2021 Commencement Information
Professor of English
Director, Whittier Scholars Program
Department of English Language and Literature
Wardman Hall 108
M.A., Ph.D Cornell University
Victorian Literature, Postcolonial Studies, Digital Humanities, Feminist and Queer Studies.
I am Associate Dean and Professor of English at Whittier College where my portfolio includes directing the Whittier Scholars Program. In 2013 I founded Whittier's Digital Liberal Arts Program (DigLibArts), which supports both faculty development and curricular renewal to empower students from diverse backgrounds to become flexible learners who will thrive across virtual and physical spaces. I have been a recipient of an NEH Summer Institute Fellowship, and am Principle Investigator on Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grants totaling $1.45 million to foster digital scholarship and liberal arts curriculum renewal. My publications include articles on Conrad, Kipling, Austen, and digital pedagogy. Visit DigLibArts or Whittier Scholars to learn more about my current projects, or connect with me on Twitter @profrehn.