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English & Philosophy Faculty

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Stacey Ake
Stacey Ake Contact
Co-Director, Certificate Program in Medical Humanities; Associate Teaching Professor of Philosophy
5023 MacAlister Hall
sea29@drexel.edu
215.895.6819
Research & Teaching Interests

Ethics, Semiotics, Existentialism

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

Ethics; Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy in Literature

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Jan Armon
Jan Armon Contact
Associate Teaching Professor of English
5038 MacAlister Hall
jan.armon@drexel.edu
215.895.1961
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Dr. Valarie Arms
Dr. Valarie Arms Contact
Professor Emeritus

armsvm@drexel.edu
Research & Teaching Interests

Rhetoric and Composition

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
Dr. Richard Astro
Dr. Richard Astro Contact
Provost Emeritus; Distinguished Professor of English
5064 MacAlister Hall
astro@drexel.edu
215.895.2583
Research & Teaching Interests

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

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
Kenneth Bingham
Kenneth Bingham Contact
Teaching Professor of English
5038 MacAlister
kenneth.bingham@drexel.edu
215.895.2441
Research & Teaching Interests

Freshman Writing; Engineering Ethics; Literature of Baseball

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
Valerie Booth
Valerie Booth Contact
Assistant Teaching Professor of English
5023 MacAlister Hall
vab42@drexel.edu
215.571.4364
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Dr. Raymond Brebach
Dr. Raymond Brebach Contact
Professor Emeritus

brebach@drexel.edu
Research & Teaching Interests

Modern British Fiction; The Novel; Textual Studies

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

Philosophy, Epistemology, Aesthetics

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
Dr. Paula Cohen
Dr. Paula Cohen Contact
Dean of the Pennoni Honors College; Distinguished Professor of English; Co-Editor of the Journal of Modern Literature; Host of The Drexel InterView
5016 MacAlister Hall
cohenpm@drexel.edu
215.895.1266
Research & Teaching Interests

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

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
Lisa Farley
Lisa Farley Contact
Teaching Professor of English
5059 MacAlister Hall
dimaiola@drexel.edu
Research & Teaching Interests

English as a Second Language

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
Dan Driscoll
Dan Driscoll Contact
Teaching Professor of English; Associate Director, University Writing Program: Curricular Initiatives; Co-Director, Minor in Writing
0019 MacAlister Hall
dwd27@drexel.edu
215.571.6778
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
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Assistant Teaching Professor of English
5062 MacAlister Hall
ake25@drexel.edu
215.895.6833
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Nomi Eve
Nomi Eve Contact
Assistant Teaching Professor

nae28@drexel.edu
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Robert Finegan
Robert Finegan Contact
Associate Teaching Professor of English
5038 MacAlister
fineganr@drexel.edu
215.895.2441
Research & Teaching Interests

Freshman Writing; Technical and Creative Writing

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

Speech Education

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
Valerie Fox
Valerie Fox Contact
Teaching Professor of English; Founding Editor, Press 1
5023 MacAlister Hall
valerie.fox@drexel.edu
215.571.4364
Research & Teaching Interests

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

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
Edward Fristrom
Edward Fristrom Contact
Co-Director, Certificate Program in Medical Humanities; Associate Teaching Professor of English
5039 MacAlister Hall
ecf35@drexel.edu
215.895.1824
Research & Teaching Interests
  • Writing Studies
  • Medical Memoir
  • Environmental Literature and Rhetoric
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  • Department of English and Philosophy
Marilyn Piety Foley
Marilyn Piety Foley Contact
Professor of Philosophy
5032 MacAlister Hall
marilyn.piety@drexel.edu
215.895.2879
Research & Teaching Interests History of Philosophy; Ethics; Critical Reasoning; Kierkegaard Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Patricia Grosse
Patricia Grosse Contact
Assistant Teaching Professor
MacAlister 5062
plg48@drexel.edu
215.895.2431
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Keunah Han headshot
Keunah Han headshot Contact
Assistant Teaching Professor of English
5055 MacAlister Hall
kh529@drexel.edu
215.895.6819
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Nathan Hanna
Nathan Hanna Contact
Associate Professor
5046 MacAlister Hall
nth34@drexel.edu
215.895.6124
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Cassandra Hirsch
Cassandra Hirsch Contact
Assistant Teaching Professor
MacAlister 5063
cjh72@drexel.edu
215.895.1301
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Gabriella Ibieta
Gabriella Ibieta Contact
Associate Professor of English
5033 MacAlister Hall
ibietag@drexel.edu
215.895.6959
Research & Teaching Interests

Comparative Literature; Cuban and Latin American Fiction

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Henry Israeli
Henry Israeli Contact
Associate Teaching Professor; Director, Drexel Writing Festival
311 Stratton
hpi22@drexel.edu
215.571.3436
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Kirsten Kaschock
Kirsten Kaschock Contact
Assistant Teaching Professor of English
5058 MacAlister
kjk42@drexel.edu
215.571.3446
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Adam Knowles, PhD
Adam Knowles, PhD Contact
Assistant Teaching Professor of Philosophy
5034 MacAlister Hall
ajk358@drexel.edu
215.895.2433
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Miriam Kotzin headshot
Miriam Kotzin headshot Contact
Founding Editor, Per Contra; Professor of English
5048 MacAlister Hall
kotzinmn@drexel.edu
215.895.2445
Research & Teaching Interests

American Literature; Genre Studies; Creative Writing; Communications

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
Roger Kurtz, Department Head and Professor of English at Drexel University
Roger Kurtz, Department Head and Professor of English at Drexel University Contact
Department Head, Professor
5043 MacAlister Hall
jrk353@drexel.edu
215.895.2446
Research & Teaching Interests

Postcolonial and World Literatures, African Literature and Culture, Trauma Theory

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
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No Photo Available Contact
Professor of English
5029 MacAlister Hall
mandelsr@drexel.edu
215.895.1822
Research & Teaching Interests

Freshman Writing; Technical Writing; Speech; American Literature

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
Drexel Faculty Member Deirdre McMahon
Drexel Faculty Member Deirdre McMahon Contact
Associate Teaching Professor of English
5039 MacAlister Hall
deirdre.h.mcmahon@drexel.edu
215.895.2703
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Carol Mele
Carol Mele Contact
Associate Teaching Professor of Philosophy
5062 MacAlister Hall
carol.anne.mele@drexel.edu
215.895.6833
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
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Assistant Teaching Professor
5054 MacAlister Hall
mm3595@drexel.edu
(215) 895-6854
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Harriet Millan
Harriet Millan Contact
Director, Certificate Program in Writing and Publishing; Associate Teaching Professor of English
311 Stratton Hall
millanhl@drexel.edu
215.895.6485
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Drexel Assistant Teaching Professor of English Jill Moses
Drexel Assistant Teaching Professor of English Jill Moses Contact
Assistant Teaching Professor of English
MacAlister 5063
jrm378@drexel.edu
215.895.1301
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Christopher Nielson
Christopher Nielson Contact
Assistant Department Head; Director of Programs in English; Teaching Professor of English
5037 MacAlister Hall
christopher.nielson@drexel.edu
215.895.6994
Research & Teaching Interests

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

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
Karen Nulton
Karen Nulton Contact
Director, Writing Assessment; Associate Teaching Professor of English
5042 MacAlister Hall
ksn27@drexel.edu
215.895.2440
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Flavia Padovani
Flavia Padovani Contact
Associate Professor of Philosophy
5034 MacAlister
fp72@drexel.edu
215.895.2433
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Margene Petersen
Margene Petersen Contact
Instructor
5059 MacAlister Hall
mlp59@drexel.edu
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Abioseh Porter, Professor of English, Department of English and Philosophy, Drexel University
Abioseh Porter, Professor of English, Department of English and Philosophy, Drexel University Contact
Professor of English
5050 MacAlister Hall
abiosehp@drexel.edu
215.895.2448
Research & Teaching Interests

Comparative Literature; Postcolonial Literatures

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
Donald Riggs
Donald Riggs Contact
Teaching Professor of English
5058 MacAlister
riggsda@drexel.edu
215.895.6994
Research & Teaching Interests

Science Fiction; Renaissance Literature; Creative Writing; Freshman Writing

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  • 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
Research & Teaching Interests

Medieval Literature; Arthurian Legend; Freshman Writing

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
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No Photo Available Contact
Associate Teaching Professor of English
5026 MacAlister Hall
gor22@drexel.edu
215.895.6391
Research & Teaching Interests

Law, Communications, Composition

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  • 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
Research & Teaching Interests

Early American Literature; Race and Gender Studies

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
Sheila Sandapen
Sheila Sandapen Contact
Associate Teaching Professor
5040 MacAlister Hall
sfs34@drexel.edu
215.895.5888
Research & Teaching Interests Postcolonial Literature, British Literature, Women Literature, Cultural Studies, Children’s literature Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Fred Siegel
Fred Siegel Contact
Director, First-Year Writing Program; Teaching Professor of English
5063 MacAlister Hall
siegelf@drexel.edu
215.895.6484
Research & Teaching Interests

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

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
Dr. Andrew Smith
Dr. Andrew Smith Contact
Associate Professor
5041 MacAlister Hall
afs52@drexel.edu
215.895.2434
Research & Teaching Interests

Philosophy of Sustainability, Social and Political Philosophy, American Philosophy

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Scott Stein
Scott Stein Contact
Founding Editor, When Falls the Coliseum: a journal of American culture (or lack thereof); Teaching Professor of English
5026 MacAlister Hall
sstein@drexel.edu
215.895.6391
Research & Teaching Interests

Creative Writing; Freshman Writing

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
Eva Thury
Eva Thury Contact
Associate Professor of English
5035 MacAlister Hall
thury@drexel.edu
215.895.1711
Research & Teaching Interests

Literature, Computer Science

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
Kathleen Volk Miller
Kathleen Volk Miller Contact
Director Graduate Program in Publishing; Director, Drexel Publishing Group; Co-Editor, PBQ; Teaching Professor of English
5036 MacAlister Hall
kathleen.r.volkmiller@drexel.edu
215.895.1303
Research & Teaching Interests

Creative Writing

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
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Associate Director, First-Year Writing Program; ESL Coordinator; Assistant Teaching Professor
5059 MacAlister Hall
mv396@drexel.edu
215.895.1638
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Scott Warnock
Scott Warnock Contact
Director, University Writing Program; Associate Professor of English
0032B MacAlister Hall
sjwarnock@drexel.edu
215.895.0377
Research & Teaching Interests

Technology and Composition

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

Creative Writing; Freshman Writing

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
Rachel Wenrick
Rachel Wenrick Contact
Associate Teaching Professor of English
1024 MacAlister Hall
rw346@drexel.edu
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
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No Photo Available Contact
Associate Teaching Professor
5040 MacAlister Hall
avw22@drexel.edu
215.895.5888
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Jennifer Yusin
Jennifer Yusin Contact
Associate Professor of English
5013 MacAlister Hall
jyusin@drexel.edu
215.895.6778
Research & Teaching Interests

Postcolonial Literature

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  • Department of English and Philosophy