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Chris AbaniBoard of Trustees Professor of English; Director of Graduate Studies, Litowitz Graduate Program in Creative Writing (MFA+MA)847-467-1065
University Hall 113ATBA
Erin AndrewsVisiting Assistant Professor of English847-491-7294
Eula BissArtist in Residence847-467-0826
University Hall 026BTBA
Brian BouldreySenior Lecturer847-491-5595
University Hall 023BTBA
Jacob BoydArtist in Residence847-491-5618
University Hall 019BTBA
Katharine BreenAssociate Professor of English847-491-7486
University Hall 419BTBA
John BreslandAssociate Professor of Instruction847-467-1103
University Hall 028BTBA
Sara ČerneVisiting Assistant Professor of English847-491-7294
University Hall 215C
Hannah ChaskinVisiting Assistant Professor of English847-491-7294
University Hall 215C
Averill CurdyAssociate Professor of Instruction; Director of the English Major in Writing847-467-1976
University Hall 022CBy appointment
John Alba CutlerAssociate Professor of English847-467-1783
University Hall 328CTBA
Nick DavisAlumnae of Northwestern Teaching Professor; Associate Professor of English847-491-3433
University Hall 307DTBA
Tracy C. DavisEthel M. Barber Professor of Performing Arts; Professor of English and Theatre847-491-3138
70 Arts Circle Dr, 5-173DTBA
Sheila DonohueProfessor of Instruction847-491-8916
1908 Sheridan RoadDBy appointment
Stuart DybekDistinguished Writer in Residence847-491-7294
University Hall 025DOn Leave Spring 2020
Betsy ErkkilaHenry Sanborn Noyes Professor of Literature847-491-3097
University Hall 408ETBA
Kasey EvansAssociate Professor of English; Director of Graduate Studies, Department of English847-491-7135
University Hall 303 ETBA
Harris FeinsodAssociate Professor of English and Comparative Literary Studies847-467-1762
University Hall 222FOn Leave 2019-2020
Mary FinnAssociate Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs847-491-7560
1922 Sheridan RoadFBy appointment
Christine FroulaProfessor of English, Comparative Literary Studies, and Gender & Sexuality Studies847-491-3599
University Hall 405FContact by email, with responses by the end of the day
Reginald GibbonsFrances Hooper Chair in the Arts and Humanities; Professor of English and Classics847-467-1066
University Hall 404GTBA
Susannah Young-ah GottliebAssociate Professor of English and Comparative Literary Studies; Director of the Poetry & Poetics Colloquium & Workshop; Associate Chair of the Department of English847-491-3091
University Hall 321GTBA
Jay GrossmanAssociate Professor of English847-491-7321
University Hall 305GOn Leave Spring 2020
James J. HodgeAssociate Professor of English and the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities; Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of English847-491-5675
University Hall 413HTBA
Michelle HuangAssistant Professor847-491-5837
University Hall 226HOn Leave Spring 2020
Lauren JacksonAssistant Professor of English847-491-5773
University Hall 407JTBA
Rebecca JohnsonDirector of Middle East and North African Studies, Associate Professor of English and the Alice Kaplan Institute of the Humanities847-467-1365
University Hall 225JTBA
Christopher LaneProfessor of English 847-491-7475
University Hall 206LTBA
Jules LawProfessor of English and Comparative Literature847-491-5526
University Hall 313 LAll enquiries--including requests for Zoom meetings--should be sent by e-mail to, and will be answered promptly (generally within hours). Meetings by Zoom will generally be scheduled during my virtual office hours, Tuesdays and Thursdays 10-12.
Justin MannAssistant Professor of English847-491-4718
University Hall 326MTBA
Susan ManningProfessor of English, Theatre, and Performance Studies; Bergen Evans Professor of the Humanities; Chair of the Department of English847-491-5120
University Hall 406 MPlease contact for Chair-related business.
Juan MartinezAssociate Professor of English847-467-4677
University Hall 403MTBA
Jeffrey MastenProfessor of English and Gender & Sexuality Studies847-491-3012
University Hall 308MTBA
Nami MunArtist in Residence847-467-4316
University Hall 025MTBA
Evan MwangiProfessor of English; Director of Graduate Studies in the Comparative Literary Studies Program847-491-3529
University Hall 119MTBA
Kalyan NadimintiAssistant Professor of English847-491-7294
University Hall 019N
Barbara NewmanJohn Evans Professor of Latin; Professor of English, Classics, and History847-491-5679
University Hall 304 NTBA
Susan PhillipsAssociate Professor of English847-491-3368
University Hall 315PTuesdays, 2-4 PM; make an appointment here:
Bill SavageProfessor of Instruction; WCAS Advisor847-491-8916
1908 Sheridan RoadSBy appointment at 1908 Sheridan
Lauren SchlesingerArtist in Residence847-491-5618
University Hall 019STBA
Regina SchwartzProfessor of English847-491-3637
University Hall 324STBA
Shauna SeliyAssociate Professor of Instruction847-467-2675
University Hall 024STBA
Charif ShanahanAssociate Professor of Instruction847-467-3944
University Hall 025S
Laurie ShannonFranklyn Bliss Snyder Professor of English Literature847-491-3643
University Hall 214SOn Leave 2019-20
Vivasvan SoniAssociate Professor of English847-467-0699
University Hall 325STBA
Julia SternCharles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence; Professor of English and American Studies847-491-3530
University Hall 208 STBA
Helen ThompsonProfessor of English847-491-7187
University Hall 415TBy appointment
Natasha TretheweyBoard of Trustees Professor of English847-491-4068
University Hall 226TOn Leave 2019-2020
Elizabeth TrubeyAssistant Dean for Academic Advising; Distinguished Senior Lecturer847-491-8916
1908 Sheridan RoadTBy appointment at 1908 Sheridan
Wendy WallAvalon Professor of the Humanities; Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence; Professor of English847-491-7946
University Hall 204WTBA
Rachel Jamison WebsterAssociate Professor of Instruction847-491-0894
University Hall 027WOn Leave 2019-2020
William N. WestAssociate Professor of English and Comparative Literary Studies847-467-1345
University Hall 306/Kresge 4-305WTBA
Ivy WilsonAssociate Professor of English; Director of American Studies847-491-3496
University Hall 319 WTBA
Kelly WisecupAssociate Professor of English847-467-6088
University Hall 228WPlease email Prof. Wisecup at to make an advising appointment.
Tristram WolffAssistant Professor of English847-467-7743
University Hall 322WTBA
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