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James M. Cahalan

James Cahalan

Professor of English (retired)

Office: 110 Leonard Hall
Phone: (724) 357-2262
Personal Website


Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 1982

Academic Interests

Modern and contemporary Irish literatures in both English and Gaelic, including fiction, drama, poetry, and film; modern and contemporary American literature, especially nature writing, Appalachian and southwestern authors; modern British literature, particularly drama and fiction; Theory (new historicism, feminism, ecocriticism, cultural studies, others); and Pedagogy (teaching college literature in light of both theory and pragmatic concerns, observing and videotaping classroom teaching, and mentoring teaching associates).

  • English Department
  • Leonard Hall, Room 110
    421 North Walk
    Indiana, PA 15705-1094
  • Phone: 724-357-2261
  • Fax: 724-357-2265
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.