy; Ethics; Critical Reasoning; Kierkegaard

Department of English and Philosophy
Keunah Han headshot
Assistant Teaching Professor of English
5055 MacAlister Hall
kh529@drexel.edu
215.895.6819
Department of English and Philosophy
Nathan Hanna
Assistant Professor
5034 MacAlister Hall
nth34@drexel.edu
Department of English and Philosophy
Cassandra Hirsch
Assistant Teaching Professor
109GL Drexel Plaza
cjh72@drexel.edu
(215) 571-4528
Department of English and Philosophy
Gabriella Ibieta
Associate Professor of English
5033 MacAlister Hall
ibietag@drexel.edu
215.895.6959

Comparative Literature; Cuban and Latin American Fiction

Department of English and Philosophy
Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Henry Israeli
Assistant Teaching Professor; Associate Director, Certificate in Writing and Publishing
103B Stratton Hall
hpi22@drexel.edu
(215) 571-4364
Department of English and Philosophy
Kirsten Kaschock
Assistant Teaching Professor of English
Stratton 103C
kjk42@drexel.edu
215.571.3446
Department of English and Philosophy
Adam Knowles, PhD
Assistant Teaching Professor of Philosophy
5034 MacAlister Hall
ajk358@drexel.edu
215.895.2433
Department of English and Philosophy
Miriam Kotzin headshot
Founding Editor, Per Contra; Professor of English
5048 MacAlister Hall
kotzinmn@drexel.edu
215.895.2445

American Literature; Genre Studies; Creative Writing; Communications

Department of English and Philosophy
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Professor of English
5029 MacAlister Hall
mandelsr@drexel.edu
215.895.1822

Freshman Writing; Technical Writing; Speech; American Literature

Department of English and Philosophy
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Coordinator of English Senior Projects; Associate Teaching Professor of English
5039 MacAlister Hall
deirdre.h.mcmahon@drexel.edu
215.895.2703
Department of English and Philosophy
Kathleen McNamee
Associate Teaching Professor of English
5064 MacAlister Hall
mcnameek@drexel.edu
215.895.2583

Nineteenth-Century American Literature; British Modernism; Freshman Writing

Department of English and Philosophy
Carol Mele
Associate Teaching Professor of Philosophy
5062 MacAlister Hall
carol.anne.mele@drexel.edu
215.895.6833
Department of English and Philosophy
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Assistant Teaching Professor
5054 MacAlister Hall
mm3595@drexel.edu
(215) 895-6854
Department of English and Philosophy
Harriet Millan
Director, Certificate Program in Writing and Publishing; Associate Teaching Professor of English
103A Stratton Hall
millanhl@drexel.edu
215.895.6485
Department of English and Philosophy
Assistant Teaching Professor of English
109GL Drexel Plaza
jrm378@drexel.edu
(215) 571-4528
Department of English and Philosophy
Christopher Nielson
Assistant Department Head; Director of Programs in English; Teaching Professor of English
5037 MacAlister Hall
christopher.nielson@drexel.edu
215.895.6994

Shakespeare; Renaissance Drama & Literature; Dramatic Literature; Freshman Writing

Department of English and Philosophy
Karen Nulton
Director, Writing Assessment; Associate Teaching Professor of English
5042 MacAlister Hall
ksn27@drexel.edu
215.895.2440
Department of English and Philosophy
Flavia Padovani
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
5034 MacAlister
fp72@drexel.edu
215.895.2433

Interplay between science and philosophy in the early twentieth century, the nature of scientific principles, the structure of scientific theories and theory change, and problems surrounding the intertwined themes of measurement and coordination

Department of English and Philosophy
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Dr. Emilie Passow
Director, Certificate Program in Medical Humanities; Associate Teaching Professor of English and Judaic Studies
5038 MacAlister Hall
emilie.passow@drexel.edu
215.895.1961

Medical Humanities, Jewish Studies

Department of English and Philosophy
Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Margene Petersen
Instructor
5059 MacAlister Hall
mlp59@drexel.edu
Department of English and Philosophy
Abioseh Porter
Professor of English; Editor, JALA, Journal of the African Literature Association
5050 MacAlister Hall
abiosehp@drexel.edu
215.895.2448

Comparative Literature; Postcolonial Literatures

Department of English and Philosophy
Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Donald Riggs
Teaching Professor of English
5037 MacAlister Hall
riggsda@drexel.edu
215.895.6994

Science Fiction; Renaissance Literature; Creative Writing; Freshman Writing

Department of English and Philosophy
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Associate Teaching Professor of English
5054 MacAlister Hall
donna.l.rondolone@drexel.edu
215.895.6854

Medieval Literature; Arthurian Legend; Freshman Writing

Department of English and Philosophy
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Associate Teaching Professor of English
5063 MacAlister Hall
gor22@drexel.edu
215.895.6391

Law, Communications, Composition

Department of English and Philosophy
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American Literature Editor, Rocky Mountain Review of Language and Literature; Professor of English
5028 MacAlister Hall
saarda@drexel.edu
215.895.6913

Early American Literature; Race and Gender Studies

Department of English and Philosophy
Sheila Sandapen
Assistant Teaching Professor
5040 MacAlister Hall
sfs34@drexel.edu
215.895.5888
Department of English and Philosophy
Fred Siegel
Director, First-Year Writing Program; Teaching Professor of English
5063 MacAlister Hall
siegelf@drexel.edu
215.895.6484

Popular Theater; Dramatic Literature, Creative Non-Fiction; Freshman Writing

Department of English and Philosophy
Dr. Andrew Smith
Assistant Professor
5041 MacAlister Hall
afs52@drexel.edu
215.895.2434

Philosophy of Sustainability, Social and Political Philosophy, American Philosophy

Department of English and Philosophy
Center for Science, Technology and Society
Scott Stein
Founding Editor, When Falls the Coliseum: a journal of American culture (or lack thereof); Teaching Professor of English
5026 MacAlister Hall
sstein@drexel.edu
215.895.1301

Creative Writing; Freshman Writing

Department of English and Philosophy
Elizabeth Thorpe
Assistant Teaching Professor
103B Stratton Hall
ejt29@drexel.edu
215.895.6905

Creative Writing; Freshman Writing

Department of English and Philosophy
Eva Thury
Associate Professor of English
5035 MacAlister Hall
thury@drexel.edu
215.895.1711

Literature, Computer Science

Department of English and Philosophy
Kathleen Volk Miller
Co-Editor, PBQ; Co-Director, Drexel Publishing Group; Teaching Professor of English
5036 MacAlister Hall
kathleen.r.volkmiller@drexel.edu
215.895.1303

Creative Writing

Department of English and Philosophy
Associate Director, First-Year Writing Program; ESL Coordinator; Assistant Teaching Professor
5059 MacAlister Hall
mv396@drexel.edu
Department of English and Philosophy
Scott Warnock
Director, Drexel Writing Center; Director, University Writing Program; Associate Professor of English
0032B MacAlister Hall
sjwarnock@drexel.edu
215.895.0377

Technology and Composition

Department of English and Philosophy
Hazel Cooper-Watts
Associate Teaching Professor of English
5058 MacAlister Hall
wattsra@drexel.edu
215.895.2441

Creative Writing; Freshman Writing

Department of English and Philosophy
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Associate Teaching Professor of English
5023 MacAlister Hall
rw346@drexel.edu
215.895,4364
Department of English and Philosophy
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Assistant Teaching Professor
5040 MacAlister Hall
avw22@drexel.edu
215.895.5888
Department of English and Philosophy
Jennifer Yusin
Associate Professor of English
5013 MacAlister Hall
jyusin@drexel.edu
215.895.6778

Postcolonial Literature

Department of English and Philosophy
Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages