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Meet Our Faculty

Stephanie Bahr, Assistant Professor of Literature

sbahr@hamilton.edu
B.A., Mount Allison University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Naomi Guttman, Professor of Literature and Creative Writing

nguttman@hamilton.edu
B.F.A., Concordia University; M.F.A., Warren Wilson College; M.A., Loyola Marymount University; Ph.D., University of Southern California
Areas of expertise: poetry and poetics, food writing, contemplative pedagogy and environmental and feminist literary study

Tina May Hall, Associate Professor of Literature and Creative Writing

thall@hamilton.edu
B.A., University of Arizona; M.F.A., Bowling Green University; Ph.D., University of Missouri at Columbia
Areas of expertise: creative writing, 20th-century literature, experimental women's writing and postmodern gothic

Doran Larson, Professor of Literature and Creative Writing

dlarson@hamilton.edu
B.A., University of California at Santa Cruz; M.A., SUNY Buffalo; Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo
Areas of expertise: 20th-century American literature, the history of the Anglo-American novel, fiction writing, nonfiction writing and prison writing of the U.S., South African and Ireland

Hoa Ngo, Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature and Creative Writing

hngo@hamilton.edu
B.A., Hendrix College; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia

Vincent Odamtten, Professor of Literature

vodamtte@hamilton.edu
B.A. and M.A., University of Cape Coast, Ghana; Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook
Areas of expertise: African literature with a focus of Ghanaian and women's literature, 20th-century Caribbean literature, African-American literature, science fiction, literary criticism and use of digital technology in the study of literature

Onno Oerlemans, Professor of Literature

ooerlema@hamilton.edu
B.A. and M.A., Queen's University, Kingston, Canada; Ph.D., Yale University
Areas of expertise: Romantic period literature, animals in literature, animal rights, nature writing – literature and environmentalism, and cultural and political history of the Adirondack Park

Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz, Professor of Comparative Literature

nrabinow@hamilton.edu
B.A., City College of the City University of New York; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Chicago
Areas of expertise: Greek tragedy, feminist criticism, reception and performance of tragedy and teaching yoga and classics to underserved populations, especially prisoners

Peter Rabinowitz, Professor of Comparative Literature

prabinow@hamilton.edu
B.A., University of Chicago; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Chicago
Areas of expertise: narrative theory, including its application to music; 19th- and 20th-century fiction, including Proust and detective fiction; 19th- and 20th-century classical music, especially opera, piano and orchestral music

Andrew Rippeon, Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature

arippeon@hamilton.edu
B.A., University of Delaware; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University at Buffalo
Areas of expertise: American poetry after 1950 (especially the New American poets), sound studies, disability studies, book arts and letterpress printing
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Literature and Creative Writing Department

198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323
315-859-4370 mthickst@hamilton.edu
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