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Contact the Department of English & Philosophy

The Department of English & Philosophy is located in MacAlister Hall at 33rd and Chestnut Streets. For faculty specific information, please view the directory.

Main Office

MacAlister Hall, Room 5044
3250-60 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: 215.895.2431
Fax: 215.895.1071

Department Leadership

Roger Kurtz, Department Head and Professor in the Department of English and Philosophy at Drexel University

Roger Kurtz, PhD
Department Head, Professor
Phone: 215.895.2446 | Office: 5043 MacAlister Hall

Jennifer Yusin

Jennifer Yusin, PhD
Assistant Department Head, Associate Professor
Phone: 215.895.6778 | Office: 5013 MacAlister Hall

Peter Amato

Peter Amato, PhD
Director of Programs in Philosophy; Teaching Professor of Philosophy
Phone: 215.895.1353 | Office: 5030 MacAlister Hall

Gabriella Ibieta

Gabriella Ibieta, PhD
Director of Programs in English; Associate Professor of English
Phone: 215.895.6959 | Office: 5033 MacAlister Hall

Scott Warnock

Scott Warnock
Director, Drexel Writing Center; Director, University Writing Program; Professor of English
Phone: 215.895.0377 | Office: 0032B MacAlister Hall

Fred Siegel

Fred Siegel
Director, First-Year Writing Program; Teaching Professor of English
Phone: 215.895.6484 | Office: 5063 MacAlister Hall


Mary Beth Beyer
Department Administrator
Phone: 215.895.6911 | Office: 5045 MacAlister Hall

Eileen Brennen
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 215.895.2431 | Office: 5044 MacAlister Hall

Janel McCloskey
Assistant Director of the Writing Center
Phone: 215.895.1799 | Office: 0032 MacAlister Hall

Prospective Student Inquiries

Drexel College of Arts and Sciences Director of Recruiting Kelly Schimpf

Kelly Schimpf
Director of Recruitment
College of Arts of Sciences
3250 Chestnut Street
4020 MacAlister Hall