Anne-Elizabeth M. Brodsky

Senior Lecturer

46 Gilman Hall


Anne-Elizabeth M. Brodsky has taught in the Expository Writing Program since 2007. In addition to teaching “Introduction to Expository Writing,” she has also taught courses on friendship, public education, and race in American literature. Her BA is from Haverford College and her MA and PhD from the University of Chicago. Her dissertation, Teach the Nation: Pedagogies of Racial Uplift in US Women’s Writing of the 1890s, was published by Routledge in 2003.

Before joining the EWP faculty, Anne-Elizabeth was a Senior Program Manager at the JHU Center for Talented Youth, where she ran summer programs for academically talented students in grades 2-9 and oversaw curriculum development. She also taught English at Ida Crown Jewish Academy in Chicago and has worked in academic summer programs on the east and west coasts, Nanjing, and St. Thomas.

A former member of the JHU Diversity Leadership Council, Anne-Elizabeth now serves as co-chair of the KSAS Committee on the Status of Women. She presents frequently for the JUMP and Hop-In programs, as well as with the Center for Education Resources workshops for teachers and TAs. She is a member of the Freshman Common Book Read committee, a sometime violinist in the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra, faculty advisor for Pi Phi, and a LGBTQ Safe Zone participant. She volunteers for the Peabody Preparatory and the Baltimore City Public Schools, where her children are students.