Jessica Lang

Department Chair

Location: VC 7-243
Phone: (646) 312-3975


Jessica Lang is a Professor of English and Department Chair, specializing in early American fiction, Jewish American literature, women's fiction and composition. A graduate of Cornell University and Brandeis University, she taught at Brandeis and The Johns Hopkins University before joining the Baruch English department in 2004. While at Baruch she has taught the American literature survey course, the American Novel, Jewish American literature, Representations of the Holocaust, Writing, and Writing and Literature. Her work has appeared, or will shortly appear, in Arizona Quarterly, Texas Studies in Literature and Languages, Studies in American Jewish Literature, Contemporary Literature and The Massachusetts Review. She is currently working on a book entitled Reading and the Self: Women’s Narrative in the Early Republic.

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