Graduate faculty members who are selected to
participate in the Program share their enthusiasm for their disciplines
and for discovering connections with other disciplines. The faculty
George Brinton, Ph.D. (English and computer
science) has published in such diverse fields as eighteenth-century
English literature, contemporary poetry, psychometrics, and education.
He has been a systems consultant, is a co-director of the Quantitative
Reasoning Project, and Director of the MALS Program.
Dominick Finello, Ph.D. (modern languages)
has published four books, the most recent of which is Cervantes:
Essays on Social and Literary Polemics. He is currently at work on The
Spanish Pastoral Novel After "Las Dianas".
Mark Patkowski, Ph.D. (linguistics) is Graduate Deputy of the
Department of English. He has published research in applied linguistics
and second-language acquisition. He is particularly interested in the
biological basis of language, and has received a Fulbright award in
linguistics and English as a second language.
Mel Scult, Ph.D. (religion) emphasizes biographical studies.
He wrote Judaism Faces the Twentieth Century: A Biography of Mordai
M. Kaplan, Millennial Expectations and Jewish Liberties, and
many articles on religious thought in the context of American life. He
edited Dynamic Judaism, and is Editor-in-Chief of the Mordecai
Kaplan Diary Project.
Aaron Streiter, Ph.D. (English) has published drama, poetry
and literary criticism. His interests include psychological, moral
and structural approaches to literature.