English Staff

Dean Bakopoulos portrait
Assistant Professor

Dean Bakopoulos was born and raised in metro Detroit, which is the setting of his first novel, Please Don't Come Back from the Moon (Harcourt), a New York Times Notable Book. He has lectured at... read more

De Dudley
Technical Support Assistant II
Kapila
Director, Center for Humanities
Professor

Shuchi Kapila has published in major journals such as Victorian Studies, Nineteenth-Century Contexts, and Interventions. Her book, Educating Seeta: Family Romances of... read more

Heather
Associate Professor
Associate Dean

Heather's field of research is 18th century British literature. Her areas of interest include autobiography and narratives of the self, the epistolary novel, and women’s writing. She has published... read more

Lisa
Academic Support Assistant II
Paula
Professor
Director, Purposeful Risk Engagement Project

Paula V. Smith joined the faculty of Grinnell College in 1987. She is a writer whose poems and short fiction appear in literary journals like Flyway, Red Cedar Review, North American Review, and... read more