Judith Goldman

Assistant Professor

Contemporary North American and British poetry and poetics

Myung Mi Kim


Twentieth-century American poetry and poetics

Ming-Qian Ma
Associate Professor
American literature, poetry and poetics

Steve McCaffery

Professor; David Gray Chair of Poetry and Letters; Director of Poetics

Contemporary poetry, poetics, and critical theory

Affiliate Faculty

Comparative Literature

Eva Plonowska Ziarek

Feminist theory, modernism, continental philosophy, ethics, and critical theory

Krzysztof Ziarek

Contemporary poetry and poetics, aesthetics, philosophy and literature, and literary theory


Dimitri Anastasopoulos

Fiction writing, avant-garde fiction, postmodern metafiction, contemporary American fiction

Cristanne Miller

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century American Poetry, Feminist Studies

Christina Milletti

Fiction, Contemporary American Fiction, 20th Century Novel


Michael Basinski, Curator of the Poetry Collection

James Maynard, Associate Curator of the Poetry Collection  

Theatre and Dance

Sarah Bay-Cheng

Avant-garde Theatre and Film, Modernist Literature and Performance, Sexuality in modern drama, and Queer Performance

Media Studies 

Loss Pequeño Glazier

Digital media, poetics, and materiality; Director of the Electronic Poetry Center

Romance Languages

Jorge Guitart

Spanish linguistics, Spanish dialectology (world Spanishes), translation

Jean-Jacques Thomas

19th- and 20th-century French literature and culture, poetry and poetics, linguistics, semiotics, literature and culture, Quebec and Canadian studies, Francophone North America