Jo Ann Weiner

Dr. Jo Ann Weiner

Associate Professor of English

Dr. Jo Ann Weiner has been teaching at Arcadia since 1977.  Her primary areas of interest are modern American literature and modern British literature. Dr Weiner is currently the chair of the Department of English, Communications, and Theater Arts.


  • A.B. in English, Mount Holyoke College
  • M.A. in English, University of Pennsylvania
  • Ph.D. in English, University of Pennsylvania

Courses Taught

  • Thought and Expression I and II
  • Interpreting Literature I and II
  • Modern American Literature
  • Modern British Literature
  • A Few Great Novels
  • Literature after War
  • Jane Austen
  • Mark Twain


Dr. Weiner's published works include the following:

  • Interpreting Literature (textbook)
  • Articles on American literature and writing theory and pedagogy

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