Education:

B.A., Loyola University

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

Contact Information:

(570) 321-4339
hebert@lycoming.edu

Dr. Maria Hebert-Leiter

English: Adjunct Assistant Professor

Dr. Maria Hebert-Leiter is a special part-time assistant professor of English, teaching sections of composition. She previously taught composition, literature and drama at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and composition and literature at Penn College in Williamsport. Herbert-Leiter earned a bachelor’s in English at Loyola University in New Orleans, and a master’s and Ph.D. in English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is interested in Cajun culture and literature. In 2009, she published her first book, “Becoming Cajun, Becoming American: The Acadian in American Literature from Longfellow to James Lee Burke.”