Loyola University Maryland

Department of English

Mark Osteen

ProfessorDr. Osteen


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

Phone: 410-617-2363

Courses Taught

  • EN 370 Modern British and American Fiction
  • EN 382 Topics in Literature and Film (recent topics: England Swings: the Literature, Film and Culture of England in the 1960s; Shades of Black: Film Noir and Postwar America;  Neurodiversity: Mental Disability in Literature and Film)
  • EN 386 Seminar in Literature and Film Studies (recent topics: Rear Windows and Wrong Men: The Cinema of Alfred Hitchcock; From Berlin to Hollywood: German Directors and Classical Hollywood Cinema)
  • EN 387 Seminar: Imagining Apocalypse in Contemporary Literature



  • The Beatles through a Glass Onion: Reconsidering the White Album (2019)
  • Nightmare Alley: Film Noir and the American Dream (2013)
  • One of Us: A Family’s Life with Autism (2010)
  • American Magic and Dread: Don DeLillo's Dialogue with Culture (2000)
  • The Economy of Ulysses: Making Both Ends Meet (1995)


  • Hitchcock and Adaptation:  On the Page and Screen (2014)
  • Autism and Representation (2008)
  • The Question of the Gift: Essays Across Disciplines (2002)
  • White Noise, Text and Criticism (1998)
  • Co-editor, Music at the Crossroads: Lives and Legacies of Baltimore Jazz (Loyola Aperio Series: 2010)
  • Co-editor, The New Economic Criticism: Studies at the Intersection of Literature and Economics (1999).


  • Dorothy Churchill Cappon Nonfiction Award, from the journal New Letters (2016) 
  • Seventeenth Annual Deans' Symposium Award in recognition of outstanding achievement in research, teaching and service (2014)
  • Nachbahr Award for outstanding scholarly accomplishment in the Humanities (2000)


Carol Abromaitis

Carol Abromaitis, Ph.D.

Dr. Abromaitis, professor emerita of English and Catholic Studies, taught at Loyola for five decades in addition to advising students bound for law school

English, Catholic Studies