Paige Franklin

Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Curriculum, Policy, & Operations
Dean, CAS

Paige Franklin

Phone Numbers

202-651-5653 (V)
202-759-9068 (VP)



Hall Memorial Building 400E

Secondary Location

HMB 214E in English Department

Office Hours

By appointment, please

Degrees earned:

Ph.D. in English Literature and Language from George Washington University

MA in English Literature and Language from University of Maryland, College Park

MATESOL from American University

MA in Education: Deafness from Gallaudet University

BA in Psychology from Gallaudet University

Copied and Pasted from the job description for Faculty Fellow: Faculty Personnel Administrator (Three-year appointment):  Directs, oversees, and reports on all faculty personnel activities for the Division of Academic Affairs, advises the Provost on faculty policy and personnel issues, staffing plans, position control and justifications, maintains a high-­‐level of understanding of all University policies that faculty must comply with, and assures adherence to those policies; works closely with Academic Affairs’ senior administrators to assure effective and efficient utilization of faculty resources to deliver high quality instruction, research and service; and prepares and presents reports on faculty demographics, salaries, utilization, hiring, attrition, or other reports at various meetings, including the provost’s team meetings, the University Planning and Budget Committee, the President’s Cabinet meetings, and the Board of  Trustees’ meetings as needed.

English as a Second Language courses, including ENG 50, 70, and 100

Service courses, including GSR 102, 150, 210, and 220

Major-level courses, including American Literature and Introduction to Literary Theory

My teaching interests include intersectionality and race, gender, and class; American studies; and disability studies.

As faculty member: I served on committees in the faculty governance, including: Faculty Welfare Committee and Salary and Benefits Committee.  I also served as a Senate and as Secretary of Faculty Senate.  I served as temporary Vice Chair while the person was on sabbatical.

Right now, I am service on the Faculty Welfare Committee as a non-voting administrative representative (3-year term, which comes with my 3-year appointment as Faculty Fellow, Faculty Personnel Administrator).

At this writing, much of my energy is devoted to doing behind the scenes research work on diversity in higher education, incuding emerging policies on diversity and hiring practices.

As faculty member, I frequently present at conventions and conferences, including Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), and Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC).  I am also invited to present at conferences as a panelist. 


800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002


800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002