Marcia Gealy Associate Professor of Instruction in The Cook Family Writing Program, the Program in American Studies, the Comparative Literary Studies Program and the Jewish Studies Program

Marcia B. Gealy is an Associate Professor of Instruction in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences where she teaches a variety of courses in the Writing Program, Jewish Studies, American Studies, and Comparative Literature. She has been recognized for excellence in teaching by the Associated Student Government Honor Roll, and has been appointed a Charles Deering McCormick Distinguished Lecturer.  She has received the Emily Award for teaching and advising from the Women’s Residential College numerous times. Her research interests include the teaching of minority students and the storytelling tradition in American Jewish Literature, two fields in which she has published articles. She is a Senior Fellow at the Searle Center for Teaching Excellence, has been a reader for the Northwestern University Press, and has served as a Faculty Fellow at Jones and the Women's Residential College.

Jewish Studies Courses

  • Jewish Studies 279: Modern Jewish Literature: An Introduction
  • Jewish Studies 379: Storytelling in American Jewish Literature