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Janis Greve is the acting Chief Undergraduate Advisor and Honors Coordinator. She received her B.A. from SUNY Buffalo and her Ph.D. in English from UMass Amherst.
She is the author of "Orphanhood and "Photo"-portraiture in Mary McCarthy's Memories of a Catholic Girlhood" (American Women's Autobiography: Fea(s)ts of Memory, 1992) and "Legal Bodies, Racial Bodies: Autobiography and Autonomy in Patricia Williams' The Alchemy of Race and Rights " (Bodies of Resistance: New Phenomenologies of Politics, Agency, and Culture, 2001) She has also published poems in a number of journals, including The Florida Review, The New Delta Review, and most recently, The North American Review.
Janis' dissertation work was in American women's autobiography, which is also her special teaching interest (though not limited to women's writing.)