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Faculty & Staff


Oliver de la Paz

de la Paz

Associate Professor English
M.F.A, Arizona State University
Fields: Creative Writing: Poetry and Hybrid Genres; Contemporary American Poetry; Asian American Literature
Email: odelapaz@holycross.edu 
Office: Fenwick 227   Phone: 508-793-2698
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Leah Hager Cohen

Hager Cohen

Visiting Professor and James N. and Sarah L. O'Reilly Barrett Professor in Creative Writing
M.S., Columbia University
Fields: Creative Writing: Fiction and Nonfiction; Ethics of Storytelling
Email: lcohen@holycross.edu
Office: Fenwick 218    Phone: 508-793-3437
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Leila Philip

professor leila philip

Professor, English
M.F.A, Columbia University
Fields: Creative Writing/Non-fiction
Email: lphilip@holycross.edu 
Office: Fenwick 215   Phone: 508-793-2393
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Stephanie Reents

Stephanie Reents professor of english

Associate Professor, English
M.F.A., University of Arizona
Fields: Fiction; Contemporary American Fiction; Experimental Narrative Writing
Email: sreents@holycross.edu 
Office: Fenwick 230    Phone: 508-793-2709
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Susan Elizabeth Sweeney


Distinguished Professor of Arts and Humanities
Ph.D., Brown University
Fields: Modernist and Postmodernist Fiction (American and European); Literary Revisions of Popular Narrative Genres (Folktale, Detective Story, Gothic Romance); 19th Century American Literature, esp. Poe, Hawthorne, and Dickinson; 20th Century Comparative Literature, esp. Nabokov
Email: ssweeney@holycross.edu  
Office: Fenwick 220  Phone: 508-793-2690
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