Civil War Era Studies

Jack Ryan

Associate Professor




Campus Box 0410


Pennsylvania Hall
Third Floor
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400


PhD Case Western Reserve University, 1994
MA Case Western Reserve University, 1989
BA New York University, 1986
AA Broome Community College, 1976

Jack Ryan is a graduate of New York University and Case Western Reserve University.  He is the author of John Sayles, Filmmaker 2ed (2010). He has also published articles in Isle: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment, Creative Screenwriting, and Aethlon: The Journal of Sport and Literature. He serves as  Vice Provost and Dean of Arts and Humanities. Professor Ryan contributes courses to the College's First-Year Seminar program, Civil War Era Studies minor, Cinema and Media Studies, and the Department of English. He is an academic advisor, a Garthwait Leadership Center leadership coach, and an advisor to a number of student organizations. Professor Ryan also coordinates the Consortium for Faculty Diversity at Liberal Arts Colleges, a national organization committed to diversifying the professoriate.