Aerial view of campus with Williamsport, the Susquehanna River and Bald Eagle Mountain as a backdrop

Maria Hebert-Leiter

Maria Hebert-Leiter


B.A., Loyola University
M.A., University of North Carolina
Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Contact Information:

(570) 321-4339
Campus Post Office Box 3

Lecturer of English

Dr. Maria Hebert-Leiter is a Lecturer in the English Department, teaching sections of composition and the survey of early American literature. Her research includes studies of ethnic representation in American literature and greatly influences her discussion of diversity in the United States in her classes. In 2016, she participated in the NEH Summer Institute on Ernest J. Gaines and the Southern Experience as a guest scholar, and her publications include Becoming Cajun, Becoming American: The Acadian in American Literature from Longfellow to James Lee Burke (LSU 2009) and Images of Depression-Era Louisiana: The FSA Photographs of Ben Shahn, Russell Lee, and Marion Post Wolcott (co-authored with Bryan Giemza, LSU 2017).