Doran

Doran

Tom Doran teaches courses on comics art, natural history, poetics, transnational and multiethnic American Studies, and the history of science and ecology. His courses often…

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Sherman

Sherman

Mark Sherman is the Head of the Department of Literary Arts & Studies. He received his Ph.D. in English in 1991 from the University of…

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Merola

Merola

Nicole M. Merola is Associate Professor of Ecocriticism & American Literature. She came to RISD in Fall 2005 from the University of Washington in Seattle, where…

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Lee

Lee

Joon Oluchi Lee is the author of three books of fiction: Neotenica (Nightboat, 2020), 94 (Publication Studio Portland, 2015) and Lace Sick Bag (Publication Studio Portland, 2013). His essays, including “The…

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Highfield

Highfield

Jonathan Bishop Highfield is the author of Food and Foodways in African Narratives: Community, Culture, and Heritage (Routledge, 2017) and Imagined Topographies: From Colonial Resource to Postcolonial Homeland(Peter…

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Gourlay

Gourlay

Alexander (Sandy) Gourlay went to Reed College to study physics, but was waylaid by courses in paleography, drawing and English literature; he finished as an…

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Ganguly

Ganguly

Avishek Ganguly is the Concentration Coordinator and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Literary Arts and Studies at Rhode Island School of Design. He…

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Fink

Fink

I came to RISD in 1957 out of Yale with an AMT from Harvard as a Brown graduate student. The English department had an established…

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Byrne

Byrne

Mairéad Byrne emigrated from Ireland to the US in 1994, for poetry. On the plane over, she read about the Internet for the first time….

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