Daneeta Loretta Jackson graduated from Loyola in 1988 and an M.A. in Literature from George Mason University. She has worked in California, Tokyo, and London.
Senior English major Mark Burgunder spent part of his summer break assisting two English professors on a collaborative project called Airport Reading.
Kevin Rabalais is co-editor of Novel Voices, conversations with award-winning American writers and winner of the Eaton Literary Award.
Mary McCay trained as an Olympic swimmer, but gave it up because she could not read while swimming. Instead, she earned a B.A. (from Catholic University of America), M.A. (from Boston College), & Ph.D. in English (from Tufts University).
During the Loyola University New Orleans faculty and staff spring convocation on Jan. 23, the University Faculty Senate honored four of its colleagues with prestigious awards.
Times-Picayune writes glowing review of Mark Yakich's latest poetry collection: "The Importance of Peeling Potatoes in Ukraine."
Andrew Macdonald publishes extensively in the criticism of popular fiction and film. He has written a book on Howard Fast and is co-author of Shapeshifiting and Shaman or Sherlock? He has, with Gina Macdonald, just edited Jane Austen on Screen.
The Big Easy Entertainment Awards has tapped playwright John Biguenet, a professor of Loyola University New Orleans, as the inaugural Theatre Person of the Year.
Melanie McKay has co-authored several texts on technical and business writing, among them, "The Accountant's Guide to Professional Communications."
Barbara Ewell has published on various topics: Michael Drayton, Kate Chopin, Alice Dunbar-Nelson, southern literature, Louisiana women writers, and most recently, an anthology, Southern Local Color: Tales of Region, Race and Gender.