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Hope College
Department of English
126 E. 10th St.
Holland, MI 49423
phone: 616.395.7620
fax: 616.395.7134


English Department Faculty

William Pannapacker
Professor of English and Director of the Andrew W. Mellon Scholars Foundation Program in the Arts and Humanities and Faculty Director of the Great Lakes Colleges Association Digital Liberal Arts Initiative

Education: B.A., St. Joseph's University (1990); M.A., University of Miami (1993); A.M., Harvard University (1997); Ph.D., Harvard University (1999).

Expertise: Digital Liberal Arts, Higher Education, American Literature and Culture.

Selected Works: Revised Lives: Walt Whitman and Nineteenth-Century Authorship (Routledge, 2004); numerous publications on American literature and culture and higher education; contributing editor, American Literary Scholarship (Duke, 2005-10); monthly columnist, Chronicle of Higher Education (1998-2015); contributor, The New York Times and Slate Magazine.

Administrative Roles: Founding Director, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Scholars Program in the Arts and Humanities; Faculty Director, The Digital Liberal Arts Initiative, Great Lakes Colleges Association.

Distinctions: Provost's Award for Service to the Academic Program (Hope, 2014); Towsley Research Scholar (Hope, 2003-06); Grants (Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, 200K in 2009, 500K in 2013); Hirsch Memorial Lecture on American Literature (Brown, 2005); Whiting Foundation Fellow (Harvard, 1998-99); Bowdoin Prize (Harvard, 1994, 1999); Bell Prize for American Literature (Harvard, 1995, 1998).

Curriculum Vitae

Contact: Lubbers Hall 318