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Faculty by Area of Expertise


Ellen Arnold (Senior Lecturer and Assessment Coordinator) Nineteenth Century British Literature, Women's Studies 

Jen Boyle (Associate Professor) Early Modern, New Media, Theory

P. Michael Campbell (Lecturer) American Literature, Modern Poetry, Children's and Adolescent Literature 

Veronica Gerald (Assistant Professor) American Literature, African American Studies, Gullah and American Studies

Steven Hamelman (Professor) Early American Literature, Literary and Media Theory, Popular Music 

Ray Moye (Associate Professor) Old and Middle English

Kate Faber Oestreich (Assistant Professor) British Literature of the Long Nineteenth Century, Critical Theory, Feminism 

Anna Oldfield (Assistant Professor) Comparative Literature, Russian Literature and Film 

Tripthi Pillai (Assistant Professor) English Renaissance Literature and Drama, Shakespeare 

Cynthia Port (Associate Professor) Modern and Contemporary British and Anglophone Literature, Age Studies, Literary and Cultural Theory 

Daniel Cross Turner (Associate Professor) Modern and Contemporary American Literature, Southern Literature, Poetry/Poetics, Film 

Keaghan Turner (Assistant Professor) Late Victorian Literature and Culture, Writing and Digital Media, Gender Studies


Becky Childs (Associate Professor and Associate Department Chair) Sociolinguistics, Accoustic Phonetics, Phonology 

J. Daniel Hasty (Assistant Professor) Sociolinguistics, Syntactic Variation, Language Attitudes 

Creative Writing

Dan Albergotti (Professor and Department Chair) Creative Writing, Poetry 

Jason Bordt (Lecturer) Creative Writing, Fiction 

Colin Burch (Lecturer) Creative Writing, Nonfiction 

Jeremy Griffin (Lecturer) Creative Writing, Fiction

Hastings Hensel (Lecturer) Creative Writing, Poetry 

Jason Ockert (Professor) Creative Writing, Fiction 

Joe Oestreich (Associate Professor) Creative Writing, Nonfiction 

Jessica Richardson (Visiting Assistant Professor) Creative Writing, Fiction

Writing and Rhetoric

Mary Emery (Lecturer) Composition 

Amanda Grefski (Lecturer) Composition and Survivor Writing and Literature 

Catherine Harrison (Lecturer) Professional Writing 

Emma Howes (Assistant Professor) Composition and Rhetoric, Literacy Studies, and Feminist Theory

Roger Johansen (Lecturer) Business Writing 

David Kellogg (Associate Professor) Technical and Professional Writing, Rhetoric of Science 

Linda Martin (Lecturer) Composition 

Steve McCartney (Lecturer) Composition 

Denise Paster (Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Composition) Composition and Rhetoric 

Alan Reid (Assistant Professor) Composition, Professional and Technical Writing, Instructional Design and Technology 

Ryan Shelley (Lecturer) Composition and British Literature 

Christian Smith (Assistant Professor) Composition and Rhetoric

Sara Sobota (Senior Lecturer) Composition and Rhetoric, Business Communication, Travel Writing 

Shannon Stewart (Senior Lecturer) Composition and Rhetoric, Post-Colonial Literature and Theory