Faculty & Staff

Janine Gerzanics

Janine Gerzanics


English Instructor

(408) 741-4073



Courses Taught / Teaching

Eng 1A & 1B Composition
Eng 1C Clear Thinking in Writing
Eng 5A & 5B English Literature Survey
Eng 6A & 6B World Literature Survey
Eng 44 Bible as Literature
Eng 48 Introduction to Shakespeare
Eng 990, 991, 992, 993 Writing Skills Lab

Academic Service

WVC's Norseman Newspaper Adviser
Best Essay Contest and Anthology Director
Voices Literary Magazine Adviser
Literature Committee
Global Education Committee Co-Chair
Center for Global Education Co-Chair


Ph.D., English LiteratureUniversity of Southern CA
M.A., JournalismUniversity of South Carolina
M.A., English LiteratureLoyola Marymount University
Royal Society of Arts Language Diploma, London
Post Graduate Certificate in Education, Westminster College, Oxford
B.A., Hons. Religious Studies and English, Lancaster University, England

Selected Publication

"Death in the Bedroom: John Donne's Love Poetry" in Cemeteries and Spaces of Death: Inquiries into Their Meaning
Theater reviews for Center Stage Magazine and KXLU Radio Station in Los Angeles
last published: 3/21/18