The Department of English is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Rosal as Assistant Professor of English, effective Fall 2011. Professor Rosal earned his MFA in Creative Writing at Sarah Lawrence College, and he is author of three volumes of poetry: My American Kundiman (2006), Uprock Headspin Scramble and Dive (2003), and Uncommon Denominators (2000), among other works. In addition to offering courses for our undergraduates, Professor Rosal will teach in our MFA program and in conjunction with the Childhood Studies program