Faculty Profile

Robin Hammerman

TEACHING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Building: Morton
Room: 322
Fax: 201.216.8245
Email: rhammerm@stevens.edu
School:  College of Arts & Letters
Department:  CAL 103
Education

Ph.D. in English – Drew University (2004)
M.Phil. in English  – Drew University (1999)
M.A. in English – City University of New York  (1992)
B.A. in English – Long Island University (1990)

Research

British Romanticism
Comics and Graphic Novels
Composition and Rhetoric
The Long Eighteenth Century
Science Fiction
Women's Studies

General Information

Robin Hammerman has taught courses in literature and writing at Long Island University's Brooklyn Campus as well as The New York City College of Technology.  At Stevens she has taught courses in literature and writing since 1999, including The Short Story and Science Fiction.  Professor Hammerman has been exclusively teaching first-year students at Stevens since the inception of The Freshman Experience.  In her teaching, Professor Hammerman privileges student-centered class discussions and collaborative learning environments in which students with different learning styles may not only excel in the course but also develop a lifelong love of learning for its own sake. 

Professor Hammerman demonstrates a strong commitment to academic service.  She has been the Director of Membership and Academic Services for The Byron Society of America since 2007 and served on the College English Association's Board of Directors from 2007-2009.  Additionally, Professor Hammerman has been the Byron Society of America's liaison to the Modern Language Association since 2007 and she has been the College English Association's Nineteenth Century British Literature division chair since 2006.  

Professional Societies

Byron Society of America
College English Association
International Byron Society
Modern Language Association
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism

 

Selected Publications
Conference Proceedings
  1. Robin Hammerman. (2013). Ada Lovelace Interdisciplinary Conference. Conference Organizer. .
  2. Robin Hammerman. (2013). "First-Year Writing and Adaptation: Understanding the Tech University Habitat", College English Association Annual Conference. Roundtable Moderator. .
  3. Robin Hammerman. (2013). Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Panel Chair, "Teaching Byron".
  4. Robin Hammerman. (2012). "George Perkins Marsh: An American for All Seasons", Conference Organizer.
  5. Robin Hammerman. (2012). College English Association Annual Conference, Panel Chair, "Women, Wombs, and Doctors".
  6. Robin Hammerman. (2010). International Byron Society Conference: Byron and the Book, Panel Chair, "Publishers".
  7. Robin Hammerman. (2010). College English Association Annual Conference. Committee of Graduate Student Concerns: Inaugural Event Organizer and Keynote Speaker, Panel Chair, "Graduate Student Voices in Academe".
  8. Robin Hammerman. (2009). College English Association Annual Conference, Panel Chair, "Miltonic Designs".
  9. Robin Hammerman. (2008). College English Association Annual Conference, Paper, "Byron's Gangster Passages: Don Juan at Shooter's Hill".
  10. Robin Hammerman. (2007). College English Association Annual Conference, Panel Chair, "Teaching and Researching the Histories of Texts".
  11. Robin Hammerman. (2006). College English Association Annual Conference, Paper, "Byron's Catherine in Don Juan" Panel Chair, "Women in Science Fiction".
  12. Robin Hammerman. (2005). College English Association Annual Conference, Paper, "The Space Between Statesmen: Byron's Ali Pasha and Lord Elgin".
  13. Robin Hammerman. (2005). Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Panel Chair, "Academic Style: Beyond the Faculty Handbook".
  14. Robin Hammerman. (2001). Contemporary Literary Translation Biennial Conference: Tyrannies of the Target Language, Panel Chair, "Language Translation: Theory and Practice".
Books
  1. Robin Hammerman. (2013). Romantic Women Writers Reviewed, Multiple vols., Contributing Editor, Pickering & Chatto 2011-2013.
  2. Robin Hammerman. (2007). Womanhood in Anglophone Literary Culture: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Perspectives, Editor, Cambridge Scholars Press.
Journals
  1. Robin Hammerman. (2012). "Byron and the Rhetoric of Italian Nationalism", Annali d'Italianistica. Review. (Fall Issue).
  2. Robin Hammerman. (2010). "CEA Critic Special Issue: The Graphic Novel", Guest Editor. (Spring/Summer Issue).
Courses
  • CAL 103 Writing And Communications Colloquium