Mimi Gladstein

Hudspeth Hall
El Paso Texas, 79968
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Mimi R Gladstein
Professor, English - Theatre and Dance

Mimi Reisel Gladstein is a Professor of English and Theatre Arts, two departments she has previously chaired. She was also the first Director of the Women’s Studies Program, another area in which she has done research and published. Dr Gladstein’s areas of expertise and publication are diverse and varied. She has been President of both the South Central Society for Eighteenth Century Studies and the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association. From 2006 to 2013 Dr. Gladstein was President of the John Steinbeck Society of America and has lectured internationally on both John Steinbeck and Ernest Hemingway. Combining her interests in feminism and Ayn Rand led to co-editing a book with Chris Sciabarra, a Professor at New York University; the book which brought together writers from Australia, Norway, France, Canada and the United States was titled Feminist Interpretations of Ayn Rand. The Last Supper of Chicano Heroes: Selected Works of José Antonio Burciaga, which she co-edited with Daniel Chacon, won an American Book Award, a Southwest Book Award, and a Latino Book Award. In El Paso: The Wild West Welcomes Holocaust Survivors, Gladstein and her co-author Sylvia Cohen recount the history of the El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center.


  1. American Literature
  2. English Literature
  3. Women’s Literature
  4. Feminist Criticism
  5. History of Theatre
  6. Dystopias