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English & Philosophy Faculty

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Stacey Ake
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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

Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
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

Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Jan Armon
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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
Contact
Professor of English
5047 MacAlister Hall
armsvm@drexel.edu
215.895.2444
Research & Teaching Interests

Rhetoric and Composition

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
Dr. Richard Astro
Contact
Department Head; 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

Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
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

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

Modern British Fiction; The Novel; Textual Studies

Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Andre Carrington, PhD
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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

Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Dr. Paula Cohen
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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
Research & Teaching Interests

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

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

Creative Fiction and Nonfiction Writing

Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Lisa Farley
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Associate 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
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Teaching Professor of English; Associate Director, Writing Center
5013 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
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Assistant Teaching Professor

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

Freshman Writing; Technical and Creative Writing

Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
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
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

Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
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
Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Marilyn Piety Foley
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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
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Patricia Grosse
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Assistant Teaching Professor
MacAlister 5062
plg48@drexel.edu
215.895.2431
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Keunah Han headshot
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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
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Assistant Professor
5046 MacAlister Hall
nth34@drexel.edu
215.895.6124
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Cassandra Hirsch
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Assistant Teaching Professor
109GL Drexel Plaza
cjh72@drexel.edu
(215) 571-4528
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
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

Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Henry Israeli
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Associate Teaching Professor; Associate Director, Certificate in Writing and Publishing
311 Stratton
hpi22@drexel.edu
215.571.3436
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Kirsten Kaschock
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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
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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
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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
No Photo Available
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Professor of English
5029 MacAlister Hall
mandelsr@drexel.edu
215.895.1822
Research & Teaching Interests

Freshman Writing; Technical Writing; Speech; American Literature

Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
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
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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
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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
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Assistant Teaching Professor of English
109GL Drexel Plaza
jrm378@drexel.edu
(215) 571-4528
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Christopher Nielson
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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
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
Contact
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
5034 MacAlister
fp72@drexel.edu
215.895.2433
Research & Teaching Interests

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
  • Department of English and Philosophy
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Margene Petersen
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Instructor
5059 MacAlister Hall
mlp59@drexel.edu
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Abioseh Porter
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Professor of English; Editor, JALA, Journal of the African Literature Association
5050 MacAlister Hall
abiosehp@drexel.edu
215.895.2448
Research & Teaching Interests

Comparative Literature; Postcolonial Literatures

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

Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
No Photo Available
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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
No Photo Available
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Associate Teaching Professor of English
5063 MacAlister Hall
gor22@drexel.edu
215.895.6391
Research & Teaching Interests

Law, Communications, Composition

Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
No Photo Available
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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

Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
Sheila Sandapen
Contact
Assistant Teaching Professor
5040 MacAlister Hall
sfs34@drexel.edu
215.895.5888
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
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
Contact
Associate Professor
5041 MacAlister Hall
afs52@drexel.edu
215.895.2434
Research & Teaching Interests

Philosophy of Sustainability, Social and Political Philosophy, American Philosophy

Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
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
215.895.1301
Research & Teaching Interests

Creative Writing; Freshman Writing

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  • Department of English and Philosophy
Elizabeth Thorpe
Contact
Coordinator of English Senior Projects; Assistant Teaching Professor
MacAlister 5063
ejt29@drexel.edu
215.895.6391
Research & Teaching Interests

Creative Writing; Freshman Writing

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

Literature, Computer Science

Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
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
Contact
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
Contact
Director, Drexel Writing Center; 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
Contact
Associate Teaching Professor of English
5058 MacAlister Hall
wattsra@drexel.edu
215.895.2441
Research & Teaching Interests

Creative Writing; Freshman Writing

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

Postcolonial Literature

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