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English Faculty and Staff
Victoria Arthur teaches British and Western Literature.
Admin Assistant II
Jennifer Baillargeon-Hauck is the Administrative Assistant for the English Department.
Anna Banks teaches film studies, film theory and criticism, and literature and film.
Distinguished Professor Emerita
Kim Barnes teaches creative nonfiction writing and fiction writing.
Blew, Mary Clearman
Mary Clearman Blew teaches creative nonfiction writing, fiction writing and Shakespeare.
Professor Emeritus of English and Neuroscience
Steven Chandler teaches linguistics and studies the application of exemplar-based (or instance-based) models of cognition to the representation and processing of language in the brain.
Thomas Drake teaches literature, composition, business writing and Integrated Seminar classes.
Stephan Flores teaches British literature, critical theory, and film history.
Associate Professor Emeritus
Walter Hesford teaches American literature and the Bible as literature.
Erin James teaches global literatures in English and critical theory.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Ben teaches a variety of courses across the Film and TV Studies program.
Clinical Associate Professor
Jan Johnson teaches ethnic American literatures, American Indian and Africana Studies courses, and race in America.
Judge, Mary Ann
Senior Instructor, Director of the Writing Center
Mary Ann Judge teaches composition and oversees internships in tutoring writing.
Associate Professor of English and Interim Vice Provost for Faculty
Diane Kelly-Riley teaches writing and composition.
Director of First-Year Composition; Senior Instructor
Barbara Kirchmeier teaches writing, rhetoric, and composition theory.
Jennifer Ladino teaches American literature and literature and the environment.
Associate Chair and Associate Professor of Literature
Tara MacDonald teaches nineteenth-century British literature and women’s literature.
Ron McFarland taught 17th-century British literature, modern British/American literature, global literature and poetry writing.
Associate Professor, Department Chair
Jodie Nicotra teaches rhetoric and composition.
Senior Instructor, Emeritus
Kurt Queller, Senior Instructor Emeritus, taught linguistics, history of English, Bible as literature, German and occasionally other languages.
Aaron Schab teaches literature and technical writing.
Sharma, Bal Krishna
University Distinguished Professor of Environmental Humanities
Scott Slovic teaches courses in interdisciplinary environmental humanities, American and comparative literature, environmental writing, and nonfiction writing.
Alexandra Teague teaches poetry writing.
Director of Professional Writing, Senior Instructor
Karen Thompson teaches courses in professional writing. She also is a lead developer of the professional writing curriculum and instructional design of these courses.
Assistant Professor of American Literature
Zachary Turpin researches nineteenth-century periodical culture, digital humanities, textual recovery, and the history of epistemology and the sciences.