English Faculty

Fisher faculty are dedicated, highly credentialed professionals who consistently make the advancement of scholarship in their respective fields a top priority.

Adjunct Professor
Areas of Interest: Gender studies, spoken word poetry, queer culture and history, and pop culture studies
Megan Backer
Adjunct Professor
Maureen Barry
Associate Professor and Director, Honors Program
Melissa Bissonette
Adjunct Professor
Areas of Interest: British romantic writers, speculative fiction, gothic literature, critical theory, interplay between literature and popular culture.
Corinne Black
Associate Professor
Jim Bowman
Associate Professor
Stephan Brauer
Visiting Assistant Professor and Program Co-director, Women and Gender Studies
Sharon Delmendo
Lecturer of Creative Writing and Director, Arts Program
Professor and Director, Health and Humanities Program
Lisa Jadwin
Adjunct Professor
Areas of Interest: Medieval literature, the history of the English language, and modern fantasy.
Coordinator, Center for Academic Excellence
Theresa Nicolay
Writing Center Faculty Tutor and Adjunct Professor (English)
  • Office:Golisano Gateway Upper Level, 204E
  • Phone:(585) 385-7299
  • Email:fregan@sjfc.edu
Fionnuaza Regan
Assistant Professor
Wendy Sierra
Visiting Assistant Professor
Jebaroja Singh
Associate Professor and Program Director, African American Studies
Areas of Interest: African American literature, American studies, and women and gender studies
Arlette Miller Smith
Adjunct Professor
Areas of Interest: Renaissance English plays, including Shakespeare.
Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Rhetorical history, theory, and methods; writing studies; literacy studies; women and gender studies
Jill Swienciki
Professor and Chair, Department of English
Deborah Uman
Deborah VanderBilt
William Waddell
Writer in Residence
Stephen West