Alexandra Gold

Adjunct Instructor

Alexandra Gold

Office: 0032 MacAlister Hall


  • BA, English Literature and Political Science, University of Pennsylvania, 2011
  • MA, English Literature, University of Pennsylvania, 2012


Favorite Authors and/or Books: Lolita, The Poisonwood Bible, all poetry but especially modern and contemporary

Personal Interests and Hobbies: running, cooking and baking, writing

A Favorite Quote: It's the yellow dust inside the tulips./ It's the shape of a tulip./ It's the water in the drinking glass the tulips are in./ It's a day like any other. - "February," James Schuyler

Favorite TV Show: Gilmore Girls, Downton Abbey, anything "Sherlock" related (BBC Sherlock, Elementary, House)

A Pet Peeve is slow-walking people

One hidden talent is I was a 4-year college cheerleader!

One reason I like my job is watching my students cultivate or unearth their own distinctive voices and perspectives