Rita Michael Scully, SSJ, M.A.

Associate Professor of English
English and Communications Department

Office Location:  St. Joseph Hall, 2nd flr., West Wing, SJ215
Office Phone:  215.248.7041

Educational Background

  • B.A. in English, Chestnut Hill College
  • M.A. in English, St. Bonaventure University
  • Post Graduate Studies, University of London , 1985

Courses Taught

  • Chaucer
  • Modern Japanese Literature
  • Shakespeare
  • Modern British Poetry
  • The International Tale
  • World Drama
  • Wit & Wisdom of 18th Century Literature
  • English Renaissance Poetry
  • Scriptwriting
  • Creative Writing

Scholarly Interests

  • Medieval Drama
  • A Study of Kinship in Literature

Selected Publications

  • "Seeing Things in Seamas Heavey's 'Seeing Things'". Interpretation of Riders to the Sea (J.M. Syngs).
  • Strategies for Teaching Literature in an ESL Classes (published in Japanese and English).
  • Riders To The Sea. (John Millington Synge)

Other Academic Information

  • Taught at Seirei College, Nogoya, Japan 1991