English Faculty

Anna J. Abramson

Anna J. Abramson

Assistant Professor of English

Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Johnson Chapel Room 110
Anston L. Bosman

Anston L. Bosman

Associate Professor of English

413-542-2627 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Johnson Chapel Room 203
Lisa Brooks

Lisa Brooks

Henry S. Poler '59 Presidential Teaching Professor of English and American Studies

413-542-5594 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Johnson Chapel Room 112
Alicia J. Mireles Christoff

Alicia J. Mireles Christoff

Associate Professor of English

413-542-5457 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Johnson Chapel Room 201
C. Rhonda Cobham-Sander

C. Rhonda Cobham-Sander

Emily C. Jordan Folger Professor of Black Studies and English (On Leave 1/1/2024 - 6/30/2024)

413-542-5832 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Cooper House Room 102
Sony Coranez Bolton

Sony Coranez Bolton

Associate Professor of Spanish and English; Faculty Equity and Inclusion Officer; Chair of Latinx and Latin Amer Studies

413-542-5905 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Grosvenor House Room 023
Michael Elliott

Michael Elliott

President of the College Professor of American Studies and English

Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Converse Hall Room 103
Judith E. Frank

Judith E. Frank

Eliza J. Clark Folger Professor of English (On Leave 1/1/2024 - 6/30/2024)

413-542-2071 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Johnson Chapel Room 104
Amity W. Gaige

Amity W. Gaige

Visiting Writer

413-542-5747 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu
Christopher A. Grobe

Christopher A. Grobe

Associate Professor of English; Director of the Center for Humanistic Inquiry

413-542-5515 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Lyceum Room 110
Joshua M. Guilford

Joshua M. Guilford

Assistant Professor of English in Film and Media Studies

413-542-5342 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Fayerweather Hall
Amelie E. Hastie

Amelie E. Hastie

Nancy and Douglas D. Abbey '71 Professor of English in Film and Media Studies

413-542-5438 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Johnson Chapel Room 101
Kirun Kapur

Kirun Kapur

Lecturer in English and Director of the Creative Writing Program

413-542-8318 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Webster Hall Room 211
Shayla I. Lawson

Shayla I. Lawson

Assistant Professor of English (On Leave 1/1/2024 - 6/30/2024)

413-542-8198 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Johnson Chapel Room 301B
Min Jin Lee

Min Jin Lee

Writer-In-Residence (On Leave 7/1/2023 - 6/30/2024)

Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Frost Library Room 219
Thirii M. Myint

Thirii M. Myint

Assistant Professor of English

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Meghana Mysore

Meghana Mysore

Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of English

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Nozomi Nakaganeku Saito

Nozomi Nakaganeku Saito

Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of English

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Ingrid L. Nelson

Ingrid L. Nelson

Professor of English; Chair of European Studies

413-542-5458 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Johnson Chapel Room 301E
Shoshana Olidort

Shoshana Olidort

Visiting Lecturer in English

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Pooja G. Rangan

Pooja G. Rangan

Associate Professor of English in Film and Media Studies;; Chair of Film and Media Studies

413-542-5745 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Johnson Chapel Room 108
Kristina H. Reardon

Kristina H. Reardon

Director of the Intensive Writing Program and Senior Lecturer in English

Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Johnson Chapel Room 003
Frank Leon Roberts

Frank Leon Roberts

Assistant Professor of English

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Geoffrey D. Sanborn

Geoffrey D. Sanborn

Samuel Williston Professor of English; Chair of English

413-542-5595 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Johnson Chapel Room 106
Benigno R. Sanchez-Eppler

Benigno R. Sanchez-Eppler

Senior Lecturer in English

Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Johnson Chapel Room 005
Karen J. Sanchez-Eppler

Karen J. Sanchez-Eppler

L. Stanton Williams 1941 Professor of American Studies and English (On Leave 1/1/2024 - 6/30/2024)

413-542-2186 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Morgan Hall Room 106
Eric Sanders

Eric Sanders

Visiting Assistant Professor of English

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Dennis James Sweeney

Dennis James Sweeney

Lecturer in English

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Cheikh A. Thiam

Cheikh A. Thiam

Professor of English and Black Studies (On Leave 7/1/2023 - 6/30/2024)

Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Johnson Chapel Room 002
Amelia Worsley

Amelia Worsley

Assistant Professor of English (On Leave 1/1/2024 - 6/30/2024)

413-542-5678 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Johnson Chapel Room 102
Victor W. Yang

Victor W. Yang

Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Johnson Chapel Room 110

Contributing Faculty

Amy Dryansky

Amy Dryansky

James Merrill Visiting Poet

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Aneeka A. Henderson

Aneeka A. Henderson

Associate Professor of American Studies

413-542-5533 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Johnson Chapel Room 107
Krupa Shandilya

Krupa Shandilya

Associate Professor of Sexuality, Women's and Gender Studies

413-542-5464 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Johnson Chapel Room 105
SEVAN Tavoukdjian

SEVAN Tavoukdjian

Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance

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Emeritus Faculty

John Cameron

John Cameron

Professor of English, Emeritus

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Howell D. Chickering

Howell D. Chickering

G. Armour Craig Professor of Language and Literature, Emeritus

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Allen Guttmann

Allen Guttmann

Emily C. Jordan Folger Professor of English and American Studies, Emeritus

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Ben Lieber

Ben Lieber

Senior Lecturer in Intensive Writing, Emeritus

413-542-5040 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu
Barry O'Connell

Barry O'Connell

James E. Ostendarp Professor of English, Emeritus

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Dale E. Peterson

Dale E. Peterson

Eliza J. Clark Folger Professor of English and Russian, Emeritus

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William H. Pritchard

William H. Pritchard

Henry Clay Folger Professor of English, Emeritus

413-542-2079 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Johnson Chapel Room 002
Andrea B. Rushing

Andrea B. Rushing

Professor of Black Studies and English, Emerita

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David R. Sofield

David R. Sofield

Samuel Williston Professor of English, Emeritus

413-542-2231 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Science Center Room D217
Kim Townsend

Kim Townsend

Class of 1959 Professor of English, Emeritus

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Helen L. von Schmidt

Helen L. von Schmidt

Senior Lecturer in English, Emerita

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Staff

Siobhan McArdle

Siobhan McArdle

Academic Department Coordinator

413-542-2231 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Johnson Chapel Room 001
Eileen C. Smith

Eileen C. Smith

Academic Department Coordinator / Supervisor

413-542-2672 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info @amherst.edu Johnson Chapel Room 001B