Ryan Marnane, Lecturer for the Department of English and Cultural Studies, received his PhD in Humanities from Salve Regina University in 2018. His research and teaching interests are interdisciplinary, drawing on literary studies, digital humanities, philosophy and history of technology, and the environmental humanities. He has published with the Journal of Ecocriticism, Punctum Books Press, Humanities and Technology Review, the Journal of the International Association for Literary Journalism Studies, and Harvard University’s Nieman Storyboard Magazine. In addition to teaching at Bryant since 2015, Marnane has held the position of Associate Lecturer in English at the University of Massachusetts Boston and Instructor of Humanities with Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Office of Engineering Outreach Programs. At Bryant, Marnane teaches Writing Workshop, Introduction to Literary Studies, Introduction to the Environmental Humanities, Studies in Narrative, Studies in Nonfiction, Contemporary Literature, and The Image of Business in Literature.
Ph D, Salve Regina University
MA, Salve Regina University
BA, Providence College
Marnane, R., From Paratext to Text, Scholar to Ragpicker: Inverted Criticism and the Heidi B. Morton Archive, Punctum Books Press, 2020.
Marnane, R., From Print to 360-Degree Immersive: On Introducing Literary Journalism Across Mediums, Literary Journalism Studies, 2019.
Marnane, R., The Environmental Humanities: A Critical Introduction, Humanities and Technology Review, 2019.
Mini-Grant for Inclusive Excellence , 2020
Faculty Innovation Grant, 2019
Interdisciplinary literary studies, studies in nonfiction and the environment, electronic and experimental narratives, business fiction, critical theory, composition
Literary journalism and the environment, neoliberalism and the image of business in literature, interdisciplinary and experimental pedagogy
American Comparative Literature Association
Northeast Modern Language Association
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
Humanities and Technology Association
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment