English and Communication Department

Overview

Love literature? Enjoy writing or public speaking? Interested in film or English as a second language?

The English and Communication Department is the home for courses in all these fields along with rhetoric, human communication and mass communication. As a student in any plan of study, you will take these classes as part of your first and second year General Education requirements. The department also offers introductory and intermediate literature classes for students that are interested in engaging their love of literature and the sublime. For students that are interested in honing their writing skills, the department offers introductory and intermediate fiction and non-fiction writing classes. And for students interested in learning about different aspects of communication, whether between people, online, or on the page and screen, there are a range of communication course offerings.

Programs of Interest

Faculty
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Todd Barry

B.A., Princeton University; J.D., University of Connecticut; Ph.D., University of ConnecticutEnglish and Communication Department Full-Time Instructor of English
Office: D203B (860) 215-9406
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Marcel K Burch

B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University; M.A., Southern Connecticut State UniversityEnglish and Communication Department Department Chair & Associate Professor of English
Office: C256 (860) 215-9410

Victoria DiFilippo

M.S., School for International Training; B.S., University of New HampshireEnglish and Communication Department Full-Time Instructor of English as a Second Language
Office: C236 (860) 215-9466
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Frederick D Knowles

B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University; M.A., Southern Connecticut State UniversityEnglish and Communication Department Assistant Professor of English
Office: C120 (860) 215-9444

Jennifer Long

B.A., Northeastern University; M.Ed., Millersville UniversityEnglish and Communication Department Professor of English
Office: C252 (860) 215-9450
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Andrew Marvin

B.A., Sacred Heart University; M.A., Southern Connecticut State UniversityEnglish and Communication Department Full-Time Lecturer of English
Office: D209D (860) 215-9434
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Joseph Selvaggio

B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., Southern Connecticut State UniversityEnglish and Communication Department Assistant Professor of English
Office: C268 (860) 215-9471
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Michael J Stutz

B.A., M.A., University of South CarolinaEnglish and Communication Department Associate Professor of Communications
Office: C112 (860) 215-9479

Susan Topping

B.A., Hunter College-City University of New York; M.A., Rutgers UniversityEnglish and Communication Department Professor of English
Office: C254 (860) 215-9481