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.


Hasseler, Theresa

Theresa A. Hasseler

Professor, English and Cultural Studies
Faculty Suite A, Room 5

Terri A. Hasseler has a B.A. in political science and English from St. Norbert University, an M.A. in British and American Literature from Marquette University, and a Ph.D. in Victorian literature, post-colonial literature and theory, and feminist theory from the University of Washington.

Creative production, including the study of how artists and writers speak about creativity. Cultural studies, including the study of cultures in moments of crisis. Literary Studies, including study of Irish literature, gothic literature, and film.

Creative Writing, Studies in Creating and Creativity, Pedagogy.

  • Northeast Victorian Studies Association
  • Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
  • 2007, Service Award
  • 2005, Faculty Mentor Award
  • 2002, Service Award
  • 1999, Curriculum Award
  • 1999, Faculty Herstory Award
  • 1997, Advisor of the Year Award

Enos, S., Dowling, M. A., Shea, R., Hasseler, T. A., Embracing a Creative Practice: The Creativity Fellows and Bryant University.” , KIE, 2015.

Hasseler, T., Li, S., Incorporating Creativity in Teaching: A Reflection on a Faculty Fellows Program, Northeast Decision Science Institute, 2014.

Coughlin, M., Hasseler, T., Dalessio, W., Martinetti, A., Rex, N., Janice, O., Walden, E., Dean, J., “Roundtable on Teaching ‘Work’ as an Interdisciplinary First-Year College Seminar", Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, 2010.