Contact Information

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Main English Office

2119 Tawes Hall • 301-405-3809 • englmeo@umd.edu

Amanda BaileyChair and Professor301-405-3807abailey7@umd.edu
Valerie HornsbyAdmin. Assistant (chair's assistant) 301-405-3805englscheduling@umd.edu
Zita NunesAssociate Chair and Professor301-405-3806znunes@umd.edu
Kevin NeslineDirector of Operations301-405-3808remmell@umd.edu
Rebecca SommerAssoc. Director, Finance & Personnel301-405-0466rsommer@umd.edu
Amanda DykemaBusiness Services Specialist (payroll)301-405-3804adykema@umd.edu
Michele DrummondAssistant Director of Scheduling301-405-2076englscheduling@umd.edu
Shawn SaremiIT Coordinator301-405-8514saremi@umd.edu

Academic Writing Program (ENGL101)

1116 Tawes Hall • 301-405-3771

Jessica EnochDirector and Professor301-405-3761jenoch1@umd.edu
Scott EklundAcademic Coordinator301-405-3771seklund@umd.edu

Center for Literary and Comparative Studies

2120 Tawes Hall • 301-405-3185 • clcs@umd.edu

Edlie WongDirector and Professor301-405-3801edlie@umd.edu
Karen NelsonAssociate Director301-405-3185knelson@umd.edu

Comparative Literature

2116C Tawes Hall

Jerry PassannanteDirector and Professor301-405-3839gpassann@umd.edu 
Heather DiasProgram Coordinator301-405-3798hdias@umd.edu

Creative Writing

2116E Tawes Hall • 301-405-3820

Michael CollierDirector and Professor collierm@umd.edu
Lindsay BernalProgram Coordinator lbernal@umd.edu

Graduate Studies

2116 Tawes Hall • 301-405-0115 • englishgrad@umd.edu

Kellie RobertsonDirector and Professor krobert@umd.edu
Heather DiasProgram Coordinator301-405-3798hdias@umd.edu

Professional Writing

1220 Tawes Hall • 301-405-3762

Scott WibleDirector and Professor301-405-3760swible@umd.edu
Mark ForresterFaculty Fellow301-405-3774maforr@umd.edu
Rebecca HoldenFaculty Fellow301-405-3850rjholden@umd.edu
Thomas LowderbaughFaculty Fellow and Webmaster301-405-3774tlowderb@umd.edu
Scott MosesFaculty Fellow, Technology301-405-3850pmoses1@umd.edu
Grace CrussiahProgram Coordinator301-405-3764gjc@umd.edu
Helen McClungOffice Administrator301-405-3763hmcclung@umd.edu

Undergraduate Studies and Advising

1128 Tawes Hall • 301-405-3825 • english@umd.edu

Christina WalterDirector and Professor301-405-3825cmwalter@umd.edu
Karen LewisAssistant Director301-405-3825lewiske@umd.edu
Cassie CookAcademic Program Specialist301-405-3825english@umd.edu

Writing Center

1205 Tawes Hall • 301-405-3785 • writadmin@umd.edu

Vessela ValiavitcharskaDirector and Professor vvaliav@umd.edu
Thomas EarlesAssistant Director tearles@umd.edu
Bonnie PaucarProgram Management Specialist bpaucar@umd.edu
Clara MontagueAdministrative Fellow cmm@umd.edu