Marnie McInnes received her B.A. from Stanford University and Ph.D. in English from Yale University. Since coming to DePauw in 1981, she has taught courses in literature, writing, and women’s studies, including topics courses such as Women and War, Women Poets and Photographers, and Literature and Photography. From 1997 to 2009, she served as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Dean of Academic Life. More recently, in addition to teaching literature and writing courses, Marnie advises students applying for awards such as the Fulbright, Rhodes, Udall, and Truman Scholarships and the Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellowship. Her recent scholarly work includes "A Meditation on Poetry and Photography" (forthcoming in the journal Photographies) and "Photographic Documents and Postmodern Fictions" (in Mosaic). She is developing a new course on Haitian literature and the environment, and will be teaching Science Writing as a First-Year Seminar in Fall 2012.