Loyola University Maryland

Department of English

Jean Lee Cole

Dr. Cole Professor and Faculty Director of Community-Engaged Learning and Scholarship


Humanities 242 H
Department of English
Loyola University Maryland
4501 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21210

Phone: 410-617-5440
Fax: 410-617-2702

Blog:  http://jeanleecole.wordpress.com
Twitter: @ProfJLC  https://twitter.com/profjlc
CV available at Academia.edu  https://loyola.academia.edu/JeanLeeCole


  • M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas (Austin)
  • B.A., Carleton College

Courses Taught

  • EN 203 Major Writers: American Literature (Themes: Natural and Urban Landscapes; Three Decades of New York City)
  • EN 366 American Literature Before WWI
  • EN 367 The Civil War in American Literature
  • EN 369 The Novel in the United States 
  • EN 389 Gender in American Literature 1890-1910
  • EN 397 The American West

Recent Publications 

Recommended Websites

Professional Affiliations

  • Editor, American Periodicals
  • Modern Language Association
  • Society for the History of Authors, Readers, and Publishers (SHARP)
  • Research Society for American Periodicals
  • American Studies Association


Extracurricular activities: Loyola Chamber ensemble, tennis, gardening, needle crafts, painting and other visual arts, urban hikes around Baltimore, Orioles baseball.

Jean Lee Cole

Jean Lee Cole, Ph.D.

Originally from the Midwest, this English professor has been a pioneer of service-learning at Loyola University Maryland