Faculty and Staff

Romagnolo Catherine Romagnolo, Associate Professor and Department Chair of English
B.S., University of Florida; M.A., University of Maryland; Ph.D..

Dr. Romagnolo teaches courses in American literature, literature by women, African American literature and critical theory. She also serves as the faculty director of the Women's Services and Gender Resource center. She has published several articles on narrative and identity. Her research focuses on questions of identity and narrative in contemporary American women's fiction. Her book manuscript Opening Acts: Narrative Beginnings from a Feminist Perspective is forthcoming from University of Nebraska Press

Telephone: 717-867-6247
Address: Humanities 207-D
Email: romagnol@lvc.edu
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Eldred Laura G. Eldred, Associate Professor of English
B.A., College of William and Mary; M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dr. Eldred teaches courses in British and Irish literature, gothic horror, and film. She has published several essays in journals and edited collections on the fiction of Patrick McCabe and the drama of Martin McDonagh. She is currently working on a book manuscript on those authors' use of gothic horror as a tool for Irish national critique.

Telephone: 717-867-6242
Address: Humanities 205-B
Email: eldred@lvc.edu
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Grieve-Carlson Gary Grieve-Carlson, Professor of English
B.A., Bates College; M.A., State University of New York at Binghamton; Ph.D., Boston University

Dr. Grieve-Carlson teaches first-year writing classes, American literature surveys, and upper-level courses ranging from poetry to grammar to mythology. His scholarship focuses on American poetry and American intellectual history. He plays pick-up basketball with LVC faculty and students, and fantasy baseball with LVC coaches and administrators.

Telephone: 717-867-6244
Address: Humanities 208-B
Email: grieveca@lvc.edu
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Machado Robert R. Machado, Assistant Professor of English
B.A., University of San Diego; M.Phil., The Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY); Certificate in Film Studies, Certificate in American Studies, Ph.D.

Robert Machado teaches courses in US literature, Film Studies, Interdisciplinary Arts, Writing, and Theory. His research involves the study of color (chromatics) across verbal and visual media, postclassical narrative theory, and 19/20-C US literature. He has also published work on early cinema and early photography, multimediality in literature, and the avant-garde. As an early member of the “lowercase sound” movement, since 2001 his experimental sound/noise art under the name Civyiu Kkliu has been performed in galleries on the West and East Coast, and published in the US, the UK., the Netherlands, Belgium, and Austria. His most recent visual art involves Polaroid photography.

Telephone: 717-867-6158
Address: Humanities 208D
Email: machado@lvc.edu

Pry Kevin Burleigh Pry, Associate Professor of English
B.A., Lebanon Valley College; M.A., The Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D..

Dramaturge for local theater companies, Dr. Pry teaches courses in acting, world literature, dramatic literature, and theater production. He also advises Wig & Buckle, the student drama company.

Telephone: 717-867-6248
Address: Humanities 203
Email: pry@lvc.edu
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Wendt Holly M. Wendt, Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Lycoming College; M.A., Ohio University; Ph.D., Binghamton University

Holly M. Wendt teaches early English literature, creative writing, and first-year writing courses. Her scholarship reflects interests in Anglo-Saxon literature, most notably Beowulf and the ethos of the comitatus, and she has published both fiction and creative nonfiction on topics from sports to LGBTQIA issues. She is a recipient of the 2014 Robert and Charlotte Baron Fellowship for Creative and Performing Artists and Writers from the American Antiquarian Society and a 2013 fellowship from the Jentel Artist Residency Program.

Telephone: 717-867-6403
Address: Humanities 208-D
Email: wendt@lvc.edu
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Clark Sarah Clark, Visiting Assistant Professor in English and Green Dot Task Force Co-Chair

Telephone: 717-867-6441
Address: Humanities 205B
Email: sclark@lvc.edu

Sakellarides Theodora Heather Sakellarides, Adjunct Instructor in English and Sociology

Theodora Sakellarides teaches Introduction to Sociology, Introduction to Gender & Women’s Studies, and Sociology of the Mass Media. Her teaching and research is primarily focused on the intersections of gender, sexuality, race, and class, particularly in relation to issues of identity. She is interested in the connections between social science and narrative, and aims to help her students use their sociological imaginations when encountering a wide variety of texts/media.

Telephone: 717-867-6246
Address: Humanities 004
Email: sakellar@lvc.edu

Fettrow-Alderfer Jaime Fettrow-Alderfer, Teaching Fellow in English

Telephone: 717-867-6241
Address: Humanities 205-A
Email: fettrow@lvc.edu

Rosenberg Theresa J. Rosenberg, Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Telephone: 717-867-6749
Address: Humanities 002
Email: rosenber@lvc.edu

Robert Edward Vucic, Lecturer in English; Advisor of La Vie Collegienne
B.A., Point Park University

Telephone: 717-867-6240
Address: Humanities 207/208
Email: vucic@lvc.edu

Billings Philip A. Billings, Professor Emeritus of English
B.A., Heidelberg College; M.A., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University

Dr. Billings teaches world and American literature as well as poetry and fiction writing courses. His publications include poems and articles in various magazines and three books of poems based on the lives of people in the immediate area.

Email: billings@lvc.edu
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Bongiovanni Marie G. Bongiovanni, Professor Emerita of English
B.A., Temple University; M.B.A., Drexel University; M.L.A., University of Pennsylvania.

Experienced in journalism, editing and publishing, Professor Bongiovanni teaches first-year writing classes, multimedia narratives, multimedia feature writing, and modern literature courses. She has taught in Perugia, Italy, and studied in Rome and at Oxford University.

Email: bongiova@lvc.edu
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Phylis C. Dryden, Professor Emerita of English
B.A., Atlantic Union College; M.A., State University of New York at Albany; D.A..

Telephone: 717-867-6981
Address: Library C-2
Email: dryden@lvc.edu

Arthur L. Ford, Professor Emeritus of English
A.B., Lebanon Valley College; M.A., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D..

Telephone: 717-867-6248
Address: Humanities 208-D
Email: ford@lvc.edu

John P. Kearney, Professor Emeritus of English
B.A., St. Benedict's College; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

Address: Humanities 207C
Email: kearney@lvc.edu

Support Staff

Stamm Sharon L. Stamm, Administrative Assistant for English and Politics

Telephone: 717-867-6240
Address: Humanities 206
Email: stamm@lvc.edu