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Mihaela Moscaliuc, PhD

Assistant Professor

Graduate Faculty

Career Advising Mentor

PhD, University of Maryland College Park

MFA, New England College

MA, Salisbury University

Office: Wilson Annex, Room 021

Phone: 732-571-3621


Spring 2016 Office Hours:
Wednesday, 12 — 2:25 p.m.; and by appointment.

Spring 2016 Courses:

EN 216 - Illness in Literature

EN 229 - Non-Europe Lit in English

Regularly Taught Courses:

EN 215 - Illness in Literature

EN 229 - Non Europe Lit in Eng

EN 533 - Lit of Immigration

Research Interests:

World Literature; 20th & 21st Century American Immigration and Ethnic Literature; Creative Writing (Poetry); Translation Theory & Practice; Roma/Gypsy Studies.

Selected Works:


Father Dirt (Alice James Books, 2010);

Death Searches for You a Second Time by Carmelia Leonte [chapbook], co-translated with Michael Waters (Red Dragonfly Press, 2003).

Scholarly Articles:

“Killing with Metaphors: Literary Representations of Romani in the East-Central European Imagination” in History of the Literary Cultures in East-Central Europe. Junctures and Disjunctures in the 19th and 20th Centuries. Vol. IV., Eds. Marcel Cornis-Pope and John Neubauer. (John Benjamins, 2010).

“‘Unbecoming, a desperate homesickness/ even at home’: Kimiko Hahn and the Poetics of Exhumation.” in Orient and Orientalisms in American Poetry and Poetics, Eds. Sabine Sielke & Christian Kloeckner (Frankfurt: Lang, 2009).

“Immigrant Narratives as Palimpsestic Translations.” Interculturality and Translation 2 (2006).

“Roma: Carving a Niche in the Theory and Practice of Democracy.” Soundings. An Interdisciplinary Journal LXXXVII (Spring/Summer 2004).

Additional Information:

Bio-literary entry (“Al Young”) in African American National Biography (Eds. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, Oxford UP, 2007).

Reviews in: Poetry International; The Georgia Review, Pleiades, Prairie Schooner, TriQuarterly, Southern Indiana Review, Marlboro Review, Review Revue, and Western Folklore.

Poems and translations in Connecticut Review, Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism, Arts & Letters, Mississippi Review, Mid-American Review, The Prague Revue, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Subtropics, Crab Orchard Review, Southern California Anthology, Great River Review, Meridians, The English Record, Great River Review, Spillway, Poezia, and elsewhere.