Loyola University Maryland

Department of English

Mark Osteen

Dr. OsteenProfessor


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

Phone: 410-617-2363
Fax:  410-617-2702

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)


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