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  • Anthony Szczesiul , Ph.D.

    Chair of English, Associate Professor

    Nineteenth and Twentieth Century American Literature, Southern Literature, American Poetry

  • Diana Archibald, Ph.D.

    Associate Chair of English, Professor, Internship Coordinator

    Charles Dickens, Victorian Fiction, British Literature, Transatlantic Studies, Digital Humanities, Service-Learning

  • Sue J. Kim, Ph.D.

    Professor; Co-Director of Asian American Studies Center

    Contemporary literature, literary theory, Asian American studies, narrative theory, gender studies, Marxism

  • Todd Avery, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of English

  • Laura Barefield, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor, Director - Medieval & Renaissance Studies Minor

    Old and Middle English Literature and Languages, Classical Mythology, Early Women Writers

  • Shelley Barish, M.F.A

    Associate Professor

    Theatre Arts

  • Michael Black, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of English

    Digital Humanities, Digital Culture, New Media, 20th & 21st Century American Culture

  • Dina Bozicas, M.A.


    The horror genre, film studies, composition and rhetoric

  • Ann Dean

    Associate Professor, Director of the First Year Writing Program

  • Shelli DeMarkles, M.A.

    Visiting Instructor

    Composition and Literature

  • Maggie Dietz, M.F.A.

    Assistant Professor

    Poetry & Poetics

  • Andre Dubus III

    Professor, English

  • Mary Gormley, Ph.D.


    Rhetoric & Composition

  • Milena Gueorguieva, Ph.D.


    ESL Exposition, the Research Process, Linguistic Analysis, Gender & Nineteenth Century British Gothic Fiction, British Travel Literature & National Identity.

  • Natalie Houston, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

    Digital Humanities, Victorian Literature, Poetics, History of the Book

  • Matthew Hurwitz, Ph.D.

    Lecturer, First Year Writing Program

    Rhetoric/Composition, First-Year Writing, 19th, 20th, & 21st Century British Literature, Travel Writing, British Empire & National Identity

  • Mary Kramer, Ph.D.

    Emeritus Faculty

    British Literature pre-1642; Honors Program

  • Sandra Lim, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

    Poetry & Poetics; 20th-Century American Literature

  • Robin Mangino, Ph.D.


    Composition and Literature

  • Bridget Marshall, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies for the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

    Gothic novel, American literature, law & literature, New England witchcraft trials, disability in literature

  • Tracy Michaels, MA

    Visiting Instructor

    Composition and Literature

  • Marlowe A. Miller, Ph.D.

    Professor, FDC Steering Committee Chair

    British and American modernist literature, composition and rhetoric, and gender studies.

  • Michael Millner, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor, Co-Director of American Studies

    American Studies; a globally oriented American Literary Studies (especially of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries); Political & Critical Theory; Public Humanities & Digital Humanities; Gender & LGBQ Studies

  • Keith Mitchell, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

    African American, Caribbean and Nineteenth & Twentieth century American literature

  • Julie Nash, Ph.D.

    Vice Provost for Student Success, Associate Professor

    18th & 19th century British Literature, The British Novel, Women Writers

  • Melissa Pennell, Ph.D.


    19th & early 20th century American Literature, American Women Novelists, Mystery & Detective Fiction

  • Kevin Petersen, Ph.D.


    Composition and Literature; Renaissance Literature

  • Jill Pruett, Ph.D.


    Transatlantic literature; autobiographical narrative & minority identity; gender in literature; digital culture

  • William Roberts, Ph.D.

    Emeritus Faculty in English

  • Jeannie Sargent Judge, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor Emerita

    British Literature I and II, Renaissance and Seventeenth-Century Literature, Poetry, Literature and Women

  • Brian Saxton


    Faculty technical director for the Theatre Arts Program

  • Nancy Selleck, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

    Shakespeare, early modern literature & culture, performance theory, theatre history, theatre arts.

  • Katherine Shrieves, Ph.D.


    Early Modern Literature & Culture; Online Pedagogy, Digital Culture

  • Jonathan Silverman, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of English, Co-Director of American Studies

    Journalism, American Studies, Composition and Popular Culture

  • Maureen Stanton, M.F.A.

    Associate Professor

    Creative Nonfiction, Literary Journalism

  • Rita Sullivan, Ph.D.


    Business Writing, Early Twentieth Century British Fiction, Oral Communication, Editing & Publishing

  • Todd Tietchen, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

    20th & 21st Century American Literature & Culture, American Philosophy & Intellectual History, Comparative Media Studies (including computational media), & Public Humanities.

  • Jenna Vinson, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor

    Rhetoric and Composition, Gender & Sexuality Studies

  • Dale J. Young, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor

    Acting, Directing, The Creative Processes, Cross Cultural Exchange, Ensemble & Group Dynamics, Native/Indigenous Studies, Expressive Therapies, Improvisation, Clowning, Visual Arts