Emeritx Faculty

Mary Rose D'Angelo – Theology

Mary D'Angelo's areas of scholarly endeavor are the origins of Christianity, Judaism in Roman antiquity and Greek and Roman religion, with particular interests in women and gender in ancient religion, and in history of exegesis.

Margaret Doody - English

Margaret Doody, John and Barbara Glynn Family Professor of Literature and the first Director of the Ph.D. in Literature Program, is interested in literature of many languages and cultures.  Her career is rooted in the study of the eighteenth century; she is the author of many articles on writers including Swift, Sterne and Austen, and of book-length studies of Samuel Richardson and of Frances Burney, as well as The Daring Muse: Augustan Poetry Reconsidered (Cambridge UP 1985; reissued 2010).

Sonia Gernes – English

While at Notre Dame, Sonia Gernes taught Creative Writing, American Literature and Gender Studies. She has published one novel, The Way to St. Ives, (Scribners, 1982) and five books of poetry: The Mutes of Sleepy Eye (1981), Brief Lives (1982), Women at Forty (1988), A Breeze Called the Fremantle Doctor: Poem/Tales (1998), and What You Hear in the Dark (2006).

Jill Godmilow – Film, Television, and Theatre

As a producer/director, Jill Godmilow has earned a substantial reputation during more than four decades of film- and video-making. Considered one of the primary theoreticians/practitioners in the American non-fiction genre, she has been interviewed in American Film, Afterimage, In These Times, The Independent, History and Theory, and Text Performance Quarterly and featured in international festivals since 1973.

Kathleen Pyne – Art History

Kathleen Pyne's research on women artists in early 20th-century American modernism culminated in her book, Modernism and the Feminine Voice: O'Keeffe and the Women of the Stieglitz Circle (University of California Press, 2007).