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Ryan Marnane

Ryan Marnane, Lecturer with the Department of English and Cultural Studies and Faculty Fellow with the University's Center for Teaching Excellence, holds a Ph.D. in Humanities from Salve Regina University. His research and teaching interests remain interdisciplinary, drawing on literary studies, philosophy and history of technology, the environmental humanities, and the scholarship of teaching and learning; his current research explores inclusive and equitable assessment and grading practices, multimedia/360-degree narratives, and the business person/a in contemporary literature. 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. In addition to his research and teaching, Marnane organizes and facilitates monthly meetings of “On Pedagogy: A Faculty Learning Community,” co-advises the University chapter of Delta Alpha Pi (International Honors Society for Students with Disabilities), and remains active in a wide variety of University initiatives that aim to advance and foster student-centered teaching and learning. He enjoys a game of ping-pong, prefers trains over planes, and is learning how to read music and play the piano.

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.

Excellence in Teaching Award, 2022

Faculty Merit Award, 2022

Mini-Grant for Inclusive Excellence, 2021

Faculty Fellowship, Center for Teaching Excellence, 2021

Diversity and Inclusion Grant, 2020

Faculty Innovation Grant, 2019

interdisciplinary literary studies, electronic narratives, business fiction, environmental humanities, composition

scholarship of teaching and learning, multi-media narratives, the business person/a in contemporary literature

The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)

The Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education

Modern Language Association (MLA)

International Association for Literary Journalism Studies (IALJS)

Humanities and Technology Association (HTA)

Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)