Berkeley English Faculty


Interests
Elizabeth Abel Elizabeth Abel
Professor

C31 Hearst Annex
T/Th 3:45-5:15
eabel@berkeley.edu
Gender & Sexuality Studies
20th- and 21st-Century American
20th- and 21st-Century British
African American
Cultural Studies
Charles F. Altieri Charles F. Altieri
Professor
Rachael Anderson Stageberg Endowed Chair

D29N Hearst Annex
M 3-5
altieri@berkeley.edu
510 848 2686
20th- and 21st-Century American
20th- and 21st-Century British
Poetry
Oliver Arnold Oliver Arnold
Associate Professor; Placement Committee Chair

B34 Hearst Annex
Th 12:30-2:30
oarnold@berkeley.edu
Drama
Renaissance and Early Modern
Julia Bader Julia Bader
Professor Emerita

234 Wheeler
Please contact directly for office hours.
baderj@berkeley.edu
20th- and 21st-Century American
Gender & Sexuality Studies
Narrative & the Novel
Stephanie M Bahr Stephanie M Bahr
Postdoctoral Fellow

HFA Building C
Tuesday 11-12 & by appointment
stephaniebahr@berkeley.edu
Film
Middle English
Renaissance and Early Modern
Drama
Poetry
Stephen M. Best Stephen M. Best
Associate Professor

B24 Hearst Annex
Thursday, Café Strada 2:30-3:30 (by appointment - please email)
sbest@berkeley.edu
19th-Century American
African American
Critical Theory
C. D. Blanton C. D. Blanton
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies

B32 Hearst Annex
Graduate: Thursday, 2-4 p.m., Cafe Milano; General: Tuesday, 2-4 p.m., B-32 Hearst Field Annex
cdblanton@berkeley.edu
Critical Theory
19th-Century British
Poetry
20th- and 21st-Century British
Jeffrey Blevins Jeffrey Blevins
Lecturer

Tuesdays 1:30-3:30 in Cafe Milano
jblevins@berkeley.edu
Textual Criticism
Linguistics
Poetry
20th- and 21st-Century British
20th- and 21st-Century American
Critical Theory
Mitchell Breitwieser Mitchell Breitwieser
Professor, Daniel E. Koshland, Jr. Chancellor's Distinguished Chair in Writing

C48 Hearst Annex
abstemiast.tumblr.com
mitchb@berkeley.edu
20th- and 21st-Century American
Early American
19th-Century American
Melanie Abrams Chandra Melanie Abrams Chandra
Lecturer

B52 Hearst Annex
Thurs 11-12 and by appt
melanieabrams@berkeley.edu
Creative Writing
Vikram Chandra Vikram Chandra
Teaching Professor

B52 Hearst Annex
MW 10:00 am - 11:00 am, and by appointment
vikramchandra@berkeley.edu
Creative Writing
Mark Danner Mark Danner
Chancellor's Professor of English and Journalism

Wheeler 473 (English), North Gate Hall B-32 (Journalism)
Hours by appointment.
mark@markdanner.com
Kathleen Donegan Kathleen Donegan
Associate Professor

B7 Hearst Annex
Wednesday, 2:30-4:00
kdonegan@berkeley.edu
Atlantic
Caribbean
Early American
Native American
Ian Duncan Ian Duncan
Professor
Florence Green Bixby Chair in English

C61 Hearst Annex
Fall 2016: Wed. 2:00-5:00 pm
iduncan@berkeley.edu
Scottish
19th-Century British
18th-Century British
Narrative & the Novel
Nadia Ellis Nadia Ellis
Associate Professor

B58 Hearst Annex
Wednesdays 9-11a | Abe's Cafe, Euclid Ave
nellis@berkeley.edu
Atlantic
Caribbean
Gender & Sexuality Studies
African American
Cultural Studies
Eric Falci Eric Falci
Associate Professor

B56 Hearst Annex
Fall 2016: Monday 1-4 p.m.
efalci@berkeley.edu
Irish
20th- and 21st-Century British
Poetry
Thomas Farber Thomas Farber
Senior Lecturer

D29A Hearst Annex
3:00-3:30 and 6:30-8 Tues, 2017
tfar@berkeley.edu
510-644-4193
Creative Writing
Catherine Flynn Catherine Flynn
Assistant Professor

C34 Hearst Annex
on leave
cflynn@berkeley.edu
Critical Theory
Narrative & the Novel
Irish
20th- and 21st-Century British
Anne-Lise Francois Anne-Lise Francois
Associate Professor

B54 Hearst Annex
Spring 2015: ON LEAVE
afrancoi@berkeley.edu
18th-Century British
19th-Century British
Critical Theory
Narrative & the Novel
Poetry
Joshua Gang Joshua Gang
Assistant Professor

C44 Hearst Annex
jsgang [at] berkeley.edu
20th- and 21st-Century British
Critical Theory
Linguistics
Narrative & the Novel
Cecil S. Giscombe Cecil S. Giscombe
Professor

C62 Hearst Annex
Fall 2016. Thursdays, 12:30-3. Other times by appointment.
csgiscombe@berkeley.edu
Creative Writing
Mark Goble Mark Goble
Associate Professor

C11 Hearst Annex
MW 1-2 and by appointment
mgoble@berkeley.edu
Critical Theory
Narrative & the Novel
Poetry
Film
20th- and 21st-Century American
20th- and 21st-Century British
19th-Century American
Steven Goldsmith Steven Goldsmith
Professor

C63 Hearst Annex
Spring 2016 T 3:30-4:30; F 12:30-2:00
sgsmith@berkeley.edu
Critical Theory
19th-Century British
Poetry
Marcial Gonzalez Marcial Gonzalez
Associate Professor

C51 Hearst Annex
Friday 12:30pm - 3:00pm
marcial@berkeley.edu
20th- and 21st-Century American
Chicana/o and/or Latina/o
Critical Theory
Cultural Studies
Narrative & the Novel
Kevis Goodman Kevis Goodman
Associate Professor

C12 Hearst Annex
Fridays 1-2:30 pm, and by appointment
kgoodman@berkeley.edu
Critical Theory
Renaissance and Early Modern
18th-Century British
Poetry
Dorothy J. Hale Dorothy J. Hale
Professor

4113 Dwinelle
Office Hours: By Appointment
dhale@berkeley.edu
Critical Theory
Narrative & the Novel
20th- and 21st-Century American
20th- and 21st-Century British
19th-Century American
Kathleen L. Haley Kathleen L. Haley
Visiting Scholar

kathleen.haley1@gmail.com
Renaissance and Early Modern
18th-Century British
Drama
Narrative & the Novel
Poetry
Textual Criticism
Kristin Hanson Kristin Hanson
Associate Professor

C17 Hearst Annex
TuTh 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
khanson@berkeley.edu
Linguistics
Poetry
Robert L. Hass Robert L. Hass
Professor
Distinguished Professor in Poetry and Poetics

C65 Hearst Annex
M 11;30-1:00 and by appt.
bobhass@berkeley.edu
20th- and 21st-Century American
Creative Writing
Poetry
Lyn Hejinian Lyn Hejinian
John F. Hotchkis Professor of English

C64 Hearst Annex
by appointment
lynhejinian@gmail.com
20th- and 21st-Century American
African American
Creative Writing
Poetry
Abdul R. JanMohamed Abdul R. JanMohamed
Professor

D21B Hearst Annex
Tues & Thurs 2:30 - 4:00 and by appointment
abduljm@berkeley.edu
Critical Theory
African American
Cultural Studies
Donna V. Jones Donna V. Jones
Associate Professor

C52 Hearst Annex
Tue 10-12:30
dvjones@berkeley.edu
African
Caribbean
Critical Theory
Narrative & the Novel
20th- and 21st-Century British
Steven Justice Steven Justice
Chancellor's Professor

D21A Hearst Annex
Wednesday 11am-12:30PM in 694 Barrows Hall
sjustice@berkeley.edu
Middle English
Victoria Kahn Victoria Kahn
Professor
Katharine Bixby Hotchkis Chair in English

4317 Dwinelle
Thursdays, 2-4 and by appointment
vkahn@berkeley.edu
Renaissance and Early Modern
Critical Theory
Georgina Kleege Georgina Kleege
Lecturer SOE

D29E Hearst Annex
Fall 2016, Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:30-1, or by appointment
gkleege@berkeley.edu
510-292-5536
Creative Writing
Jeffrey Knapp Jeffrey Knapp
Professor
Ida Mae and William J. Eggers, Jr. Chair in English

B26 Hearst Annex
By appt.
jknapp@berkeley.edu
Drama
Renaissance and Early Modern
Critical Theory
Poetry
Film
Cultural Studies
David Landreth David Landreth
Associate Professor

C53 Hearst Field Annex
Office hours, Fall 2016: Weds 12:30 to 2:30 and Thu 4-5, HFA lawn (if sunny) or HFA C53 (if dreary)
dlandreth@berkeley.edu
Renaissance and Early Modern
Celeste Langan Celeste Langan
Associate Professor

C54 Hearst Field Annex
Fridays 11-1; by appointment
clangan@berkeley.edu
19th-Century British
Poetry
Joseph Lavery Joseph Lavery
Assistant Professor

C35 Hearst Field Annex
Sabbatical Fall 2016: email for appointment if urgent.
josephlavery@berkeley.edu
Critical Theory
Gender & Sexuality Studies
Pacific
19th-Century British
Cultural Studies
Steven S. Lee Steven Lee
Associate Professor; Faculty Equity Officer

C55 Hearst Field Annex
Office Hours, Fall 2016: Tuesday 1 pm - 3 pm (please e-mail for appointment)
stevenlee@berkeley.edu
Asian American
Atlantic
Pacific
20th- and 21st-Century American
African American
Cultural Studies
Colleen Lye Colleen Lye
Associate Professor

D25G Hearst Field Annex
On Sabbatical in 2015-2016
clye@berkeley.edu
Pacific
20th- and 21st-Century American
Asian American
Critical Theory
Cultural Studies
David Marno David Marno
Assistant Professor

C45 Hearst Field Annex
MF 2-4 at Blue Door Cafe (2244 Bancroft) and by appointment
marno@berkeley.edu
Drama
Renaissance and Early Modern
Critical Theory
Poetry
Katherine Mezur Katherine Mezur
Lecturer

D.A. Miller D.A. Miller
John F. Hotchkis Professor Emeritus and Professor of the Graduate School

D29 Hearst Field Annex
M 3-5
damiller@berkeley.edu
Gender & Sexuality Studies
Narrative & the Novel
19th-Century British
Film
Cultural Studies
Jennifer Miller Jennifer Miller
Associate Professor

C15 Hearst Field Annex
Mondays 3.30-5.30
j_miller@berkeley.edu
Middle English
Maura Nolan Maura Nolan
Associate Professor

B22 Hearst Field Annex
By appointment
mnolan@berkeley.edu
Middle English
Renaissance and Early Modern
Drama
Geoffrey G. O'Brien Geoffrey G. O'Brien
Associate Professor

C16 Hearst Field Annex
Fridays, 2-5pm
gobrien@berkeley.edu
Creative Writing
Poetry
20th- and 21st-Century American
20th- and 21st-Century British
19th-Century American
Katherine O'Brien O'Keeffe Katherine O'Brien O'Keeffe
Professor
Clyde and Evelyn Slusser Chair in English

Faculty Office: 427 Wheeler
T, W 10-11
kobok@berkeley.edu
Textual Criticism
Old English
Cultural Studies
Joyce Carol Oates Joyce Carol Oates
Professor

Office Hours: 3-3:30 and 6:30-7, immediately before and after class in 203 Wheeler
Creative Writing
Samuel Otter Samuel Otter
Professor

D25D Hearst Field Annex
By appointment. Please email.
sotter@berkeley.edu
Early American
19th-Century American
African American
Genaro M. Padilla Genaro M. Padilla
Professor and Chair

B38 Hearst Field Annex
By appointment
gpadilla@berkeley.edu
20th- and 21st-Century American
Chicana/o and/or Latina/o
Cultural Studies
R. D. Perry R. D. Perry
Postdoctoral Fellow

HFA
by appointment
rdperry@berkeley.edu
Middle English
Critical Theory
Textual Criticism
Poetry
Old English
Cultural Studies
Joanna M Picciotto Joanna M Picciotto
Associate Professor

D25F Hearst Field Annex
W 2-5
jpicciotto@berkeley.edu
Renaissance and Early Modern
18th-Century British
Kent Puckett Kent Puckett
Associate Professor

D25E Hearst Field Annex
Fridays, 11-12
kpuckett@berkeley.edu
Critical Theory
Narrative & the Novel
19th-Century British
Poetry
Film
Poulomi Saha Poulomi Saha
Assistant Professor

C36 Hearst Field Annex
MW 2-3 & by appointment
psaha@berkeley.edu
Asian American
South Asian
Critical Theory
Gender & Sexuality Studies
Cultural Studies
Scott Saul Scott Saul
Professor

D29B Hearst Field Annex
W noon-3 pm
ssaul@berkeley.edu
20th- and 21st-Century American
African American
Cultural Studies
Drama
Susan Schweik Susan Schweik
Professor

C47 Hearst Field Annex
By appointment
sschweik@berkeley.edu
Critical Theory
Gender & Sexuality Studies
Poetry
20th- and 21st-Century American
Cultural Studies
19th-Century American
C. Namwali Serpell Namwali Serpell
Associate Professor

D25A Hearst Field Annex
On leave 2016
serpell@berkeley.edu
Critical Theory
Narrative & the Novel
20th- and 21st-Century American
20th- and 21st-Century British
John Shoptaw John Shoptaw
Continuing Lecturer

HFA courtyard or D29A HFA (email me)
Fri 12:10-2 or so, & by appt
jshoptaw@berkeley.edu
19th-Century American
20th- and 21st-Century American
Creative Writing
Poetry
Katherine Snyder Katherine Snyder
Associate Professor

C32 Hearst Field Annex
By appointment
ksnyder@berkeley.edu
20th- and 21st-Century American
20th- and 21st-Century British
19th-Century British
19th-Century American
Gender & Sexuality Studies
Narrative & the Novel
Cultural Studies
Janet Sorensen Janet Sorensen
Associate Professor

432 Wheeler
Mondays 1-2:30 and by appointment
jsorensen@berkeley.edu
18th-Century British
George A. Starr George A. Starr
Professor

D29D Hearst Field Annex
336 Wheeler, Tue.-Thur. 3:30-5:00 & by appt.
gastarr@berkeley.edu
18th-Century British
Elisa Tamarkin Elisa Tamarkin
Associate Professor

D29C Hearst Field Annex
by appointment
tamarkin@berkeley.edu
Atlantic
Early American
19th-Century American
Emily V. Thornbury Emily V. Thornbury
Associate Professor

C33 Hearst Field Annex
W 2-5: please email for appointment
thornbury@berkeley.edu
Linguistics
Textual Criticism
Poetry
Old English
Cultural Studies
James Grantham Turner James Grantham Turner
Professor
James D. Hart Chair in English

D29A Hearst Field Annex
by appointment
grantham@berkeley.edu
510-642-2749
Renaissance and Early Modern
18th-Century British
Gender & Sexuality Studies
Drama
Narrative & the Novel
Poetry
Bryan Wagner Bryan Wagner
Associate Professor

D25C Hearst Field Annex
bwagner@berkeley.edu
19th-Century American
20th- and 21st-Century American
African American
Critical Theory
Hertha D. Sweet Wong Hertha D. Sweet Wong
Associate Professor and Assistant Chair

Hearst Field Annex B, Room 36
By appointment
hertha@berkeley.edu
20th- and 21st-Century American
Native American
Cultural Studies
19th-Century American
Wendy Veronica Xin Wendy Veronica Xin
Postdoctoral Fellow

Babette
By Appointment Only
wendy.xin@berkeley.edu
Narrative & the Novel
19th-Century British
Film
20th- and 21st-Century British
Dora Zhang Dora Zhang
Assistant Professor

C46 Hearst Field Annex
On leave 2016-7
dyzhang@berkeley.edu
Critical Theory
Linguistics
Narrative & the Novel
20th- and 21st-Century British

Interests
Joel B. Altman Joel B. Altman
Emeritus

237 Wheeler
jbaltman@berkeley.edu
Drama
Renaissance and Early Modern
Ann Banfield Ann Banfield
Emerita

411 Wheeler
banfield@berkeley.edu
510-642-1150
Critical Theory
Linguistics
Narrative & the Novel
John Bishop John Bishop
Emeritus

233 Wheeler
jbishop@berkeley.edu
20th- and 21st-Century British
20th- and 21st-Century American
Narrative & the Novel
Robert Bloom Robert Bloom
Emeritus

337 Wheeler
robertbloom@berkeley.edu
20th- and 21st-Century American
20th- and 21st-Century British
Stephen Booth Stephen Booth
Emeritus

409 Wheeler
sbooth@berkeley.edu
Renaissance and Early Modern
Poetry
Carol T. Christ Carol T. Christ
Professor

333 Wheeler Hall
cchrist@berkeley.edu
19th-Century British
Frederick C. Crews Frederick C. Crews
Emeritus

fredc@berkeley.edu
Richard Feingold Richard Feingold
Emeritus

feingold@berkeley.edu
18th-Century British
Donald M. Friedman Donald M. Friedman
Emeritus

337 Wheeler
dmf@berkeley.edu
Catherine Gallagher Catherine Gallagher
Emerita
Former Ida May and William J Eggers, Jr., Chair in English

229 Wheeler
by appointment
cgall@berkeley.edu
(510) 642-4580
19th-Century British
Gender & Sexuality Studies
Narrative & the Novel
Richard Hutson Richard Hutson
Emeritus

462 Wheeler
W 11-12 and by appointment
rhutson@berkeley.edu
19th-Century American
20th- and 21st-Century American
African American
Critical Theory
Narrative & the Novel
Maxine Hong Kingston Maxine Hong Kingston
Emerita

yinglan@berkeley.edu
Donald McQuade Donald McQuade
Professor

D29H Hearst Field Annex
Meetings by appointment
dmcquade@berkeley.edu
19th-Century American
Creative Writing
Bharati Mukherjee Bharati Mukherjee
Professor Emerita

334 Wheeler
T 12:30-3:30
missnewindia@gmail.com
World Literature
Creative Writing
Narrative & the Novel
Alan H. Nelson Alan H. Nelson
Emeritus

430 Wheeler
ahnelson@berkeley.edu
Middle English
Renaissance and Early Modern
John Niles John Niles
Emeritus

jdniles@wisc.edu
Poetry
Scottish
Old English
Morton D. Paley Morton D. Paley
Emeritus

337 Wheeler Hall
mpaley@berkeley.edu
18th-Century British
19th-Century British
Carolyn Porter Carolyn Porter
Emerita

cporter@berkeley.edu
19th-Century American
20th- and 21st-Century American
Critical Theory
Gender & Sexuality Studies
Narrative & the Novel
Ishmael S. Reed Ishmael S. Reed
Emeritus

uncleish@aol.com
Hugh Macrae Richmond Hugh Macrae Richmond
Emeritus

237 Wheeler
hmr@berkeley.edu
510 843-7528
Drama
Renaissance and Early Modern
Poetry
Peter D. Scott Peter D. Scott
Emeritus

430 Wheeler
peterdalescott@gmail.com
Robert Tracy Robert Tracy
Emeritus

337 Wheeler
rtracy@berkeley.edu
Drama
Narrative & the Novel
19th-Century British
Irish
Alex Zwerdling Alex Zwerdling
Emeritus

237 Wheeler
alexzw@berkeley.edu
Narrative & the Novel
Poetry
20th- and 21st-Century American
20th- and 21st-Century British