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English Faculty

The Department of English at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is regularly ranked as one of the top twenty English departments in the nation. Our faculty are recognized for their commitment to pursuing historically-grounded and theoretically-informed research across the full span of literary production. They are active leaders and participants in many of the university's strongest interdisciplinary centers, including the Center for Cultural Analysis. Each year, our faculty are recognized and receive the university's top teaching and research awards. Several of our faculty have published award-winning books and have held prestigious fellowships, and many continue to serve on executive committees of member organizations and on the editorial boards of professional journals.

We invite you to browse through this section to learn more about our dedicated award-winning faculty who, through their diverse scholarly pursuits and interests, continue to shape the future of the discipline of literary studies.


Areas of Study

Early Modern
Early American
Restoration & Eighteenth Century
Nineteenth Century American


Twentieth Century & Contemporary Literature
African American & African Diaspora
Creative Writing
Film & Cinema
Gender & Sexuality
Poetry & Poetics


2013-14 Postdoctoral Student Instructors

We have some really great Postdoctoral Students teaching for us this year!

Check out their profiles: Postdoctoral Fellows and Visiting Staff


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