BA, English, Allegheny College, 1999
MA, English, Syracuse University, 2001
PhD, English, Case Western Reserve University, 2006

Darcy Lee Brandel has taught at Marygrove College in Detroit, Michigan for the past twelve years, where she was Professor of English and Chair of the Department of English and Modern Languages. She led the charge to establish the first Women’s Center on campus and served on its founding advisory board. She also served as coordinator of the English graduate program from 2011-2013 and secretary of the Faculty Assembly from 2008-2012. Her fields of interest include literature by women, multi-ethnic literature, comparative women’s and gender studies, critical theory, aesthetic theory, creative writing, Buddhism, and translation. She has published work on Gertrude Stein, Grace Paley, and other experimental women writers and, along with Chae-Pyong Song, translations of Korean Buddhist poetry. She is currently working on her first manuscript of poetry.

You can contact Professor Brandel by phone, fax, email, or post.

Darcy L. Brandel
Chair, English & Modern Languages
Marygrove College
8425 W McNichols Rd
Detroit, MI 48221

Tel: 313.927.1447
Fax: 313.927.1216
Email: dbrandel(at)