Dr. Janice B. Brown

Professor of English

Contact Information:

Office: Hall of Arts and Letters - 200 E

Phone: 724-458-2052

E-mail: JBBrown@gcc.edu

Mailing Address: Grove City College, 100 Campus Drive. Box #2649, Grove City, PA 16127


"A people without history
Is not redeemed from time, for history is a pattern
Of timeless moments. So while light falls
On a winter's afternoon, in a secluded chapel
History is now and England. "
- T.S. Eliot, Little Gidding

Career Highlights  

Academic Awards:

Finalist for an Edgar Allan Poe Award for book The Seven Deadly Sins in the Word of Dorothy L. Sayers. April 1999.


B.A., M.A., B.Ed., Ph.D., Memorial University of Newfoundland


The major highlight of my career was teaching high school English for six and a half years over a ten and a half year period at Ukarumpa High School in Papua New Guinea, a school for missionaries' children, operated by Wycliffe Bible Translators.

1986-1991 Sessional Lecturer in English Language and Literature, Memorial University of Newfoundland.  St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.


The Seven Deadly Sins in the Work of Dorothy L. Sayers, published by Kent State University Press, 1998

Courses Taught  

English 201: English Literature Survey, I
English 202: English Literature Survey, II
English 242: The 19th. Century English Novel 
English 290: Modern Christian   Writers
English 304: Chaucer and the Middle Ages
English 308: Eighteenth Century Literature
English 314: The Victorian Mind
Humanities 202: Civilization and Literature

Scholarly Interests 

Dorothy L. Sayers
C. S. Lewis
G. K. Chesterton
The Inklings
T. S. Eliot

Campus Activities 

Advisor to Tau Alpha Pi, the honorary dramatic society