Faculty Profile

Dr. Alan Jalowitz

acj1145@lhup.edu | 310 Raub Hall, Lock Haven, PA 17745 | (570) 484-2240


B.A. – University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (English/German)

M.A. – South Dakota State University (Communication Studies and Theatre)

M.A. – South Dakota State University (English)

Ph.D. – Pennsylvania State University (Comparative Literature)

Courses Most Commonly Taught: Composition, Intro to Literature

Programs Developed: Collaboration between English and the Pennsylvania Center for the Book to provide students the opportunity to publish articles on an on-line project honored by the Library of Congress.

Research Areas: Epic Poetry, Pennsylvania Culture

Articles Published: 

“Creating the Online Literary and Cultural Heritage Map of Pennsylvania.” Annual Review of Cultural Heritage Informatics, forthcoming. 

“The Daughters of Penelope: Tradition and Innovation in American Epics by Women.” Approaches to the Anglo and American Female Epic: 1621-1982. Ed. Bernard Schweizer.

Areas of Expertise: Epic Poetry, American Literature, Medieval Literature