School of Liberal Arts
English Faculty

Richard Schultz
Chair, English
A.B., Albright College
Ph.D., State University of New York, Stony Brook

Michael Jacobs
Associate Chair, English
B.A., M.A., State University of New York, Buffalo
D.A., St. John’s University

Andrea Bates*
B.A., University of Massachusetts
M.A., Manhattanville College

Celia Bonadies*
B.A., Manhattanville College
M.A., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Edith Churchman*
B.S., Heidelberg University
M.S., Emerson College
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

Mary Jane Clerkin
B.A., M.A., M.A.T., Manhattanville College
D.A., Saint John’s University

Celeste Conway*
A.A., State University of New York, The Fashion Institute of Technology
B.S., Hunter College, City University of New York
M.F.A., Columbia University

Janet Costa*
B.A., M.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University

Pattie Cowan
B.A., M.A., William Paterson University

Diane Emmolo*
B.A., M.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University

Salena Fehnel
B.A., East Stroudsburg University
M.A., Wilkes University

Denise Feldman
A.B., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
M.A., William Paterson University
D.A., Saint John’s University

Luisa Ferreira
B.A., M.A., Iona College
Ph.D., Fordham University

Joyce Frei-McNeill
B.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University
M.A., M.Ed., William Paterson University
D.Lit., Drew University

Michael Frew
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz
M.A., San Francisco State University

Deborah D. Grison*
B.S., Jackson State University
M.S., Spertus Institute
M.F.A., Sarah Lawrence College
Ph.D., Jackson State University

Patrick Hill*
B.A., Avila University
M.F.A., Sarah Lawrence College

Stanley Hoffman*
B.A., Brooklyn College, City University of New York
M.A., University of Rochester

Sandra Hurtes*
B.A., College of New Rochelle
M.F.A., Hunter College, City University of New York

Lisa Karakas
B.A., State University of New York, Stony Brook
M.S., State University of New York, Albany

Robert Keiber
B.S., East Carolina College
M.Ed., University of North Carolina

Heather Klomhaus
B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Filippa Modesto
B.A., Brooklyn College, City University of New York
M.Phil., Ph.D., The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Michael Montlack
B.A., Hofstra University
M.A., San Francisco State University
M.F.A., The New School

Marilyn Papayanis
B.A., State University of New York, Binghamton
M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Esteban Rodrigues*
B.S., M.A., New York University

Eugene Ruffini*
B.A., M.A., New York University

Ilse Schrynemakers
B.A., Manhattan College
M.A., Saint John’s University
Ph.D., Fordham University

Steven Streeter
B.A., Columbia University
M.F.A., Brown University

Edina Szalai
B.A., M.A., Lajos Kossuth University
Ph.D., University of Debrecen

Ellen Thomas
B.A., Boston College
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

Eileen F. Toplansky*
B.A., M.A., Lehman College, City University of New York

Hugo Walter
B.A., Princeton University
M.A., Old Dominion University
M.Phil., Ph.D., Drew University
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Doris White*
A.B., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
M.A., William Paterson University

Stephen Wolf
A.B., A.M., Ph.D., University of Illinois

*Part-time