Loyola University Maryland

Department of English

Dr. Sondra Guttman

Teaching ProfessorSondra Guttman 300

Email: sfguttman@loyola.edu
Phone: 410-617-2147


Humanities Center 242H
Loyola University Maryland
4501 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21210


  • Ph.D, Rutgers University
  • M.A., Boston University
  • B.A., Johns Hopkins University

Courses Taught

  • EN 101: The Art of Reading
  • EN 203: Major Writers: American Literature
  • EN 266: U.S. Literature: Imagining the Nation
  • EN 366: American Literature to WWI: Dissent
  • EN 373: Black Lit Matters
  • EN 388: Asian/Pacific U.S. Literature


  • “Piecing the Crazy-Quilt: Approaches to Teaching Agnes Smedley’s Daughter of Earth.A Class of Our Own: Teaching the Literature of the Working Class. Eds. Laura Hapke and Lisa Cooper Kirby. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008. 76-95.
  • “‘No Tomorrow in the Man’: Uncovering the Great Depression in Their Eyes Were Watching God.” Arizona Quarterly 63.3 (Autumn 2007): 91-117.
  • “What Bigger Killed For: Re-Reading Violence Against Women in Native Son.Texas Studies in Literature and Language 43.2 (June 2001): 169-193.
    • Selection reprinted in Native Son (Bloom's Guide). Ed., Harold Bloom. New York: Chelsea House, 2007
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