Frank D. Rashid
Professor of English
Frank D. Rashid received his B.A. in English and his Ph.D. in English from the University of Detroit. He has taught at Marygrove College since 1980 and served as department chair from 1998 until 2007. He has been president of the Marygrove Faculty Assembly since 2008. He is a founding member of Marygrove's Institute for Detroit Studies (IDS) and, with history professor Thomas Klug, teaches an interdisciplinary course, Detroit and the Contemporary Urban Crisis. Rashid is editor of the Literary Map of Detroit on the IDS website. Among his publications are essays on the poetry of Robert Hayden, in Callaloo; Lawrence Joseph in PMLA, The University of Cincinnati Law Review, and Jacket 2; and Emily Dickinson in ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance and Approaches to Teaching Emily Dickinson edited by Robin Riley Fast and Christine Mack Gordon (MLA). He also researches and writes about Detroit history, politics, and culture.