Department of English



Jonathan Baldo

Melissa Balmain

Professor of English David Bleich

  • David Bleich
  • Professor
  • Phone: (585) 275-8568
  • Research Interests: Literary and language theory, writing and language pedagogy, women's studies, science studies, Jewish studies, film and popular culture

  • Joel Burges
  • Assistant Professor of English
  • Phone: (585) 275-2694
  • Research Interests: Post-1945 cultural studies, media studies, critical theory, American and contemporary literature

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Morris Eaves

  • Morris Eaves
  • Professor of English and Richard L. Turner Professor of Humanities
    Director, A. W. Mellon Graduate Program in the Digital Humanities of the School of Arts & Sciences
  • Phone: (585) 275-9025
  • Research Interests: British Romanticism, Media history and theory, Editorial theory, William Blake Archive Project
  • Curriculum Vitae

Brady Fletcher

Kenneth Gross

  • Kenneth Gross
  • Alan F. Hilfiker Distinguished Professor of English
  • Phone: (585) 275-4098
  • Research Interests: Renaissance literature, Shakespeare, theater, English poetry, literature and the visual arts

Jennifer Grotz

Thomas Hahn

Gregory Heyworth

Sarah Higley

Rosemary Kegl

  • Rosemary Kegl
  • Associate Professor
    Chair of the Department of English
  • Phone: (585) 275-4092
  • Research Interests: Shakespeare and English Renaissance drama, early modern literature and culture, literary theory, gender studies

Bette London

James Longenbach

Nigel Maister

Katherine Mannheimer

James Memmott

John Michael

Jason Middleton

William Miller

Supritha Rajan

Gordon Rice

  • Gordon Rice
  • Senior Lecturer
    Production Manager of the International Theatre Program
  • Phone: (585) 275-9006
  • Research Interests: Technical direction, production management

  • Steven Rozenski
  • Assistant Professor
  • Phone: (585) 276-7325
  • Research Interests: Middle English devotional literature, translation studies, book history, medieval German and Dutch literature, trans-Reformation England

Stephen Schottenfeld

Joanna Scott

  • Joanna Scott
  • Roswell Smith Burrows Professor of English
  • Phone: (585) 275-2784
  • Research Interests: Modern and contemporary fiction, the art of imaginative writing

Curt Smith

  • Curt Smith
  • Senior Lecturer in English
  • Phone: (585) 275-4260
  • Research Interests: Presidential rhetoric, American presidents of the radio/television age, Public speaking, Sports broadcasting, with emphasis on baseball, football, basketball, and hockey

Ezra Tawil

  • Ezra Tawil
  • Associate Professor of English
    Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Phone: (585) 275-5050
  • Research Interests: American literature to 1900, rise of the novel, the literary history of race, American sentimentalism, transatlantic theories of the aesthetic
  • Curriculum Vitae

Jeffrey Tucker