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Alex Shakespeare ’13 - Visiting Assistant Professor at Skidmore College.

Beth Tressler ’13 - Visiting Assistant Professor at Quincy University, Illinois.

Gene Gorman ’12 - Part-time faculty, Emerson College.

Jason Kerr ’11 - Visiting Assistant Professor at Brigham Young University.

Catherine Michna ’11 - First position was post-doc at Tulane. Now part-time lecturer at UMass-Boston.

Katherine Kellett '10 - First position was full-time Visiting Assistant Professor at BU College of General Studies. Now Assistant Professor at Penn State- Altoona.

Colleen Lannon '10 - Lecturer in Writing, Dartmouth College.

Tom Simons '10 - Instructor of English at Salem State University.

Tim Lindgren '09 -  Instructional Designer for Instructional Design and eTeaching Services at Boston College.

Sarah Hong '09 - Instructor of English at Diablo Valley Community College, California.

Patrick Moran '09 – First position was Visiting Assistant Professor at Wake Forest. Now on the Writing Seminar Faculty at Princeton University.

Nirmal Trivedi '09 - Director, Academic Transition Programs, Georgia Technical Institute.

Chad Stutz '09 - First position was Assistant Professor at the University of Mobile. Now Assistant Professor at Gordon College.

Amy Witherbee '09 - Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas.

Nick Parket '09 – part-time Lecturer at Babson College and Journalist.

Matt Bolinder '08 - owns his own business.

Jaime Goodrich '08 - Assistant Professor at Wayne State University.

Jamin Rowan '08 - Assistant Professor at Brigham Young University.

Heather Braun '07 – First position was Assistant Professor at Macon State College, Georgia. Now Assistant Professor at the University of Akron.

Trevor Dodman '07 - First position was Visiting Assistant Professor at Wake Forest. Now Assistant Professor at Hood College, Maryland.

Carla Spivak '07 - Assistant Professor of Law at Oklahoma City University.

Rich Murphy '06 - Assistant Professor of English at the University of South Carolina Upstate.

Matthew van Winkle '06 – was Visiting Assistant Professor at BU and Ohio U. Now Assistant Professor at Idaho State University.

Lisabeth Buchelt '05 - Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

Sheldon George '05 - Associate Professor at Simmons College, Boston.

Martha Hincks '05 - Instructor of English at Boston College.

Beth Bradburn '04 - Associate Professor at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

Kate Costello-Sullivan '04
- Associate Professor at LeMoyne College, Syracuse.

Maria Brandt '03 - Assistant Professor at Monroe Community College, Rochester.

David Thiele '03 - Assistant Professor of English at University of Mount Union, Ohio.

Matthew Watson '03 - teaches English at Indian Hill High School, Cincinnati.

Joselyn Almeida Beveridge '00 - Assistant Professor at University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Catherine Eagan '00 - full-time Instructor at Las Positas College, Livermore, CA.

Michael Faletra '00 - Associate Professor at Reed College, Oregon.

Jeff Westover '00 – First position was Assistant Professor at Howard University. Now Associate Professor at Boise State University.

Books by Graduates


David Anderson '78 and Gwinn Kolb, eds. - Approaches to Teaching the Works of Samuel Johnson. New York: MLA, 1993.

David Anderson - Rex Stout. New York: Ungar, 1984.

David Anderson, ed. - Vindication of Providence, by Edward Young. Los Angeles: UCLA Press, 1984.

John Anderson '93 - Dictionary Quilt. Columbus: Pudding House Press, 2007.

Eileen Barrett '87 and Mary Cullinan, ed. - American Women Writers: Diverse Voices in Prose Since 1845. New York: St. Martin's, 1992.

Eileen Barret and Patricia Cramer, ed. - Discovering Woolf Studies in Japan. Hong Kong: Pace, 1995.

Ilona Bell '77 - Elizabethan Women and the Poetry of Courtship. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Rosemarie Bodenheimer '74 - The Politics of Story in Victorian Social Fiction. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1988.

Rosemarie Bodenheimer - The Real Life of Mary Ann Evans: George Eliot, Her Letters and Fiction. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1994.

Rosemarie Bodenheimer - What Dickens Knew. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007.

Fahamisha Patricia Brown '96 - Performing the Word: African American Poetry as Vernacular Culture. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1999.

Lois Brown '93, ed. - The Memoir of James Jackson, the Attentive and Obedient Scholar, Who Died in Boston, Oct. 31, 1833, Aged Six Years and 11 Months, by Susan Paul. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000.

Robert Cording '76 - Life-List. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1987.

Robert Cording - What Binds Us To This World. Providence: Copper Beech, 1991.

Robert Cording - Heavy Grace. Farmington: Alice James, 1996.

Michael Faletra '00, trans. - History of the Kings of Britain, by Geoffrey of Monmouth. Peterborough ON: Broadview Press, 2007.

John Hampsey '82 - Paranoia and Contentment: A Personal Essay on Western Thought. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2004.

Regina Hansen '87 and Matthew Parfitt (1985), ed. - Cultural Conversations: The Presence of the Past. New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2001.

Thomas Kaplan-Maxfield '93 - Memoirs of a Shape-Shifter. Cambridge MA: Kepler Press, 2005.

Margaret Kelleher '92 - So You think You’re Irish. Boston: Quinlan, 1988.

Margaret Kelleher - The Feminization of Famine: Expressions of the Inexpressible? Cork: Cork University Press, 1997.

Margaret Kelleher and James H. Murphy, ed. - Gender Perspectives in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: Public and Private Spheres. Dublin and Portland, OR: Irish Academic Press, 1997.

Margaret Kelleher, ed. - Making It New: Essays on the Revised Leaving Certificate English Syllabus. Dublin: Lilliput Press, 2000.

Margaret Kelleher and Laurence M. Geary, ed. - Nineteenth-Century Ireland: A Guide to Recent Research. Dublin: University College Dublin Press, 2005.

Margaret Kelleher and Philip O’Leary, ed. - The Cambridge History of Irish Literature. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Mary Jo Kietzman '93 - The Self-Fashioning of an Early Modern Englishwoman. Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate, 2004.

David Klooster '85 - The Writer’s Community. New York: St. Martin’s 1995.

Ethan Lewis '91 and Robert Kuhn McGregor - Conundrums for the Long Weekend: England, Lord Peter Wimsey, and Dorothy L. Sayers. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2000.

Paula Loscocco '92, ed. - Katherine Phillips: Printed Letters, 1697-1729. Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate, 2007.

Paula Loscocco, ed. - Katherine Phillips: Printed Poems, 1667. Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate, 2007.

Paula Loscocco, ed. - Katherine Phillips: Printed Publications, 1651-1664. Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate, 2007.

Debra Malina '99 - Breaking the Frame: Metalepsis and the Construction of the Subject. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2002.

Emily Meyer '82 and Louise Smith - The Practical Tutor. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.

Carolyn Mitchell '73 and Joyce Elaine King, eds. - Black Mothers to Sons: Juxtaposing African American Literature with Social Practice. Rev. ed. New York: Peter Lang, 1995.

Matthew Parfitt '85 and Regina Hansen '87, ed. - Cultural Conversations: The Presence of the Past. New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2001.

Priscilla Paton '79 - Abandoned New England: Landscape in the Works of Homer, Frost, Hopper, Wyeth, and Bishop. Hanover: University Press of New England, 2003.

Melinda Ponder '87 - Hawthorne’s Early Narrative Art. Lewiston: Mellen, 1990.

Melinda Ponder and John Idol, ed. - Hawthorne and Women. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1999.

Gail Reitenbach '87 - Blown Away: A First Year in Santa Fe. Right Hand Communications, 2006.

Gail Reitenbach - How My Neighbor Worships: A Grand Tour of Faith Communities. Right Hand Communications, 2006.

Linda Revie '98 - The Niagara Companion: Explorers, Artist, and Writers at the Falls, From Discovery Through the Twentieth Century. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2003.

Guy Rotella '76 - Three Contemporary Poets of New England: William Meredith, Philip Booth, and Peter Davison. Boston: Twayne, 1983.

Guy Rotella, ed. - E. E. Cummings: A Reference Guide. Boston: Hall, 1979.

Guy Rotella and Francis Blessington - The Motive for Metaphor. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1983.

Guy Rotella - Reading and Writing Nature. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1991.

Guy Rotella, ed. - Samuel French Morse: Collected Poems. Orono ME: National Poetry Foundation, 1995.

Guy Rotella, ed. - Critical Essays on James Merrill. New York: Hall; London: Prentice Hall International, 1996.

Guy Rotella - Castings: Monuments and Monumentality in Poems by Bishop, Lowell, Merrill, Walcott, and Heaney. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2004.

Nancy Lusignan Schultz '84 - Persuasive Writing for Lawyers and the Legal Profession. Newark: LexisNexis, 2001.

Nancy Lusignan Schultz, ed. - Fear Itself: Enemies Real and Imagined in American Culture. West Lafayette IN: Purdue University Press, 1999.

Nancy Lusignan Schultz - Fire and Roses: The Burning of the Charlestown Convent, 1834. New York: Free Press, 2000.

Nancy Lusignan Schultz and Dane Anthony Morrison, ed. - Salem: Place, Myth, and Memory. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2004.

James Smith '99, ed. - Two Irish National Tales: Maria Edgeworth's Castle Rackrent and Sydney Owenson (Lady Morgan) The Wild Irish Girl. Boston: New Riversides/Houghton Mifflin, 2005.

James M. Smith - Ireland’s Magdalen Laundries and the Nation’s Architecture of Containment. Notre Dame: Notre Dame University Press, 2007.

James M. Smith, Co-Editor - Éire-Ireland, The Irish American Cultural Institute, Spring/Summer 2009.

Lynne Spiglemire (Viti) '78 and Dave Martin - The Heath Introduction to Literature, Canadian Edition. Lexington and Toronto: Heath, 1983.

Bonnie Stevens '77 - Discovery: An Inductive Approach to College Writing. New York: Holt, 1983.

Bonnie Stevens and Larry L. Stewart - A Guide to Literary Criticism and Research. 2nd ed. New York: Holt, 1991.

Jeffrey Westover '00 - The Colonial Moment: Discoveries and Settlements in Modern Poetry. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2004.

Reed Woodhouse '84 - Unlimited Embrace: A Canon of Gay Fiction, 1945-1995. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1998.