Meet the Director

Angela MullisAngela Mullis (Ph.D., University of Arizona), Director of the Byrne First-Year Seminars, comes to Rutgers from Mount Olive College in Mount Olive, NC, where she was Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Language and Literature. Having taken a MA in American Indian Studies at UCLA and a PhD in literature at the University of Arizona, she researches and teaches nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature, with an emphasis in American Indian Studies and Southern literature. In her career as a teacher and scholar she has enjoyed most working with undergraduates, particularly with first-year students.