English and
Cultural Studies

The teaching and research provided through our department focus upon the critical interpretation, social and historical context, and creative expression of literature and culture. The department cultivates the understanding and skills critical to participation and success in a complex, multicultural and global world.


Department Faculty

Adjunct Professors

  • Julie Allen
  • Mary Andersen
  • James Beaver
  • Stephanie Carter
  • Matthew Clowney
  • Matthew Ellis
  • Amy Foley
  • Jonathan Gibbs
  • Donald Holder
  • Kenneth Jolicoeur
  • Rebecca Karni
  • Sarah Kruse
  • Liliya Krys-Burhoe
  • Patricia C. Lange
  • David Liao
  • Karen A. Maguire
  • Sarah H Maitland
  • Ryan Marnane
  • Maureen C. Masse
  • Jean M. Plunkett
  • Jacob Richman
  • Erich Schumacher
  • Victor Wildman
Zaretti, Joan

Joan Zaretti

Lecturer, English and Cultural Studies
Faculty Suite F, Room 2424
Ph D, Indiana University
MA, Indiana University

Zaretti's teaching interests include world music, creativity and the arts, ethnomusicology and folklore, anthropology, performance ensembles, and arts administration.

Zaretti's research interests include music education, collegiate world music performing ensembles, and arts administration.

  • New England Museum Association
  • Society for Ethnomusicology
  • 2018, Faculty Innovation Grant
  • 2018, Summer Stipend Award
  • 2017, Merit Award
  • 2017, Summer Stipend Award
  • 2016, Summer Stipend Award