Our Faculty

Our faculty will guide you in honing your creative abilities.

Adelphi’s English faculty are renowned for their creative works and critical study, as evidenced by the extensive works published, awards granted and fellowships earned by department members. Click on faculty names for more information about each professor’s experience and contact information.


Jacqueline Jones LaMon
Department Chair
Harvey Hall, Room 207
p – 516.877.4164
e – lamon@adelphi.edu


Igor Webb
Director, M.F.A. in Creative Writing
Harvey Hall, Room 212
p – 516.877.4030
e – webb@adelphi.edu

Phyllis Clancy
Administrative Assistant
Harvey Hall, Room 216
p – 516.877.4020


Judith Baumel

Martha S. Cooley

Jennifer Fleischner

Igor Webb
Director, M.F.A. in Creative Writing

Susan Weisser

Associate Professors

Craig Carson

Anton Dudley

Louise Geddes

Jacqueline Jones LaMon
Department Chair

Michael E. Matto

Lahney Preston-Matto

Peter H. West

Assistant Professors

Katherine Hill

Kelly Swartz 

Adjunct Faculty

Danielle Barnhart

Maureen G. Cassidy

Christopher Eder

Laura Fairgrieve

Rachel Friedman

Keyla Hernandez

Jessica A. Juhrend

Ryan Kearney

Michael-John Mcginn

Arli H. Middendorf

Carol Newell

Jenny Ortiz

Deborah A. Picone

Marc Prinz

Jordan Rindenow

Caitlin C. Scena

Ryan Sobeck

Efe Tanci

Spurgeon Thompson



For further information, please contact:

Department of English
Harvey Hall Room 216
p – 516.877.4020

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