Biography: Neil Levi specializes in twentieth century British and comparative literature, critical theory, and the Holocaust. He is the author of Modernist Form and the Myth of Jewification (Fordham UP, 2013). He is editor, with Michael Rothberg, of The Holocaust: Theoretical Readings (Edinburgh University Press/Rutgers University Press, 2003) and, with Tim Dolin, of a special issue of Australian Cultural History, entitled Antipodean Modern. Selected recent publications include:“Carl Schmitt and the Question of the Aesthetic,” New German Critique, volume 101 (Summer 2007): 27-43; “No Sensible Comparison?” The Place of the Holocaust In Australia’s History Wars,” History and Memory Volume 19, Number 1 (2007): 124-156; and “The Persistence of the Old Regime: Late Modernist Form in the Postmodern Period (Jameson, Badiou, Mosley),” in Modernism and Theory: A Critical Debate, edited by Stephen Ross (Routledge, 2009). He has also published articles in the journals Symploke, Modernism/Modernity, OCTOBER, Textual Practice, and Idealistic Studies. His play Kin won the 2015 Patrick White Playwrights’ Award.
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Education: BA, University at East Anglia, 1981; MA, 1986; PhD, Binghamton University, 1991.
Biography: Sandra Jamieson specializes in writing and communication studies and directs Drew’s Undergraduate Writing Fellows program. She teaches courses on social media, digital writing, authorship, genres of writing, creative nonfiction, tutoring and teaching writing, and civic engagement, and has led travel programs to Argentina and Cuba, and service trips to Honduras and the Dominican Republic. A principal researcher in the national study of student writing, the Citation Project, she has published many articles and book chapters in addition to The Bedford Guide to Teaching Writing in the Disciplines, and three co-edited collections, Coming of Age: The Advanced Writing Curriculum (2000), Information Literacy: Research and Collaboration across Disciplines (2016), and Points of Departure: Rethinking Student Source Use and Writing Studies Research Methods (2018). She has held office in two major writing studies organizations, and regularly lectures and runs workshops on plagiarism and information literacy on college campuses and presents papers at professional conferences in the US and abroad.
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Education: AB, Bryn Mawr College, 1972; PhD, Indiana University, 1992
Biography: Wendy Kolmar is Professor of English and of Women’s and Gender Studies. She teaches courses on feminist theory and the history of feminist thought, Victorian literature, women and literature, gothic and supernatural literature, film and literary criticism. She serves regularly as a consultant and reviewer for women’s and gender studies programs around the country and also served for many years on various governing bodies of the National Women’s Studies Association. Her publications include Haunting the House of Fiction: Feminist Perspectives on Ghost Stories by American Women (with Lynette Carpenter — 1991); Creating an Inclusive College Curriculum: A Teaching Source Book from the New Jersey Project (edited with Ellen G. Friedman, Charley B. Flint, and Paula Rothenberg — 1996); A Selected Annotated Bibliography of Ghost Stories by British and American Women Writers (with Lynette Carpenter — 1998); Feminist Theory: A Reader (with Fran Batkowski, now in its second edition) and a special issue of Women’s Studies Quarterly, entitled Looking Across the Lens: Women’s Studies and Film.
Tomás Q. Morín is an assistant professor of English. He co-directs the Creative Writing Program and specializes in teaching creative writing, American literature, and translation. He is the author of Patient Zero, which received a starred review in Publishers Weekly. His first poetry collection A Larger Country was the winner of the APR/Honickman Prize and runner-up for the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award. He is co-editor with Mari L’Esperance of Coming Close: Forty Essays on Philip Levine. He is the translator of Pablo Neruda’s The Heights of Macchu Picchu, as well as the opera Pancho Villa From a Safe Distance. His poems have appeared in Slate, Threepenny Review, Boulevard, Poetry, New England Review, and Narrative. His work has been profiled on NBC Latino and he is the recipient of a Civitella Foundation Fellowship.