Andrea Rehn, PhD
Associate Dean & Director

Wardman Hall 107

Dr. Rehn, or Prof Rehn, is a Professor of English and directs the Digital Liberal Arts Program as well as Whittier Scholars. Her publications include articles on Conrad, Kipling, Austen, and digital pedagogy. She has been the recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute Fellowship, and she is the Principle Investigator on Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grants totaling $1.45 million to foster digital scholarship and pedagogy. She currently serves on the Program Committee of the Modern Language Association.

An avid reader from a young age, Dr. Rehn lists Frank Herbert’s Dune, Jane Austen’s Emma,  and “everything written by Charles Dickens” among her favorite pieces of literature. A lifelong Californian, she completed her English degree at UC Berkeley followed by a Masters and PhD in English at Cornell University. Rehn joined the Whittier College faculty in 2007 and has been a member of the Whittier Scholars Council since 2011.

Read more at or follow her on Twitter @profrehn.