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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 5045
3250-60 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: 215.895.6911
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: 5044 MacAlister Hall

Peter Amato

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

Nomi Eve - Director MFA in Creative Writing, Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Nomi Eve, MFA
Director of MFA in Creative Writing; Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Sheila Sandapen

Sheila Sandapen, PhD
Director of Programs in English
Associate Teaching Professor
Phone: 215.895.5888 | Office: 5040 MacAlister Hall

Karen Nulton

Karen Nulton, PhD
Director of Writing Assessment; Associate Teaching Professor of English
Phone: 215.895.2440 | Office: 5042 MacAlister Hall

Fred Siegel

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

Scott Stein - Teaching Professor of English at Drexel University

Scott Stein, MFA
Director of Drexel Publishing Group; Teaching Professor of English
Phone: 215.895.6391 | Office: 5026 MacAlister Hall

Kathleen Volk Miller

Kathleen Volk Miller
Director of MA in Publishing; Teaching Professor of English
Phone: 215.895.1303 | Office: 5036 MacAlister Hall

Scott Warnock

Scott Warnock, PhD
Director of University Writing Program; Professor of English
Phone: 215.895.0377 | Office: 116 Korman Center


Liz Heenan
Department Administrator
Phone: 215.895.6911

Janel McCloskey - Associate Director, University Writing Program

Janel McCloskey
Associate Director of University Writing Program (Drexel Writing Center)
Phone: 215.895.1799 | Office: 116 Korman Center

Prospective Students

Please email or call us at 215.895.1805 with any questions you may have. We look forward to hearing from you!