Loyola University Maryland

Department of English

Stephen Park

Assistant Professor
High-Impact Practices Faculty Fellow (2019-2021)

Stephen Park


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



  • Ph.D., University of Southern California

Courses Taught

  • EN 392 Topics in Literatures of the Americas
  • EN 391 Topics in Multiethnic U.S. Literature
  • EN 390 Literature of the U.S./Mexico Border
  • EN 367 First-Generation Writing: Migration and Memory in Recent American Literature
  • EN 101 The Stranger: Literature and the Ethics of Hospitality


  • The Pan American Imagination: Contested Visions of the Hemisphere in Twentieth Century Literature. New World Studies Series, University of Virginia Press, 2014. 
    Nominated for the Susanne M. Glasscock Humanities Book Prize for Interdisciplinary Scholarship.
  • "Free Trade Masculinities and the Literature of NAFTA,” in Routledge Companion to Literature & Economics. Matt Seybold, ed. (Routledge 2018).
  • "Haunting the Plantation: The Global Southern Gothic in Eric Walrond’s Tropic Death,” Southern Quarterly 55.4 (Summer 2018), Special Issue: The Caribbean South. 
  • “‘Say, Is This the USA’? Documenting Modernity in Cuba and the US South,” Comparative American Studies 10.4 (December 2012).
  • “Academic Discourse at Havana: Pan American Eugenics and Transnational Capital in Alejo Carpentier’s ¡Écue-Yamba-Ó!,” Modern Fiction Studies 58.1 (Spring 2012). 
  • “Mesoamerican Modernism: William Carlos Williams and the Archaeological Imagination,” Journal of Modern Literature 34.4 (Summer 2011).

Areas of Interest

  • 20th-Century American Literature, Multiethnic U.S. Literature
Nora Benedict

Nora Benedict

Nora credits her Loyola education with affording her critical thinking skills and relationships with faculty, both of which inspired a career in academia

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