Molly S. McGlennen

Professor of English

Professor McGlennen was the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Native American Studies at Vassar College from 2006-2008, earned her PhD in Native American Studies from University of California, Davis in 2005, her MFA in Creative Writing and English from Mills in 1998, and her BA, English and Philosophy from University of San Diego in 1994. Her research and teaching interests include Native American literature, contemporary poetry, Native American feminisms and urban experiences, Native American visual culture, and poetry writing. McGlennen helped establish the Native American Studies Correlate within the American Studies Program at Vassar and has served as the NAS advisor since its inception in 2009.

BA, University of San Diego; MFA, Mills College; PhD, University of California-Davis
At Vassar since 2006


Eleanor Butler Sanders Hall
Box 626

Research and Academic Interests

Native American Studies
Contemporary Literature
Contemporary Poetry


AMST 316 Senior Project Lab Intensive
AMST/ENGL 355 Twenty- and Twenty-First Century Poetry


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