Department Chair, Department of Literature and LanguageAssociate Professor of English
Office: Angelico Hall, 108
PhD, English, Rutgers University
MA, English with Certificate in Creative Writing, SUNY-Binghamton
BA, English, Hollins College
La Scuola Italiana, Middlebury College
Poetry has appeared in The Paris Review, Western Humanities Review, The Antioch Review, Feminist Studies, The Squaw Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Cider Press Review, The Western Journal of Medicine, and other magazines. Her poetry has also appeared in Women Write Their Bodies: Stories of Illness and Recovery, issued by Kent State University Press. Her book of poetry, Living Apart, was published by Plain View Press.
Associate Professor, English
Office: Anglico 218
PhD, Magna cum laude, English and American Studies University of Dusseldorf, Germany, 1998
MA, Magna cum laude, English and American Studies University of Dusseldorf, Germany 1995
Published: “Gina Bonakdar Nahai: Fantasies of Escape and Inclusion” in Rahavard: A Persian Quarterly Journal of Iranian Studies. Summer and Autumn Issues 91 and 92, E-48-52; “Berkeley Rep Does Arabs” published online in iranian.com, November 2008; The Eagle of Broken Covenant: Representations of Eleanor of Aquitaine in British and American Drama. Dusseldorf. 2002. (Microfiche); Murder, Madness and the Literary Representation of Women in Selected Novels of Mary Elizabeth Braddon. Dusseldorf. 2000. (Microfiche); "Spurensuche mit Tschador (Seeking the Past in Persia)." Cosmopolitan (Germany) November 2000: 251-256.
Presented: "Prince and Martyr: Recasting Shahnameh’s Seyavash in Daneshvar’s Savushun.” 20th Annual International Conference on Medievalism. Baltimore, Maryland, October 14, 2005; "Complexity in Reading Lolita in Tehran.” March 10, 2005, as introduction to Azar Nafisi’s lecture at George Mason University; “Big History as a Required One-Year Freshman Sequence.” Co-authored with Cynthia Brown. 20th Annual World History Association conference in Beijing, China, July 7-10, 2011.
Assistant Professor of English and Social & Cultural Studies
Office: Angelico Hall 306
M.F.A., Writing, University of San Francisco
License (M.A.), French Language and Civilization, University of Paris, La Sorbonne
B.A., Tulane University
His fiction has appeared in The Evergreen Chronicles, The James White Review, The Chiron Review, Tulane Collegian
and Review and other magazines. His essays have appeared in Bless Me Father, Guy Writers, Queer and Catholic and other anthologies. His collection of short fiction, Where Is Home, was published by Fithian Press.
Assistant Professor of English
Office: 327 Angelico
Ph.D. Performance Studies, University of California, Davis
M.F.A. English and Creative Writing, Mills College
B.A. Creative Arts, Mount Allison University, Canada
MEXT Research Fellowship in Japanese Literature, Hosei University, Japan
Monbusho Research Fellowship in Japanese Art, Kanazawa College of Art, Japan
Sky=Empty (Collection of Poems) New Issues Poetry & Prose
Space, Gap, Interval, Distance (Poetry Chapbook) Sixteen Rivers Press, forthcoming
Japanese for Daydreamers (Poetry Chapbook) Finishing Line Press
Literary journal publications include: Hotel Amerika, Verse Daily, Sow's Ear, Ping Pong, Runes, Grain Magazine, Poetry Kanto, Five Fingers Review, Eleven Eleven, the Antigonish Review and others.
Article, essay, and book review publications include: Asian Theatre Journal, Canadian Literature, Dance Research Journal, dANdelion and others.
She is a translator and contributing editor for the Japanese-English bilingual literary journal Eki Mae.
Assistant Professor of English
Office: Angelico 220
Phone: (415) 257-1313
ABD, American Literature, Stanford University
MA, English with Writing Emphasis, University of California - Davis
BA, English and Creative Writing, University of Arizona
Poetry has appeared in Persona, California Quarterly, Sequoia, Poets for Peace: A Crisis Anthology, Standards, Pilgrimage and other magazines. Essays have appeared in American Masculinities and programs for The Latino Film Festival of Marin. One-act plays, A Place We Can Go and Manorexia, have been produced and performed at the Fringe of Marin and Playwrights Foundation in San Francisco.