Arlene Wilner
Professor, Department of English; Director, RiderBRIDGE Email: wilner@rider.edu
Phone Number: (609) 895-5567
Office Location:
Fine Arts 315

Faculty Office Hours

Mailing Address:
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Role: 
Faculty
Title: 
Professor, Department of English; Director, RiderBRIDGE
Email: 
wilner@rider.edu
Phone Number: 
(609) 895-5567
Mailing Address: 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Office Location: 
Fine Arts 315

Arlene Wilner earned her B.A. in English at Cornell University, and her Ph.D. in English at Columbia University. Her teaching specialties include eighteenth-century English literature, children's literature, and the "Great Ideas" freshman honors seminars. Twice a recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, she has contributed essays to a variety of annuals and journals, such as The Journal of Narrative Technique; Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture; Eighteenth-Century Fiction, and Children’s Literature.  A Fellow of the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, she has published on writing pedagogy in Identity, Learning and the Liberal Arts (Jossey-Bass) and in English-Studies venues. She founded and directs BRIDGE, a University-wide faculty-development program.  In May 2006 she was appointed to direct the university's Baccalaureate Honors Program.