Meet the English and Communications faculty who will guide you at USM.

Jill Hebert

Language and Literature Department Chair
Assistant Professor in English
B.A., College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University
M.A., University of Minnesota Duluth
Ph.D., Western Michigan University | 913-758-6491 | Saint Mary 314

Joy Raser

English/Literature Program Director 
Spanish Minor Program Director 
Communication Concentration Program Director 
Professor of English 
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas | 913-758-6489 | Saint Mary 315

Susan Rieke, SCL

McGilley Chair for Liberal Studies 
Professor of English 
B.A., Saint Mary College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa | 913-758-6214 | Saint Mary 313

Rosemary Kolich, SCL

Assistant Professor in English 
B.A., Saint Mary College
M.A., Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College
Ph.D. Candidate, St. Louis University | 913-758-4377 | Saint Mary 311