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Literature and Theatre


Christina Angel

Department: English

Title: Lecturer

Expertise: Literature (medieval, early modern British), Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, Children's literature, Fairy tales, Mythology, Film, Comics, Pop culture

Rebecca Gorman O'Neill

Department: English

Title: Chair and Professor

Expertise: Theatre, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Dramatic history, Graphic novels, Comic books, Perceived threats in student writing

Gorman O'Neill, Rebecca

Marilyn (Cookie) Hetzel

Department: Theatre

Title: Chair, Professor

Expertise: Theatre, Musical theatre, Collaborative play development, Directing processes, Teaching theatre and ensemble techniques, Performance of literature

Hetzel, Marilyn

Elizabeth Kleinfeld

Department: English

Title: Professor

Expertise: Writing, Professional writing, Plagiarism and source use, Satire and parody, New media, Multigenre and multimodal composition, Universal Design for Learning

Cristina Miguez Cruz

Department: Modern Language

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Latin American culture, Literature, Cinema

Vincent Piturro

Department: English

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Science fiction film, Westerns, International film, Documentaries, Fellini, Scorsese

Piturro, Vincent

Renee Ruderman

Department: English

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Creative writing (particularly poetry and nonfiction), Poetry readings, Modern and contemporary American poets, Literature

Craig Svonkin

Department: English

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: American literature, American poetry, American film (amusement parks, Disney, Lucas, fantasy, science fiction, comics), American popular culture, Children's literature and culture (Disney, Harry Potter, children’s fantasy, children’s poetry, children’s film, animation).

Craig Svonkin

Jenn Zukowski-Boughn

Department: Theatre

Title: Affiliate Professor

Expertise: Children's literature, Fantasy and science fiction, Folklore (fairy tales, mythology), Theatre and performance of literature, Harry Potter

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