Department of English Language and Literature

English Language and Literature Faculty

Chair of the Department

Carlos Dews 2008
Professor of English
B.A., University of Texas, 1987
M.A., University of Minnesota, 1992
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1994
M.F.A., The New School University, 2008
Email: [email protected]

Professors

Silvia Ammary 2003
Adjunct Assistant Professor of English
Coordinator of ENLUS (English Language for University Studies)
B.A., University of Jordan, 1993
M.A., University of Jordan, 1996
Ph.D., University of Jordan, 2001
Email: [email protected]

Christin Campbell 2015
Lecturer in English
B.A., University of Missouri, Kansas City, 1999
M.A., University of Kansas, 2005
Email: [email protected]

David Castronuovo 2017
Lecturer in English
B.A., Yale University, 1973
M.S., Indiana University, 1980
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1996
Email: [email protected]

Allan Christensen 1981
Professor Emeritus of English
A.B., Harvard College, 1962
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1968
Email: [email protected]

Shannon Cox 2003
Lecturer in English
English for Success Coordinator
B.A., John Cabot University, 1992
M.A., School for International Training, Vermont, 1997
Email: [email protected]

Carolina De Luca 2013
Lecturer in English
B.A., Hunter College, City University of New York, 1995
M.A., The Graduate Center, City University of New York, 2000
M.Phil., The Graduate Center, City University of New York, 2004
Email: [email protected]

Andrea di Robilant 2011
Lecturer in Creative Writing
B.A., Columbia University, New York, 1980
M.A., Columbia University, New York, 2011
Email: [email protected]

Elizabeth Geoghegan 2009
Adjunct Assistant Professor of English
B.A., The University of Colorado at Boulder, 1992
M.A., The University of Colorado at Boulder, 1996
M.F.A., The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998
Email: [email protected]

Alessandra Grego 2003
Adjunct Assistant Professor of English
Laurea, University of Rome "La Sapienza," 1999
Dottorato di Ricerca, University of Rome "La Sapienza," 2003
Email: [email protected]

Alex Gregor 2018
Lecturer in English
B.A., Georgia State University, 2011
M.A., Georgia State University, 2014
M.Ed. candidate, George Mason University, Virginia
Email: [email protected]

Allison Grimaldi-Donahue 2017
Lecturer in English
B.A., St. Michael's College, Vermont, 2006
M.A., Middlebury College, Vermont, 2007
M.A., University of Toronto, 2010
M.F.A., Vermont College of Fine Arts, 2016
Email: [email protected]

Jonathan Jones 2014
Lecturer in English
B.A., Keele University, U.K., 1997
M.A., Bath Spa University College, U.K., 1998
M.Res., Keele University, 2004
Email: [email protected]

Tara Keenan-Thomson 2011
Instructor of English Composition, Writing Center Coordinator
B.A., New York University, 1998
M.A., New York University, 2001
Ph.D., Trinity College Dublin, 2006
Email: [email protected]

Lewis Klausner
Adjunct Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Boston University, 1980
Ph.D., Yale University, 1988
Email: [email protected]

Maurizio Marmorstein 2019
Lecturer in Literature
B.A., Seton Hall University
M.A., Middlebury College
Email: [email protected]

George Minot 2011
Lecturer in Creative Writing

Email: [email protected]

Nefeli Misuraca 2017
Lecturer in English
Laurea, University of Rome "La Sapienza," 1996
Ph.D., Yale University, 2001
Email: [email protected]

Christopher Neenan 1973
Professor Emeritus of English
B.A., Cambridge University, 1967
M.A., Cambridge University, 1971
B.A., University of London, 1977
Laurea, University of Rome, 1978
Email: [email protected]

Stephanie Richards 2017
Lecturer in English
B.A., Hunter College, 2003
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2016
Email: [email protected]

Andrea Rossi 2017
Lecturer in English
B.A., Sheffield Hallam University, U.K., 1998
Email: [email protected]

Shannon Russell 2005
Associate Professor of English
B.A., University of Western Ontario, Canada, 1985
M.A., Dalhousie University, 1988
D.Phil., Oxford University, 1997
Post-Doctorate Fellow, University of Oxford, 2000
Email: [email protected]

Andrew Rutt 2012
Lecturer in English
B.A., Goldsmith's College, University of London, 1999
M.A., Open University, 2016
Email: [email protected]

James Teasdale 2018
Lecturer in English
B.A., University of Oxford, 2011
M.A., University of Rome "La Sapienza," 2016
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Rome "La Sapienza"
Email: [email protected]

Carlos Dews

Carlos Dews

2008
Professor of English

B.A., University of Texas, 1987
M.A., University of Minnesota, 1992
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1994
M.F.A., The New School University, 2008
Email: [email protected]

Carlos Dews received his B.A. in Humanities from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.A. and Ph.D. in American Literature from the University of Minnesota. He taught American literature and creative writing at the University of West Florida from 1994-2003 and served as the Chair of the Department of English and Foreign Languages there from 2000-2002. Tenured and promoted to Associate Professor in 1999, Dews served as the Founding Director of the Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians at Columbus State University in McCullers’s hometown of Columbus, Georgia, from 2001-2003. Dews returned to graduate school in 2006, completing an MFA in Fiction Writing at the New School University in New York in 2008. He joined the faculty of John Cabot University in 2008 and was promoted to Full Professor in 2014. He is Director of the JCU Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation.

Dews's books include Blood of the Lamb (Penguin / Blue Rider Books 2013) and Skin of the Wolf, thrillers co-authored with S. J. Rozan. He has also edited The Complete Novels of Carson McCullers (Library of America 2001), and Illumination and Night Glare: The Unfinished Autobiography of Carson McCullers (University of Wisconsin 1999) and Carson McCullers: Stories, Plays & Other Writings (Library of America 2017). With Carolyn Leste Law, Dews edited Out in the South (Temple) and This Fine Place So Far From Home: Voices of Academics from the Working Class (Temple).

List of Publications