Loyola University Maryland

Department of English

Faculty & Staff

Note:  All faculty members teach EN 101 (The Art of Reading) and EN 200-level courses (second Core) in addition to upper-division courses in their fields of expertise. 


Kathleen Forni

Chair of Department of English

Ph.D., University of Southern California
Areas of interest: Chaucer, Middle English literature, medievalism, popular culture

 Vicki Barnett-Woods

Victoria Barnett-Woods

Lecturer-Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor
Ph.D., The George Washington University
Areas of interest: Eighteenth-century transatlantic literature, British Caribbean, Romantic Literature, Jane Austen, the rise of the novel 


 Brett H. Butler

Lecturer-Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Morgan State University
Areas of Interest: 20th century American literature, popular culture, comic books / graphic novels, men and masculinity studies, technical / professional writing 

Dr. Cole

Jean Lee Cole

Professor and Director of the minor in American Studies
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin
Areas of interest: American literature, American Studies, multiethnic American literature, gender studies, history of the book, visual cultural studies

Dr. Ellis

Juniper Ellis

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Areas of interest: Postcolonial literature, Pacific Rim literature

Dr. Girard

Melissa Girard

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois
Areas of interest: Modern poetry and poetics, 20th and 21st century American literature, gender studies, history of literary criticism

Dr. Guttman

Sondra Guttman

Lecturer-Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Rutgers University
Areas of interest: American literature, working class literature, African American literature

 Sarah Ingle - Photo

Sarah Ingle

Lecturer-Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Virginia
Areas of interest: American Studies, African American literature and culture, 19th-century and early 20th-century American literature and culture, folklore and literature, Southern Studies, Gothic literature, detective fiction, law and literature

Dr. G. Lobo

Giuseppina Iacono Lobo

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., English, The Pennsylvania State University
Areas of interest: Milton; 17th-century poetry and prose; literature and religious nonconformity; literature and revolution

Dr. McGlamery

Gayla McGlamery

Associate Professor
Co-Director of the Loyola Honors Program
Ph.D., Emory University
Areas of interest: Victorian literature and culture, the novel, film adaptation

 Prof. Miller

Nicholas Andrew Miller

Associate Professor; Director, Film Studies
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Areas of interest: Modernism, Irish literature, early cinema, film animation

Robert S. Miola

Gerard Manley Hopkins Professor; Lecturer in Classics
Ph.D., University of Rochester
Areas of interest: Shakespeare, Renaissance drama and poetry, classical backgrounds of English literature, Catholic Renaissance writers


Mark Osteen

Ph.D., Emory University
Areas of interest: Modern and contemporary literature, film studies, disability studies

 Stephen Park

Stephen Park

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Southern California
Areas of interest: 20th-Century American Literature, Multiethnic U.S. Literature


Thomas Scheye

Loyola Distinguished Service Professor
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Areas of interest: Renaissance literature, Shakespeare, Milton



Nathaniel A. Windon

Lecturer-Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Areas of interest: Nineteenth-century American and African-American literature, critical race theory, age studies


 Dr. Abromaitis

Carol Nevin Abromaitis

Professor Emerita
Ph.D., University of Maryland
Areas of interest: Restoration and 18th-century English literature, fantasy literature
 Dr. Crockett

Bryan Crockett

Associate Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Iowa
Areas of interest: English Renaissance literature and culture, modern drama

David Dougherty

David C. Dougherty

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Miami University (Ohio)
Areas of interest:  Detective and crime literature, filming Shakespeare's plays, Vietnam War fiction and films, sports and literature




Lori Neikirk

Program Assistant 
English and Political Science



Robert Miola

Robert Miola, Ph.D.

For this long-time English and Classics professor, the Loyola difference is in the way in which professors teach and by which students learn

English, Classics