Program Information

Ben Click, Chair
Professor of English

Office staff: 240-895-4225

Faculty Spotlight

Refocusin Chaplin

Professor of English Ben Click's new co-edited volume, Refocusing Chaplin: A Screen Icon through Critical Lenses, was published by Scarecrow Press in Fall 2013. 

Student Spotlight

Maria Smaldone

Maria Smalldone finds doors opening for her in Oxford, while studying at the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

Assistant Professor of English

Montgomery Hall 102a
(240) 895-2017

Author website:

Karen Leona Anderson received a B.A. from McGill University, an M.F.A in poetry from the University of Iowa, an M.A. in Creative Writing from Victoria University Wellington, and a Ph.D. in English from Cornell University. Her poems have appeared in journals such as ecopoetics, jubilat, Verse, Indiana Review, The New Republic, Fence, Pleiades, Volt, Colorado Review, and Poetry Ireland Review; her book Punish honey is forthcoming from Carolina Wren Press in 2009. Her research interests include literature and science, literature and economics, late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century U.S. poetry, contemporary poetry, ecopoetics, and environmental writing. Her current work is focused on economic and bioeconomic metaphor.