Kathleen Bossert has accepted a tenure-track assistant professorship at Notre Dame of Maryland University in Baltimore. She's recently been a visiting assistant professor at Franklin and Marshall. Kate completed her dissertation (Spring 2010), "The Tudor Antichrists, 1485-1603," under a committee composed of Kent Cartwright (chair), Theresa Coletti, Donna Hamilton, Ted Leinwand, and Philip Soergel (History).
has accepted an appointment as a tenure-track assistant professor at Northern Illinois University. Lara completed her doctorate in Fall 2007, with a dissertation on “Manuscript Context and Literary Interpretation: John Donne’s Poetry in Seventeenth-Century England." Her committee was composed of Donna Hamilton (chair), Neil Fraistat, Gary Hamilton, Marshall Grossman, and Philip Soergel (History).
Tim Crowley has accepted an appointment as a tenure-track assistant professor at Northern Illinois University. He finished his doctorate in Summer 2009, with a dissertation entitled "Feigned Histories: Philip Sidney and the Poetics of Spanish Chivalric Romance." His committee members were Donna Hamilton (chair), Theodore Leinwand, Elizabeth Bearden, Ralph Bauer, Kent Cartwright, Carmen Benito-Vessels (Spanish).
Maria Gigante has accepted a tenure-track position as assistant professor in the Department of English at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo. Maria will be working in the department's new Rhetoric and Writing program. In June, she will defend her dissertation, "Science in the Public Eye: Communicating and Selling Science through Images." The members of her dissertation committee are Jeanne Fahnestock (chair), Shirley Logan, Vessela Valiavitcharska, Scott Wible, and Shawn Parry-Giles (Communication).
T.J. Moretti has accepted an appointment as a tenure track assistant professor of English at Iona College. T.J. defended his dissertation, "Is this your manly service?": Religion, Gender, and Drama in Early Modern England, 1558-1625," in May, 2011. His committee was composed of Ted Leinwand (chair), Kimberly Coles, Theresa Coletti, Kent Cartwright, and Philip Soergel (History).