Dr. Melinda M. Rosenthal

Dr. Melinda M. Rosenthal

Dr. Melinda M. Rosenthal

Associate Professor of English/American Literature

Office: Hash 165
Phone: (717) 871-4272
Fax: (717) 871-7933

Additional Information


  • B.A. English, San Francisco State University
  • M.A. English, State University of New York, New Paltz
  • Ph.D. English, University of California, Riverside


  • American Literature
  • American and British Women Writers
  • Realism, Regionalism, and Naturalism
  • Dickinson


Authors: Mary Austen, Zora Neale Hurston, Emily Dickinson, Thornton Wilder, Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Passions & Distractions

  • Women's Writing
  • Literature of the Frontier/American West

Courses Taught

  • English 235: Early American Literature
  • English 236: Later American Literature
  • English 316: Business Writing
  • English 331: American Women Writers
  • English 331: Literature of 1890s' America
  • English 422: The American Renaissance