B.A., Providence College
M.A., Brooklyn College
M Phil, The CUNY Graduate Center
Ph.D., The CUNY Graduate Center
Certificate in American Studies, The CUNY Graduate Center
Dr. Ian S. Maloney is a professor of Literature, Writing, and Publishing at St. Francis College. Ian focuses his work on American literature and contemporary fiction. Ian serves on the Literary Council of the Brooklyn Book Festival, as a Board Member for the Walt Whitman Initiative, and as Executive Editor of The Arthur Miller Journal. Ian's first book, Melville's Monumental Imagination (Routledge) came out in 2006. Dr. Maloney also wrote the Introductions for the Barnes and Noble editions of Herman Melville's Israel Potter and Walt Whitman's Specimen Days. Some of his academic articles include "Biographies" in Herman Melville in Context (Cambridge University Press, 2018), "Union and Dismemberment: Melville, Whitman, and the Contradictions of American Character" in Monument and Modernity in the British and American Art and Literature (Sorbonne Nouvelle Press, 2015), and “Ernest Hemingway’s Miltonic Twist in ‘Up in Michigan’ (The Hemingway Review, Spring 2008). Ian is a Contributor at Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and he’s the Director of the Jack Hazard Fellowships for Creative Writers Teaching High School at New Literary Project in Berkeley, California. His most recent essay “Inheriting Mom’s Lists” is included in Simpsonistas 4, available from Rare Bird Books.