Paula Reiter, Ph.D.

Paula Reiter, Ph.D.
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Associate Professor of English and Department Chair
Phone: (414) 930 3412
Office: Fidelis Hall 226

  • Ph.D., English, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
  • M.A., English, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
  • B.A., English, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

"I am an associate professor in the Department of English. I teach a broad range of literature classes and an introductory course in linguistics. Recently, I designed a study abroad program for Paris, and I am working on a program for London. Students love their English classes at MMU because of the exciting discussions, great books, and inspiring assignments."


  • “The Art of Short Term Study Abroad.” Wisconsin Association of International Educators Conference. Madison, March 28, 2014.
  • “Innocences Abroad.” MMLA Conference. Milwaukee, November 7, 2013.
  • “Visualizing the Text.” MPCA/ACA Conference. St. Louis, October 11, 2013.
  • “Intersecting Word and Image in Teaching Language and Literature.” Midwest Conference on Language, Literature, and the Media. Northern Illinois University, March 22, 2013.
  • “Who’s Telling the Story?” Midwest Modern Language Association Conference. St. Louis, November 3–5, 2011.


Reiter, Paula J. “Creative Teaching Techniques: Flipping the Literature Classroom,” Teaching College Literature, (fall, 2014).

Invited Reviewer for Liverpool Law Review, (2012-2013).

Invited Reviewer for Studies in Language and Literature, (2012–2012).

Reiter, Paula J. “Doctors, Detectives, and the Professional Ideal: The Trial of Dr. Thomas Neill Cream and the Mastery of Sherlock Holmes” College Literature, 35.3 (Summer 2008), 57–95.

Teaching Interests:

  • British literature
  • The novel
  • Linguistics
  • Literary theory
  • Composition

Research Interests:

Experimental narrative forms
Creative pedagogy