Below you’ll find the list of faculty, administration, and staff for summer 2022. Read detailed faculty bios on our Vermont, Oxford, and California campus pages.

Emily Bartels, Dean. BA, Yale College; MA, PhD, Harvard University. Professor of English, Rutgers University.

Lyndon J. Dominique, Associate Director. BA, University of Warwick; MA, PhD, Princeton University. Associate Professor of English, Lehigh University.


Angela Brazil, BA, California State University at Chico; MFA, University of Iowa. Director of Brown/Trinity MFA Programs in Acting and Directing; Resident Acting Company Member, Trinity Repertory Company.

Dennis A. Britton, BA, University of Southern California; MA, PhD, University of Wisconsin at Madison. Associate Professor of English, University of British Columbia.

Brenda Brueggemann, BA, MA, University of Kansas; PhD, University of Louisville. Professor and Aetna Chair of Writing, University of Connecticut. Coordinator for Teaching, Writing, and Acting for Change curriculum.

Susan Choi, BA, Yale University; MFA, Cornell University. Lecturer in English, Yale University.

Dare Clubb, BA, Amherst College; MFA, DFA, Yale School of Drama. Associate Professor of Playwriting, Dramatic Literature, and Theory, University of Iowa.

Tyler Curtain, BSc, University of Colorado at Boulder; PhD, the Johns Hopkins University. Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Stephen Donadio, BA, Brandeis University; MA, PhD, Columbia University. John Hamilton Fulton Professor Emeritus of Humanities, Middlebury College.

Ruth Forman, BA, University of California at Berkeley; MFA, University of Southern California. VONA/Voices Writing Workshop.

John M. Fyler, AB, Dartmouth College; MA, PhD, University of California at Berkeley. Professor of English, Tufts University.

Shalom Goldman, BA, New York University; MA, Columbia University; PhD, New York University. Pardon Tillinghast Professor of Religion, Middlebury College.

David Huddle, BA, University of Virginia; MA, Hollins College; MFA, Columbia University. Professor Emeritus, University of Vermont.

Michael R. Katz, BA, Williams College; MA, DPhil, University of Oxford. C.V. Starr Professor Emeritus of Russian and East European Studies, Middlebury College.

Rebecca Makkai, BA, Washington and Lee University; MA, Middlebury College. MFA Faculty at Sierra Nevada College and Northwestern University. Artistic Director, Story Studio Chicago.

Craig Maravich, BA, MFA, George Washington University/the Shakespeare Theatre’s Academy for Classical Acting. Director, Bread Loaf Beyond the Page program.

Kate Marshall, BA, University of California, Davis; MA, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. Associate Professor of English, University of Notre Dame.

Brian McEleney, BA, Trinity College; MFA, Yale School of Drama. Founding Director of the Brown/Trinity MFA Programs in Acting and Directing; Associate Director and Acting Company Member, Trinity Repertory Company.

Cruz Medina, BA, University of California, Santa Barbara; MFA/MA, Chapman University; PhD, University of Arizona. Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Composition, Santa Clara University.

Ian Newman, BA, MA, University of Cambridge; PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. Associate Professor of English, University of Notre Dame.

Mark Rasmussen, BA, MA, Harvard University; PhD, the Johns Hopkins University. Charles J. Luellen Professor of English, Centre College.

Michelle Bachelor Robinson, BA, Cameron University; MA, PhD, University of Louisville. Director of Comprehensive Writing and English Faculty, Spelman College.

Margery Sabin, BA, Radcliffe College; PhD, Harvard University. Lorraine Chiu Wang Professor Emerita of English and South Asia Studies, Wellesley College.

Cheryl Savageau, BS, Clark University; MA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Poet, Memoirist, Storyteller, Artist.

Ben Steinfeld, BA, MFA, Brown University; Adjunct Professor and Artistic Associate at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University. Co-artistic director, Fiasco Theater.

Robert Stepto, BA, Trinity College, Hartford; MA, PhD, Stanford University. John M. Schiff Professor Emeritus of English, African American Studies, and American Studies, Yale University.

Robert Sullivan, AB, Georgetown University. Contributing Editor, A Public Space.

David B. Wandera, BEd, Moi University, Kenya; MA, MLitt, Middlebury College; PhD, The Ohio State University. Assistant Professor of Special Education, Language and Literacy, the College of New Jersey.

Susanne Wofford, BA, Yale College; BPhil, Oxford University; PhD, Yale University. Dean, the Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University.

Bryan Wolf, BA, Rice University; MAR, Yale Divinity School; MA, PhD, Yale University. Jones Professor Emeritus in American Art and Culture, Stanford University; Visiting Professor, Yale University.

Michael Wood, BA, MA, PhD, Cambridge University. Charles Barnwell Straut Professor of English and Comparative Literature Emeritus, Princeton University.

Froma Zeitlin, BA, Radcliffe College; MA, Catholic University of America; PhD, Columbia University. Charles Ewing Professor of Greek Language and Literature, Professor of Comparative Literature Emerita, Princeton University.


Jeri Johnson, Head Tutor. BA, Brigham Young University; MA, MPhil, University of Oxford. Peter Thompson Fellow in English, Exeter College; Professor of English, University of Oxford.

Isobel Armstrong, FBA, BA, PhD, University of Leicester. Professor of English Emerita, Geoffrey Tillotson Chair, and Fellow, Birkbeck College, University of London, and Senior Research Fellow, Institute of English Studies, University of London.

Stephen Berenson, BFA, Drake University. Founding Director of Brown/Trinity MFA Programs in Acting and Directing; Professor of the Practice, Brown University; Resident Acting Company Member, Trinity Repertory Company.

Caroline Bicks, BA, Harvard University; MA, PhD, Stanford University. Professor of English and Stephen E. King Chair in Literature, University of Maine.

Douglas A. Jones Jr., BFA, New York University; PhD, Stanford University. Scholar In Residence in the Department of Theater Studies, Duke University.

Francis Leneghan, BA, PhD, Trinity College, Dublin. Associate Professor of Old English, University of Oxford; Fellow, St. Cross College.

Gwyneth Lewis, BA, University of Cambridge; DPhil, University of Oxford. Former Welsh Poet Laureate. 2014 Bain-Swiggett Visiting Lecturer in Poetry and English, Princeton University.

David J. Russell, BA, University of Oxford; PhD, Princeton University. Associate Professor of English, University of Oxford; Tutor and Fellow, Corpus Christi College.

Mark Turner, BA, Hampden-Sydney College; MA, PhD, University of London. Professor of English, King’s College London.


Amy Rodgers, On-Site Director. AB, Columbia University; PhD, University of Michigan. Associate Professor of Film, Media, and Theatre and Dean for the Senior Class, Mount Holyoke College.

Damián Baca, BA, West Texas A&M University; MA, Northern Arizona University; PhD, Syracuse University. Associate Professor of Mexican American Studies, University of Arizona.

Lars Engle, AB, Harvard College; MA, Cambridge University; PhD, Yale University. Ida M. Chapman Professor of English, University of Tulsa.

Jonathan Fried, BA, Brown University; MFA University of California, San Diego.

Mark C. Jerng, BA, Princeton University; PhD, Harvard University. Professor of English, University of California, Davis.

Alice Joubin, BA, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan; PhD, Stanford University; Professor of English and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Director of the Digital Humanities Institute, George Washington University.

Jeffrey Nunokawa, BA, Yale College; PhD, Cornell University. Professor of English, Princeton University.

Stéphane Robolin, BA, Tulane University; MA, PhD Duke University. Associate Professor of Literatures in English, Rutgers University.

Jennifer Wicke, BA, University of Chicago; MA, PhD, Columbia University. Visiting Professor, Department of English, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Directed Research & Writing

Jane Brox, BA Colby College; MFA, Warren Wilson College. Professor Emerita, Lesley University.

Thomas Cartelli, BA Bennington College; MA, PhD, University of California at Santa Cruz. Professor Emeritus of English and Film Studies, Muhlenberg University.

Dennis Denisoff, BA, Simon Fraser University; MA, PhD, McGill University. Ida Barnard McFarlin Chair of English and Film Studies, University of Tulsa.

Claudia L. Johnson, BA, Oberlin College; MA, PhD, Princeton University. Murray Professor of English Literature, Princeton University.

Jacques Lezra, BA, MPhil, PhD, Yale University. Professor and Chair of Hispanic Studies, University of California, Riverside.

Jacqueline T. Miller, BA, University of Rochester; MA, PhD, Johns Hopkins University. Professor Emerita of English, Rutgers University.

James Sabin, BA, MD, Harvard University. Clinical Professor of Population Medicine and Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School.

Bruce R. Smith, BA, Tulane University; MA, PhD, University of Rochester. Professor of English, University of Southern California.

Annalyn Swan, BA, Princeton University; MA, King’s College, University of Cambridge. Visiting Professor, Leon Levy Center for Biography at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Biographer, critic.

Administration and Staff

Dianne Baroz, Assistant to the Bread Loaf Teacher Network Director; Coordinator of the Oxford Campus

Karen Browne, Assistant to the Dean; Coordinator of the California Campus

Tyler Curtain, Summer Director of Student and Academic Support

Caroline Eisner, Director of BreadNet

Claudia L. Johnson, Director of the Bread Loaf Letterpress Program

Elaine Lathrop, Office Manager; Coordinator of the Vermont Campus

Brian McEleney, Director of the Program in Theater and the Bread Loaf Acting Ensemble

Tom McKenna, Director of Bread Loaf Teacher Network Communications

Beverly Moss, Director of the Bread Loaf Teacher Network

Dana Olsen, Assistant Director of the Bread Loaf School of English

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