Faculty

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Tenured and Tenure-stream Faculty

Mark Lynn Anderson

Associate Professor
andersml@pitt.edu

American cinema, film history, queer theory, and historiography

Susan Andrade

Associate Professor
sza@pitt.edu

Postcolonial literature, African, Caribbean, Feminism

Jonathan Arac

Andrew W. Mellon Professor
jarac@pitt.edu

American, British 19th Century, Criticism and Theory

David Bartholomae

Professor
Charles Crow Chair barth@pitt.edu

Composition, Literacy and Pedagogy, Rhetoric, American Literature/American Studies.

Don Bialostosky

Professor
Department Chair dhb2@pitt.edu
412-624-6509

British Romantic literature, rhetorical theory, Bakhtin, composition studies, rhetoric and poetics

Tyler Bickford

Assistant Professor
Bickford@pitt.edu
412-624-2613

Children's Literature, Childhood Studies, Popular Culture, New Media, Education, Music and Language, and Ethnographic Methods

Troy Boone

Associate Professor
boone@pitt.edu

Nineteenth-century British literature, ecocriticism, children's literature

Paul Bové

Distinguished Professor
Editor, boundary 2 bove@pitt.edu
412-624-6523

Critical theory, Globalization, Modernism

Curtis Breight

Associate Professor
ccb@pitt.edu
412-624-3439

Shakespeare, English Renaissance literature

Jean Ferguson Carr

Associate Professor
jcarr@pitt.edu
412-624-6537

Composition, women’s studies, 19th-century American constructions of literacy and letters

Steve Carr

Associate Professor
scarr@pitt.edu

book history, archive studies, histories of instruction, 18th & 19th century literature and literacy, Blake

Nicholas Coles

Associate Professor
coles@pitt.edu
412-624-5551

Working class literature, the politics of literacy, 19th-century British culture

Elizabeth Rodriguez Fielder

Assistant Professor
rodriguez.fielder@pitt.edu
412-624-6506

Nancy Glazener

Professor
Director, Graduate Studies glazener@pitt.edu
412-648-2289

19th- and 20th-century American Literature

Piotr Gwiazda

Zach Horton

Assistant Professor
z.horton@pitt.edu

Hannah Johnson

Associate Professor
Director - Literature Program hrj4@pitt.edu

Medieval historical writing, modern historiography

Ronald Judy

Literary & Cultural Theory, Islamic literature, Postcolonial literature

Paul Kameen

Pedagogy and composition theory, Greek rhetoric, contemporary poetics

Colin MacCabe

Distinguished University Professor
maccabe@pitt.edu

C17 literature, C20 Literature & Media, Joyce, Film

Ryan McDermott

Associate Professor
rjm95@pitt.edu

Medieval, history of exegesis, genealogies of modernity,  contemporary ethical theory

Imani Owens

Assistant Professor
iowens@pitt.edu
412-624-6509

African American Literature and Culture

Shalini Puri

Professor
spuri@pitt.edu
412-624-2824

Postcolonial Studies, Caribbean, Modernism

Gayle Rogers

Global modernisms; comparative literature; empire; translation theory; critical history; English, American, and Spanish literatures; speculation and speculative fiction

William Scott

Associate Professor
wdscott@pitt.edu

Critical theory (poetics, psychoanalysis, semiotics, linguistics); contemporary African American poetry; opera; gender, sexuality, and trauma.

John Twyning

Professor
twyning@pitt.edu
412-624-4114

Early modern literature & art

Jennifer Waldron

Associate Professor
Director of the Program in Medieval and Renaissance Studies jwaldron@pitt.edu

Renaissance Drama, Post-reformation Religious Literature

Courtney Weikle-Mills

Associate Professor
caw57@pitt.edu

Early American children’s literature and culture, theories of citizenship, readership and literacy, transatlantic 18th-century studies

Michael West

Professor
mikewest@pitt.edu
412-624-6543

English Renaissance, 19th-c American, Irish

Lecturers

Jeff Aziz

Lecturer
Advisor, English Department jeffaziz@pitt.edu
412-624-2228

Early Modern, historiography

Mark Best

Film, Popular Culture

Ellen Bishop

Film, feminism, science fiction

Lori Campbell

Lecturer II
Advisor, English Department lmc5@pitt.edu
412-624-6559

Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Literature and Cultural Studies, Fantasy, Childhood Studies, Mythology, the Gothic, Romantic and Victorian literature

Robin Clarke

teaching, writing, political activism, poetry

Barbara Edelman

writing, literature, and composition, with a concentration in poetry and a particular interest in Shakespeare and in modern and contemporary poetry

Geoffrey Glover

the African American novel, twentieth-century American prose, and speculative fiction

Marylou Gramm

Senior Lecturer
mag20@pitt.edu

global composition studies, feminist theory, race and rhetoric, and early modern literary history

Mark Kemp

Lecturer
Advisor, English Department mkemp@pitt.edu
412-624-6656

American, postcolonial literature, Literature of Americas, satire

Carol Mastrangelo Bové

Senior Lecturer cbove@pitt.edu
412-624-6631

Translation, psychoanalytic and feminist literary criticism and theory

Elizabeth Matway

Senior Lecturer
ebm12@pitt.edu
412-624-6533

Literature, composition, writing in the disciplines

Adriana Ramirez

digital literature, remix culture, video games, and testimonio

Christopher Rawson

Drama, Irish Literature

Ken Salzer

Uma Satyavolu

Lecturer
urs2@pitt.edu
412-624-7275

Ellen Smith

Poetry, Women's Lit, Early Modern, 18thC

Amy Murray Twyning

Lecturer II
Literature Program Assistant murraytwyning@gmail.com
412-624-4114

Victorian, Children’s Literature, Detective Fiction, Film

Part-time Faculty

Charles Legere

20th- and 21st-century American, North American, and global Anglophone poetry, the history of poetry criticism and pedagogy, life after theory, and ecopoetics

Anna Redcay

412-624-4114

Children’s Literature