Department of English

Mary Behrman

Senior Lecturer of English

Contact Information

Office: Kennesaw Campus
English Building (EB 440), Room 273
Phone: 470-578-7611


Teaching at Kennesaw State since 2011.

Other affiliations:  Vice President of Areas, MAPACA (Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association) and Area Co-Chair, Medieval-Renaissance Area, MAPACA; Member of MAPACA; SEMA (Southeastern Medieval Association): MLA (Modern Language Association) and the Medieval Academy.  

Education: PhD in English, Emory University; Certificate in Electronic Pedagogy, Georgia Institute of Technology; Master of Arts in English, Georgia State University; BS in Economics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.  

 Specializations: Medieval literature, particularly Ricardian and Arthurian; the works of Henry James.

Courses Regularly Taught: English 1101, 1102 and 2110.

Most Recent or Most Important Publications: "The Waiting Game: Medieval Allusions and the Lethal Nature of Passivity in Ian McEwan's Atonement." Studies in the Novel 42.4 (2010); 453-470; "Heroic Criseyde," The Chaucer Review 38.4 (2004); 314-336; "Grasping the Golden Strand in James's The Ambassadors." The Henry James Review 22 (2001); 59-66.



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