Paul Rogalus

Professor of English

BA, University of Rhode Island; MA, Boston College; PhD, Purdue University


Paul Rogalus teaches film, scriptwriting, and American literature here at Plymouth State University.  His full-length play Crawling From the Wreckage was produced in New York City by the American Theatre of Actors, and his one act plays have been produced in New York, Chicago, and Boston. His short screenplays have won screenwriting contests at the Woods Hole Film Festival, the Wildsound Film Festival in Toronto and the PictureStart Film Festival in New York City. A chapbook of his micro-stories entitled “Electrified Skeletons” was published by The Medulla Review Publishing, and a mini-chapbook, “The Og Monologues,” was published by Displaced Snail Publications.

Among the courses that Dr. Rogalus teaches most regularly are:

  • ENDI 2205  The Art of Film 
  • EN 2460  Rethinking Modern American Literature
  • EN 3305  The Craft of Screenwriting: Reading and Writing Screenplays
  • EN 3595  The Filmmaker’s Vision: An Introduction to Film Analysis, and
  • EN 3685  Scriptwriting