Faculty/Office Hours

Part-Time Faculty
Jennifer Beck, ABD
Joanne Cordon, PhD
Emily Cormier, PhD
Heather Cyr, MA
Kathryn D’Antonio, MA
Susanne Davis, MFA
Mark Dodd, PhD
Karyn Eves, MLitt
Phillip Fox, PhD
Patrick Griffis, MFA
Kaylee JangulaMootz,ABD
Nancy King, MA
Sara Lennox, PhD
Howard Luxenberg, MA
Bonnie Majkut, MA
Rebecca Mathews, PhD
Susan McGuire, MA
John Reynolds, PhD
Britt Rothauser, ABD
Diane Smith, ABD
Lisa Smith, MFA
Lisa C. Taylor, MFA
Mika Taylor, MFA
Brent Terry, MFA
Alexandre Vaxman, PhD
Writing Program Staff
Writing Program
Professors Emeriti
Celia Catlett, PhD
Bruce Clements, PhD
Philomene Ducas, PhD
J. Gray Jacobik, PhD
K. Narayan Kutty, PhD
James F. Lacey, PhD
Jian-Zhong Lin, PhD
Bernard MacDonald, PhD
Marcia McGowan, PhD
Nancy K. Salter, PhD
Elena Tapia, PhD
Alexander Taylor, PhD
Miriam Chirico, PhD

Professor
History of Drama; Modern and Contemporary Drama; British and American Modernism
Biography
(860) 465-0233 (Webb Hall 322)
chiricom@easternct.edu
 
Office Hours: Spring 2019
MTWThF
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.NA2:00 - 2:30 p.m.NA2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Meredith Clermont-Ferrand, PhD
Professor
English Literature & Medieval Literature
Biography
(860) 465-0178 (Webb Hall 250)
clermontm@easternct.edu
 
Office Hours: Spring 2019
MTWThF
NA12:00 - 12:30 p.m.
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

12:00 - 12:30 p.m.
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
NA
Susan DeRosa, PhD
Associate Professor
Composition/Rhetoric & Creative Nonfiction
(860) 465-4585 (Webb Hall 236)
derosas@easternct.edu
 
Office Hours: Spring 2019
MTWThF
2:00 - 4:30 p.m.NA
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.NA2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Daniel Donaghy, PhD
Professor
19th and 20th Century British & American Poetry; Creative Writing
Biography
(860) 465-0208 (Webb Hall 235)
donaghyd@easternct.edu
 
Office Hours: Spring 2019
MTWThF
NANA
NANANA
Sabbatical Leave - Spring 2019
Contact Department Secretary
Stephen Ferruci, PhD
Professor
Coordinator of the First Year Writing Program
Composition Theory & Pedagogy
(860) 465-0653 (Webb Hall 251)
ferrucis@easternct.edu
 
Office Hours: Spring 2019
MTWThF
NA11:00 - 12:30 p.m.12:00 - 2:00 p.m.11:00 - 12:30 p.m.
NA
Reginald Flood, PhD
Associate Professor
African American Studies Coordinator
African American Literature
(860) 465-0085 (Webb Hall 253)
floodr@easternct.edu
 
Office Hours: Spring 2019
MTWThF
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.NA12:30 - 2:30 p.m.6:00 - 7:00 p.m.NA
Lisa Fraustino, PhD
Professor
Director of the Liberal Studies Major
Young Adult; Children's Literature; Contemporary Fiction
Biography
(860) 465-0652 (Webb Hal 252)
fraustinol@easternct.edu
 
Office Hours: Spring 2019
MTWThF
NANA12:00 - 2:30 p.m.NANA
Christine Garcia, PhD
Assistant Professor
Latinx and Chicana Rhetorics; Writing Across Communities; Civil Rights Rhetoric
Biography
(860) 465-4786 (Webb Hall 247)
Garciachris@easternct.edu
 
Office Hours: Spring 2019
MTWThF
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.11:00 - 12:00 p.m.NA11:00 - 12:00 p.m.NA
Meredith James, PhD
Associate Professor
Native American Literature
(860) 465-5584 (Webb Hall 255)
jamesm@easternct.edu
 
Office Hours: Spring 2019
MTWThF
NA7:00 - 8:00 a.m.
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 - 8:00 a.m.
Barbara Liu, PhD
Professor
Department Chair
Composition/Rhetoric
Biography
(860) 465-4576 (Webb Hall 230)
liub@easternct.edu
Office Hours: Spring 2019
MTWThF
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.2:00 - 4:00 p.m.10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.NA
Rita Malenczyk, PhD
Professor
Writing Program and Writing Center Director
Composition/Rhetoric
Biography
(860) 465-4573 (Webb Hall 254)
malenczykr@easternct.edu
My Website
Office Hours: Spring 2019
MTWThF
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
10:00 - 12:00 p.m.12:30 - 2:00 p.m.NANA
Raouf Mama, PhD
Distinguished Professor
African Literature; Storytelling as a Multicultural Teaching Tool
(860) 465-4549 (Webb Hall 246)
mama@easternct.edu
My Website
Office Hours: Spring 2019
MTWThF
10:30 - 12:30 p.m.11:00 - 12:00 p.m.10:30 - 12:30 p.m.NANA
Maureen McDonnell, PhD
Professor
Women's and Gender Studies Director
Shakespeare; 17th Century English Literature; Women's Studies
(860) 465-0268 (Eastern Hall 1)
mcdonnellm@easternct.edu
Women's and Gender Studies Website
Office Hours: Spring 2019
MTWThF
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.NA12:00 - 1:30 p.m.NA12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Kenneth McNeil, PhD
Professor
British and Scottish Romanticism/Scottish Literature
Biography
(860) 465-4578 (Webb Hall 234)
mcneilk@easternct.edu
My Website
Office Hours: Spring 2019
MTWThF
NA12:15 - 2:00 p.m.12:45 - 2:30 p.m.12:15 - 1:45 p.m.NA
Benjamin Pauley, PhD
Professor
Associate Chair
18th Century British Literature
Biography
(860) 465-4574 (Webb Hall 244)
pauleyb@easternct.edu
My Website
Office Hours: Fall 2018 - Spring 2019
MTWThF
NANANANANA
Sabbatical Leave - Fall 2018 and Spring 2019
Contact Department Secretary.
Allison Speicher, PhD
Assistant Professor
Nineteenth-century American literature and children's literature
Biography
(860) 465-1195 (Webb Hall 245)
speichera@easternct.edu
 
Office Hours: Spring 2019
MTWThF
12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
NA12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
2:00 - 2:30 p.m.
NA12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Christopher Torockio, PhD
Professor
Fiction Writing/Contemporary Fiction
Biography
(860) 465-0177 (Webb Hall 232)
torockioc@easternct.edu
 
Office Hours: Spring 2019
MTWThF
NA12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.NA
Jordan Youngblood, PhD
Assistant Professor
Digital Media; Queer Theory; 20th Century American Literature
Biography
(860) 465-1018 (Webb Hall 248)
youngbloodj@easternct.edu
 
Office Hours: Spring 2019
MTWThF
NA10:00 - 12:00 p.m.11:00 - 12:00 p.m.10:00 - 12:00 p.m.NA
Miranda Lau, MLIS
Department Secretary
(860) 465-4570 (Webb Hall 225)
laum@easternct.edu
 
Office Hours: Spring 2019
MTWThF
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Please call the English Department office at 860-465-4570 for office hours.