Mari Christmas

Title: Writer in Residence
Department: English
Research Fields of Interest: Fiction Writing; American Literature; Black Studies; Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Degrees: B.A., Haverford College; MFA., The University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., University at Albany (SUNY)

Contact Info:
Phone: (814) 332 4337

Office Location: Odd Fellows 233

Office Hours(Spring ’22): Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:15 AM-12:15 PM and by appointment via Zoom

Courses(Spring ’22):
ENGL 110 – Intro to Literary Studies
ENGL 205 – Writing Fiction
ENGL 290 – Special Topics: Women Writing



  • 2020 Writers’ Award 2020, Rona Jaffe Foundation
  • 2013 Fiction Winner, Black Warrior Review

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