Emeriti Faculty

The Department of English has a long history of renowned faculty members. We would like to recognize those that have retired and since been honored with emeriti status. Our department is forever grateful for their contributions.

dated photo of English Department faculty circa 1972 and later

USD Department of English faculty members from the 1970s.

Pictured, left to right: Sister Helen McHugh, Bart Thurber, Lee Gerlach, Marcia Bowman Klein, Ben Nyce, Ron Hill, Sister Betsy Walsh, Richard Grossman, Dennis Clausen, and Irving Parker.

Department of English Emeriti Faculty

Eren H. Branch

Associate Professor Emerita of English
AB, Bryn Mawr College; MA, PhD, Stanford University

Sister Sally Furay, RSCJ *

Professor Emerita of English and Adjunct Professor Emerita of Law
BA, Duchesne College; MA, San Francisco College for Women; PhD, Stanford University; JD, University of San Diego

Lee Gerlach *

Professor Emeritus of English
BA, MA, University of Wisconsin; PhD, University of Michigan

Marcia Bowman Klein *

Associate Professor Emerita of English
BA, MA, University of Oregon

Sister Helen McHugh, RSCJ *

Professor Emerita of English
San Francisco College for Women; MA, PhD, Stanford University

Irving W. Parker *

Professor Emeritus of English
AB, MA, San Diego State University

Gail Perez

Associate Professor Emerita of English and Ethnic Studies
BA, University of San Diego; MA, University of Michigan; PhD, Stanford University

Mary A. Quinn

Professor Emerita of English
BA, MA, Simmons College; MA, PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara

Barton Thurber

Professor Emeritus of English
BA, Stanford University; AM, PhD, Harvard University

Sister Elizabeth Walsh, RSCJ *

Professor Emerita of English
BA, MA, Manhattanville College; PhD, Harvard University

 

* deceased