Faculty & Staff Directory

Name Department / Office Contact
Josh Barkan

Josh Barkan

Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

English & Creative Writing, Creative Writing M.F.A.

Swannanoa

540-362-6350

barkanjm@hollins.edu

Karen Bender

Karen Bender

Distinguished Visiting Professor of Creative Writing

English & Creative Writing, Creative Writing M.F.A.

Swannanoa

540-362-7454

benderke@hollins.edu

R. H. W. Dillard

R. H. W. Dillard

Professor, English

English & Creative Writing, Film

Swannanoa

540-362-6316

rdillard@hollins.edu

Cathryn Hankla

Cathryn Hankla

Professor, Chair, English

English & Creative Writing, Gender & Women’s Studies

Swannanoa

540-362-6278

chankla@hollins.edu

Jeanne Larsen

Jeanne Larsen

Professor, English

Coordinator of the Teaching Fellows

English & Creative Writing

Swannanoa

540-362-6276

jlarsen@hollins.edu

Thorpe Moeckel

Thorpe Moeckel

Director, Jackson Center for Creative Writing

Associate Professor, English

Director, Graduate Program and Undergraduate Sequence in Creative Writing

English & Creative Writing

Swannanoa

540-362-6427

tmoeckel@hollins.edu

Elizabeth Poliner

Elizabeth Poliner

Associate Professor, English

English & Creative Writing, Gender & Women’s Studies

Swannanoa

540-362-6322

epoliner@hollins.edu