Nancy Norris-Kniffin

Nancy Norris-Kniffin, director emerita of the MLA Program, received her BA in English from Wellesley College and PhD in English from the University of Pennsylvania.

Topics for her courses include the American short story, Faulkner’s fiction, evil in literature, Southern women writers, and modern Irish literature. She also teaches in two non-credit programs at Hopkins: Odyssey and the Osher Institute for Lifelong Learning (formerly Evergreen Society).