Jean McGarry is the author of nine books of fiction, among them the novel The Courage of Girls (Rutgers University Press) and the short story collection Dream Date (JHU Press). Her 2006 novel, A Bad and Stupid Girl (University of Michigan Press), received the University of Michigan Fiction Prize. Her short stories have appeared in The New Yorker, The Yale Review, Boulevard, The Southwest Review, and others. She previously served as co-chair of the department. She is a graduate of the Baltimore-Washington Psychoanalytic Institute.
Elliott Coleman Professor (Department Chair fall 2018)