Loyola University Maryland

Department of English

Faculty & Staff

Note: All faculty members teach one or more of the following courses: EN 101, Understanding Literature; EN 201, Major Writers: English; EN 203, Major Writers: American; and EN 205, Major Writers: Shakespeare.
Dr. Abromaitis

Carol Nevin Abromaitis

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

 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 

Dr. Cole

Jean Lee Cole

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


Kathleen Forni

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

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

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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

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Christopher Justice

Affiliate Professor

Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
Areas of interest: Writing studies, environmental humanities, ecocriticism, 20th Century American literature, detective fiction, animal studies, film studies.

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. Lukacs

Paul Lukacs

Chair, Associate Professor
Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University
Areas of interest: American literature, literary theory, history of the novel, literature and politics

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


Erin Wilson

Lecturer-Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Missouri
Areas of interest: 19th-century British literature and culture, American film history, horror studies, literature and medicine, criminality in literature

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Nathaniel 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

Thomas Scheye

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


 Dr. Crockett

Bryan Crockett

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


Carol Abromaitis

Carol Abromaitis, Ph.D.

A professor of English and Catholic Studies, Dr. Abromaitis serves as advisor to students who plan to attend law school and has been teaching at Loyola for five decades

English, Catholic Studies