• Stephanie Maria Aitken

    Stephanie Maria Aitken

    Graduate Research Assistant


  • Denise Albanese

    Denise Albanese


    Literature: affect and politics; problems in mass culture and popular culture; science and technology studies; critical historicism and the contemporary moment; Shakespeare in public culture; Milton and early modern literature

  • Shadden Alfadhil

    Shadden Alfadhil

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Linguistics: Semantics & Pragmatics, Syntax, Morphology, Language Documentation

  • Elizabeth Small Allen

    Elizabeth Small Allen

    Adjunct Faculty


  • Amal Amireh

    Amal Amireh

    Associate Professor

    Literature: middle eastern literature; world literature; postcolonial studies, gender and sexuality

  • Eric Gary Anderson

    Eric Gary Anderson

    Director of Graduate Programs

    Associate Professor

    Literature: American Indian literatures, Southern studies, Horror studies, Native American and Indigenous Studies, American fiction from the beginnings to the 21st century,

  • Trela N Anderson

    Trela N Anderson

    Adjunct Faculty


  • Betty Aquino

    Betty Aquino

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Folklore: contemporary legend, working class narratives

  • Ann L Ardis

    Ann L Ardis

    Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences


    British modernism; technologies of culture; periodical press history; gender

  • Alexia Arthurs

    Alexia Arthurs

    Assistant Professor

    Creative Writing

  • Jennifer Atkinson

    Jennifer Atkinson

    Emeritus Faculty

    Creative Writing: poetry, ecopoetics, eco-justice, recent and contemporary American poetry

  • Eric K. Auld

    Eric K. Auld


    Composition: Composition, creative writing, humor writing

  • Tawnya Azar

    Tawnya Azar

    Associate Professor



  • Amy N Bangerter

    Amy N Bangerter

    Adjunct Faculty

    Literature: American Studies and Asian American Studies: migration and diaspora, cross-cultural studies, cultural geography, folklore, global transnational issues, regionalism, religion; teaching pedagogy

  • Joshua Tyler Barton

    Joshua Tyler Barton

    Adjunct Faculty

    Composition: Cultural Studies, Horror Literature, Feminist Literature, Southern Gothic Literature, Jane Austen, Shirley Jackson

  • Elizabeth Benson

    Elizabeth Benson

    Adjunct Faculty


  • Scott W Berg

    Scott W Berg


    Publishing, nonfiction writing and literature, historical narrative, history, urban history

  • Holly Wrenn Bergman

    Holly Wrenn Bergman

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • Robert Scott Bianco

    Robert Scott Bianco

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Casey Leigh Bieda

    Casey Leigh Bieda

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Kevin Joseph Binder

    Kevin Joseph Binder

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing: Specifically dystopian fiction and satire.

  • Olivia Bissell

    Olivia Bissell

    Graduate Teaching Assistant


  • Jim Blevins

    Jim Blevins


    Linguistics: morphology, syntax, quantitative linguistics, history of ideas

  • Jordyn Bostick

    Jordyn Bostick

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • Tanya Boucicaut

    Tanya Boucicaut

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Hip Hop rhetoric, Black Church rhetoric, community studies, personal narrative, documentary rhetoric, non-traditional students, theological writing

  • Jessika Victoria Bouvier

    Jessika Victoria Bouvier

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • Courtney Angela Brkic

    Courtney Angela Brkic


    Creative Writing: fiction, non-fiction and translation

  • Megan Lynn Brooks

    Megan Lynn Brooks

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • Kayla Renee Brown

    Kayla Renee Brown

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • Kenneth Broyles

    Kenneth Broyles

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Amanda Leigh Bryan

    Amanda Leigh Bryan

    Assistant Professor

    Composition: Postcolonial Studies, Anglophone Caribbean Studies, Sexuality Studies, Rhetorics of Belonging and Identity, Cultural and Visual Rhetoric, Spatial Theory, Women’s Studies, Masculinity Studies, Class Theory

  • Kate Bryan
  • Mckenan Mckenan Bundy

    Mckenan Mckenan Bundy

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Jacqueline M. Burek

    Jacqueline M. Burek

    Associate Professor

    Literature: Medieval literature; medieval historiography; translation; rhetoric; classical reception; Welsh and Celtic Studies

  • Rebecca R Burke

    Rebecca R Burke

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing: Fiction, mental health, gender and sexuality

  • Zofia Burr

    Zofia Burr

    Associate Professor

    Literature: African American literature; poetry

  • Emma Bussard

    Emma Bussard

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Folklore: Folk art & craft, folk medicine, foodways


  • Bernard Cabral

    Bernard Cabral

    Adjunct Faculty


  • Frank J Carbo

    Frank J Carbo

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Keene Keene Carter

    Keene Keene Carter

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Celia Causey

    Celia Causey

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Summer Chambers

    Summer Chambers

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Linguistics: Computational Linguistics, Automated Speech Recognition, Language Documentation/Revitalization, Phonetics, Sociolinguistics (Gender and Neurodiversity)

  • Bri Chapman

    Bri Chapman

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Ann Cavazos Chen

    Ann Cavazos Chen

    Adjunct Faculty

    Composition: Impact of engaging with the arts on military veterans and their families.

  • Carlos Chism

    Carlos Chism

    Assistant Professor

    Composition: Composition Pedagogy, Science Fiction and Fantasy

  • Hyunyoung Cho

    Hyunyoung Cho


    Early Modern British Literature and Culture; Mobility and Family; Ecocriticism and the Late Renaissance; Plants and Insects in Early Modern Culture; Poetry and Early Modern Science; Cross-Cultural Encounter and Communication

  • Keith Clark

    Keith Clark

    Distinguished University Professor

    Literature: 20th-Century African American Literature; African American Literary Masculinity Studies; Black LGBTQ+ Literature; African American Drama; Major Authors: James Baldwin, Ernest J. Gaines, Ann Petry

  • Christopher Alan Clements

    Christopher Alan Clements

    Adjunct Faculty

    Composition: First Year Composition

  • Danny Gordon Coates-Finke

    Danny Gordon Coates-Finke

    Graduate Teaching Assistant


  • Michelle Conklin-Kusel

    Michelle Conklin-Kusel

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Writing and Rhetoric: Academic, baseline, civic, and information literacies; news media's role in the public sphere; propaganda and fake news; first-year composition; writing program administration; applying Stasis Theory to teaching research and writing; critical thinking and logical fallacies; Kenneth Burke's theory on identification and division in relation to political power and influence.

  • David Powers Corwin

    David Powers Corwin

    Assistant Professor

    LGBTQ+ Studies; friendship studies; television studies; trauma rhetoric; Appalachian Studies; gender and sexuality in higher education

  • Kara Marie Crawford

    Kara Marie Crawford

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • Taylor Leigh Crigler
  • Lena Crown

    Lena Crown

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Adam A Cutter

    Adam A Cutter

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Linguistics: Computational Linguistics, Syntax, Distributional Semantics, Typology, Morphology, Historical Linguistics


  • Danielle DeArment-Donohue

    Danielle DeArment-Donohue

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Albert J. DeFazio

    Albert J. DeFazio

    Assistant Professor

    Composition: Hemingway and Fitzgerald, Composition, Shakespeare

  • Timothy Denevi

    Timothy Denevi

    Associate Professor

    Creative Writing: Nonfiction; Essay

  • Claire Marie Denny

    Claire Marie Denny

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Sharon Doetsch-Kidder

    Sharon Doetsch-Kidder

    Associate Professor

    Composition: Social movements, race and ethnic studies in the U.S., theories of genders and sexualities, oral history, feminist pedagogy, mindfulness education, and the globalization of liberal arts education

  • Michael Don

    Michael Don

    Assistant Professor

    Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Literary Editing

  • Grace Donovan

    Grace Donovan

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Jim Dooley

    Jim Dooley

    Adjunct Faculty

    World Religions, Awakenings and Revivals, Religious Themes in Literature. John Milton, The Rise of the Novel, 19th-century British Literature.

  • Isidore K Dorpenyo

    Isidore K Dorpenyo

    Associate Professor

    Writing and Rhetoric: Writing and Rhetoric: International technical communication, professional and technical communication, social justice, public intellectualism, rhetoric of technology, technology and elections, politics, biometric technology, and localization.

  • Merron Douglas

    Merron Douglas

    Graduate Professional Assistant

    Creative Writing

  • Lyz C Duesterhoeft

    Lyz C Duesterhoeft

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Caitlin Dungan

    Caitlin Dungan

    Assistant Professor

    Writing and Rhetoric: Digital rhetoric, empathy and video games, intersections of queer theory and video games, performativity and embodiment in gaming, the queer history of horror

  • Nilanjana Dutta

    Nilanjana Dutta

    Adjunct Faculty



  • Idee Edalatishams

    Idee Edalatishams

    Faculty ESL Specialist


    Corpus Linguistics, Multilingual Learners' Academic Communication and Identity, L2 Pronunciation.

  • Eric Eisner

    Eric Eisner

    Associate Professor

    Literature: 18th and 19th century British literature and culture, esp. Romanticism; lyric poetry; history of reading; literary and cultural theory

  • Hatim El-Hibri

    Hatim El-Hibri

    Associate Professor

    Global media and television studies, Middle East and Arab media studies, visual culture studies, urban studies, infrastructure studies, critical theory, media history and theory, cultural studies

  • Mika Endo

    Mika Endo

    Adjunct Faculty

    Virginia History, American Indian History, 20th Century U.S., and Museum Studies

  • Laura A Ewing

    Laura A Ewing

    Adjunct Faculty

    Composition: Intercultural technical communication, digital communication, professional and technical writing

  • Douglas Eyman

    Douglas Eyman

    Associate Professor

    Writing and Rhetoric: Classical and contemporary rhetorical theory, digital rhetoric, composing with AI, digital scholarship and electronic publication, web authoring and design, technical and scientific writing



  • Donald R Gallehr

    Donald R Gallehr

    Emeritus Faculty

    Writing and Rhetoric: brain research and the teaching of writing; portfolio assessment; writing and meditation

  • Amanda Noel Ganus

    Amanda Noel Ganus

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Kiley Savannah-Rae Garrett

    Kiley Savannah-Rae Garrett

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Veronica J Garrison-Joyner

    Veronica J Garrison-Joyner

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Writing and Rhetoric: composition pedagogy, digital rhetoric and literacy, multilingual learners, minority student populations

  • Benjamin Gatling

    Benjamin Gatling

    Associate Professor

    Folklore: narrative, performance, the ethnography of communication, Persianate oral traditions, Islam, Central Asia and the Middle East

  • Olivia Anne Ghafoerkhan

    Olivia Anne Ghafoerkhan

    Graduate Lecturer

  • Bareerah Ghani

    Bareerah Ghani

    Graduate Teaching Assistant


  • Kelby Gibson

    Kelby Gibson

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Joseph Vincenzo Giglio

    Joseph Vincenzo Giglio

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing

  • Lisa Gilman

    Lisa Gilman


    Folklore: Folklore, music, dance, public humanities, performance studies, African Studies, women's and gender studies, migration, war, politics and culture, ethnographic fieldwork, filmmaking, digital storytelling.

  • Leslie Goetsch

    Leslie Goetsch

    Assistant Professor

    Composition: Theories and best practices of writing instruction Composition theories

  • Jaime Goh

    Jaime Goh

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing

  • Esther Rose Goldberg

    Esther Rose Goldberg

    Graduate Professional Assistant

    Creative Writing: Creative Nonfiction Writing, Publishing, and Editing

  • Ariel M Goldenthal

    Ariel M Goldenthal

    Associate Professor

    Composition: Hybrid teaching and learning

  • Barb Gomperts

    Barb Gomperts

    Office Manager

  • Stephen Goodwin

    Stephen Goodwin

    Emeritus Faculty

    Creative Writing: fiction; non-fiction; online writing and publishing

  • Jenny Goransson

    Jenny Goransson

    Graduate Lecturer

    Writing and Rhetoric

  • Vernon Gras

    Vernon Gras

    Emeritus Faculty

  • Kenyatta D Graves

    Kenyatta D Graves

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Cheyenne Greear

    Cheyenne Greear

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Ashlee Green

    Ashlee Green

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • Matt Green

    Matt Green

    Genre systems analysis, procedural rhetoric, game design, rhetorics of crowdfunding, creative contexts.

  • McKinley Green

    McKinley Green

    Assistant Professor

    Writing and Rhetoric: Professional and Technical Writing, Rhetoric and Composition, Queer Rhetorics, HIV/AIDS, Health Communication, Risk Communication

  • Christina Grieco

    Christina Grieco

    Assistant Professor


  • Jeffrey B. Griswold

    Jeffrey B. Griswold

    Postdoctoral R & T Fellow


  • Darcyn Shane Gross

    Darcyn Shane Gross

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Maya Miracle Gudapati

    Maya Miracle Gudapati

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Kristine Gussow

    Kristine Gussow

    Adjunct Faculty

    Writing and Rhetoric: Distance education, technology in education, composition, linguistic justice, multimodal pedagogy

  • Miriam C Gyimah

    Miriam C Gyimah

    Adjunct Faculty

    African Diasporic Literature, (Caribbean, African American, African Lit...) American Literature, Feminist Theories and Criticism, Women Writers, World Literature, Literary Criticism and Theory, Black Feminist Criticism and Theory...


  • Anh Ngoc Ha

    Anh Ngoc Ha

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Anna Sophia Habib

    Anna Sophia Habib


    Writing and Rhetoric: multilingual writing, second language writing, translingualism, trauma studies, feminist rhetorics/rhetorical feminism

  • Connor Alexander Harding

    Connor Alexander Harding

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Kayla Diane Hare

    Kayla Diane Hare

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Tamara Harvey

    Tamara Harvey


    Associate Professor

    Literature: early American literature, early modern women's writing, feminist theory

  • Paul Haspel

    Paul Haspel

    Associate Professor

    Chesapeake Bay regional literature and culture; film studies

  • Ronada Hewitt

    Ronada Hewitt

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Writing and Rhetoric: Millennial Protest/Rhetoric of Confrontation

  • Devon Hodges

    Devon Hodges

    Emeritus Faculty

  • Anthony Dyer Hoefer

    Anthony Dyer Hoefer

    Associate Professor

    Literature and culture of the U.S. South; race, religion, and literature; ecocriticism and environmental justice.

  • Julia Holcomb

    Julia Holcomb

    Adjunct Faculty


  • Alex Nelson Horn

    Alex Nelson Horn

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • Lauren Hornbuckle

    Lauren Hornbuckle

    Graduate Professional Assistant

    Creative Writing

  • Scott Hovdey

    Scott Hovdey

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing

  • Billy Howell

    Billy Howell

    Associate Professor

    Fiction, Memoir, Political Theory, Psychoanalysis

  • Virginia A Hoy

    Virginia A Hoy

    Senior Instructor

    Composition: Composition theory and practice, adult learning theory, and medieval literature and history.

  • Jessica Hurley

    Jessica Hurley

    Associate Professor

    Literature: Speculative fiction and sci-fi; environmental humanities; C20/21 multi-ethnic American literatures; Indigenous and postcolonial literatures; science and technology studies, gender and sexuality studies.



    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Linguistics: Second Language acquisition EFL Comparative linguistics

  • Joan Jiyoung Hwang

    Joan Jiyoung Hwang

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Writing and Rhetoric, Translingualism, Multimodality, Writing Across the Curriculum

  • Jiwoong Hyun

    Jiwoong Hyun

    Adjunct Faculty



  • Tania Rachel James

    Tania Rachel James

    Associate Professor


  • Jennifer Ann Janisch

    Jennifer Ann Janisch

    Associate Professor

    Writing and Rhetoric: Writing Program Administration incl. Labor Advocacy, Professional Development, and Curriculum Development | Composition Pedagogy incl. Writing about Writing, Public Writing, Active Learning, Distance Learning, and Service Learning

  • Rosemary Jann

    Rosemary Jann

    Emeritus Faculty

    nineteenth-century British literature, history of science, interdisciplinary and cultural studies

  • Sarah Johnson

    Sarah Johnson

    Graduate Lecturer

    Writing and rhetoric: composition pedagogy, mindfulness meditation, writing centers, antiracist writing assessment, translingualism.

  • Timothy Johnson

    Timothy Johnson

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing: Fiction

  • Joyce P. Johnston

    Joyce P. Johnston

    Adjunct Faculty

    Composition: Digital intellectual property, online civility, online instructional design, oral response to student writing


  • Jennifer Teresa Kahn

    Jennifer Teresa Kahn

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Klara Kalu

    Klara Kalu

    Graduate Professional Assistant

    Creative Writing: Fiction. Poetry. Essay Writing.

  • Deborah Kaplan

    Deborah Kaplan

    Emeritus Faculty

    Restoration and eighteenth-century British literature, British drama and performance, feminist theory and criticism

  • David Kaufmann

    David Kaufmann


    Literature: contemporary poetry; Critical Theory; Visual art and Art History;

  • Kate Keeney

    Kate Keeney

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing: Poetry,

  • Sally Keith

    Sally Keith


    Creative Writing: poetry

  • Matt Kelley

    Matt Kelley

    Assistant Professor

    Linguistics: phonetics, spoken word recognition, computational methods, speech perception, speech acoustics, automatic speech recognition, speech technology

  • Kierstin Kessler

    Kierstin Kessler

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Jordan Akane Kidd

    Jordan Akane Kidd

    Graduate Research Assistant


  • Erika Dane Kielsgard

    Erika Dane Kielsgard

    Adjunct Faculty

    Multimodal Composition, Creative Writing, Native American and Indigenous Studies

  • Joe W Killiany

    Joe W Killiany



  • Yoon Ji Kim

    Yoon Ji Kim

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Sara M King

    Sara M King

    Associate Professor

    Composition: multilingual writers, multi-ethnic American literature, bibliomemoirs.

  • Peter Klappert

    Peter Klappert

    Emeritus Faculty

  • Emilie Livaudais Knudsen

    Emilie Livaudais Knudsen

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Lisa Koch

    Lisa Koch


    Literature: Teen/Young Adult Literature; Gender and Sexuality Studies; Multi-Ethnic American Literature; African American Literature; Women Writers; Harry Potter

  • Josef Matthew Kuhn

    Josef Matthew Kuhn

    Graduate Teaching Assistant


  • Michelle LaFrance

    Michelle LaFrance

    Associate Professor

    Writing and Rhetoric: Feminist research/feminist rhetoric, creative nonfiction, community writing, writing across the curriculum/in the disciplines, ethnography, writing program administration and pedagogy

  • Eric D Larson

    Eric D Larson

    Adjunct Faculty

    Writing and Rhetoric

  • Debra Lattanzi Shutika

    Debra Lattanzi Shutika

    Associate Professor

    Folklore: Contemporary Irish Folklore, Sense of Place, Appalachian Studies, Transnational Migration

  • Austin LaVigne

    Austin LaVigne

    Graduate Professional Assistant

    Creative Writing

  • Heidi Y. Lawrence

    Heidi Y. Lawrence

    Associate Professor

    Writing and Rhetoric: Medical rhetoric and medical humanities, vaccine controversy, professional and technical communication, public rhetoric, rhetoric of science and technology

  • Susan Lawrence

    Susan Lawrence

    Writing Center Director


    Writing center theory and practice, research methods, discourse analysis

  • Chelsea Lebron

    Chelsea Lebron

    Graduate Research Assistant

  • Judy I. Leserman

    Judy I. Leserman

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • Lily K Lewis

    Lily K Lewis

    Adjunct Faculty


  • Ling Li

    Ling Li

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • Steph Liberatore

    Steph Liberatore

    Associate Professor

    Creative Nonfiction, Writing Pedagogy, and Composition

  • Lisa Lister

    Lisa Lister

    Associate Director


    Composition: First year composition, teacher development, scholarship of teaching and learning

  • Samaine Lockwood

    Samaine Lockwood

    Associate Professor

    Literature: nineteenth-century American literature; gender and sexuality studies; research methods; queer theory

  • Michael Long

    Michael Long

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Cynthia Lukyanenko

    Cynthia Lukyanenko

    Assistant Professor

    Linguistics: child language acquisition, morphology, morphosyntax, language variation, real-time language comprehension

  • Rachael Graham Lussos

    Rachael Graham Lussos

    Adjunct Faculty

    medical rhetoric, health communication, proposal writing, activism, multimodal composition


  • Elena E Macdonald

    Elena E Macdonald

    Graduate Professional Assistant

    Creative Writing: queer literature, women & gender studies, personal narratives

  • M. Reece Catherine Mack

    M. Reece Catherine Mack

    Associate Professor

  • Alice Magelssen-Green
  • Michael G Malouf

    Michael G Malouf


    Literature: Modernism; Postcolonialism; Anglophone novel, drama, and poetry, spec. Irish, Caribbean, British literature; literary theory, cultural studies, petroculture & theories of energy transition; History of English, Global English literary criticism

  • Chris Mann

    Chris Mann

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • Jonathan M. Marine

    Jonathan M. Marine

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Composition: Writing Engagement, Pedagogic Theory, Graffiti Rhetorics

  • Elizabeth Dean Martelli

    Elizabeth Dean Martelli

    Assistant Professor

  • Giulia Masella Soldati

    Giulia Masella Soldati

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Linguistics: Phonetics, Phonology, Second Language Acquisition, Language Documentation and Revitalization

  • Courtney Massie

    Courtney Massie


    Writing centers, composition

  • Jessica Matthews

    Jessica Matthews



  • Robert I Matz

    Robert I Matz

    Campus Dean, George Mason University, Korea

    Literature: Early modern literature, Shakespeare and Renaissance drama, gender and sexuality

  • Joshua A Maze
  • Josie M Mckenzie

    Josie M Mckenzie

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Kathryn Marie Meeks

    Kathryn Marie Meeks

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Writing and Rhetoric: Visual Rhetoric, Professional and Technical Writing, Rhetoric, Writing Studies

  • Leeya Mehta

    Leeya Mehta


    Creative Writing: Nationalism, intergenerational trauma, and breaking cycles of violence through individual and civic agency. Mehta's column, The Company We Keep, on the reading and writing life, appears in the Independent, exploring the life of social justice and the contemporary imagination.

  • Barbara Melosh

    Barbara Melosh

    Emeritus Faculty

  • Madeline Kaye Merritt

    Madeline Kaye Merritt

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Nancy Margaret Furey Michael
  • Teresa L Michals

    Teresa L Michals


    Literature: history of children's literature; eighteenth-century British literature; disability studies

  • Janalyn A. Miklas

    Janalyn A. Miklas

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Linguistics: Phonetics, Phonology, Second Language Acquisition

  • Erin Miller

    Erin Miller

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Lynn W Miller

    Lynn W Miller

    Adjunct Faculty

    Composition: Artificial Intelligence in the English Classroom, Educational Advocacy

  • Abigail Mills

    Abigail Mills

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing

  • Maria Carolina Miranda

    Maria Carolina Miranda

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Katherine M. Miscavige

    Katherine M. Miscavige

    Assistant Professor


  • Carol Mitchell

    Carol Mitchell

    Assistant Professor

    Composition: linguistics; Caribbean literature; science and technology; world literature;

  • Martin Mitchell

    Martin Mitchell

    Adjunct Faculty

    Creative Writing

  • Mohamed Mohamed

    Mohamed Mohamed

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology of Religion, Politics of the Middle East, Islamism, Religious Education, Religious Institutions

  • Homa Mojadidi

    Homa Mojadidi

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Alexander Monea

    Alexander Monea

    Associate Professor

    Film and Media Studies: Internet Studies, Science and Technology Studies, Media Studies, Cultural Studies, AI / Machine Learning, Big Data, Image Recognition, Computer Vision

  • Kyoko Mori

    Kyoko Mori


    Creative Writing: non-fiction and fiction

  • Angelina M Morin

    Angelina M Morin

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Nilima Mow

    Nilima Mow

    Graduate Research Assistant


  • Angela L Mroz

    Angela L Mroz

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Kelly M Mulhern

    Kelly M Mulhern

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Katy Mullins

    Katy Mullins

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing

  • Susan Muth

    Susan Muth

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing

  • Kara Mutuli

    Kara Mutuli

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Juton Myers


  • Robert L Nadeau

    Robert L Nadeau

    Emeritus Faculty

    20th-century American literature, science and literature, history of science, economics and the environment

  • Richard A Nanian

    Richard A Nanian


    Literature: Poetics, Romanticism, Postmodernism.

  • Vivek Narayanan

    Vivek Narayanan

    Associate Professor

    Creative Writing: Poetry, World Poetry, Translation, Epic, Performance, Critical Writing on Indian and African Poetry in English, Interdisciplinary Practice & Theory

  • Helon Habila Ngalabak

    Helon Habila Ngalabak


    Creative Writing: fiction

  • Trang Ngo

    Trang Ngo

    Administrative Assistant

    Writing and Rhetoric

  • Ana Maria Nuevo

    Ana Maria Nuevo

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Nic Nusbaumer

    Nic Nusbaumer

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Institutional Rhetorics, Institutional Ethnography, Composition Pedagogy



  • Violeta Palchik

    Violeta Palchik

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Folklore, Folklife, Public Folklore, Foodways, Immigrant Experience, Urban Folklore, Cultural Anthropology.

  • Faith Palermo

    Faith Palermo

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing

  • Michael Panciera

    Michael Panciera

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Eric Pankey

    Eric Pankey


    Creative Writing: Poetry Writing, Modern and Contemporary Poetry

  • Jihoon Park

    Jihoon Park

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing: Fiction

  • Jay Patel

    Jay Patel

    Graduate Coordinator

  • Shyam V Patel

    Shyam V Patel

    Assistant Professor

    Composition: Literary and intellectual histories of nineteenth-century Britain; Queer Theory; Marxism and Post-Marxism; Metaethics and Aesthetics; Hybrid and Online Writing Instruction; Public Writing

  • Sondra K Patrick

    Sondra K Patrick

    Adjunct Faculty


  • Elizabeth Paul

    Elizabeth Paul

    Associate Professor

    Composition: teaching composition in a multicultural classroom

  • Arlee Jade Pearlswig

    Arlee Jade Pearlswig

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Morphology, Syntax, Computational Linguistics, Semantics & Pragmatics

  • Martheaus Lamar Perkins

    Martheaus Lamar Perkins

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Audrey S Pettibon

    Audrey S Pettibon

    Senior Instructor

    Composition: - Visual and digital rhetoric and the rhetoric of display as they relate to discourse and identity. - Preparing student for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. - Hyperbole and its influence on/representation in social rhetoric. - Targeted writing programs to address the professional and academic needs of non-traditional students in an online and blended-delivery setting.

  • Lisa E Photos

    Lisa E Photos

    Associate Professor


  • Ana Pugatch

    Ana Pugatch

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing

  • Geoffrey Pullum

    Geoffrey Pullum

    Affiliate Faculty


  • Stephanie Rambo

    Stephanie Rambo

    Assistant Professor

    Literature: Diasporic Black Theory, Black Girlhood Studies, African American Literature, Black Women Writers, Women and Gender Studies

  • Nupoor Ranade

    Nupoor Ranade

    Assistant Professor

    Writing and Rhetoric: Technical writing and editing; Audience studies; User experience (UX); Data analytics & corpus analysis.

  • E Shelley Reid

    E Shelley Reid

    Associate Professor

    Writing and Rhetoric: faculty development, composition and rhetoric, writing program administration, writing pedagogy education

  • Stacey Remick

    Stacey Remick

    Undergraduate Coordinator


  • Benjamin Renne

    Benjamin Renne

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Ashlen Elizabeth Renner

    Ashlen Elizabeth Renner

    Graduate Research Assistant

  • Colleen Erin Reynolds

    Colleen Erin Reynolds

    Assistant Professor

    Writing and Rhetoric

  • Victoria Jean Reynolds

    Victoria Jean Reynolds

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing

  • Sarah E Rickless (formerly Baker)

    Sarah E Rickless (formerly Baker)

    Senior Instructor

    Writing and Rhetoric

  • Suzanne Rigdon

    Suzanne Rigdon

    Manager, Fall for the Book Festival

    Creative Writing

  • Hunter Riley

    Hunter Riley

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Writing and Rhetoric: Technical Communications, User Experience, and Professional Writing

  • Marguerite Rippy

    Marguerite Rippy

    Associate Professor

    Classic cinema, Orson Welles and the origins of "truthiness" in performance, transindigenous adaptations of Shakespeare, and performing gendered and racialized sexualities from Shakespeare to Hollywood.

  • Nicholas Dalton Ritter

    Nicholas Dalton Ritter

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers
  • Eric R Rogusky

    Eric R Rogusky

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Sophia Ross

    Sophia Ross

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing

  • Sharon Roth

    Sharon Roth

    Adjunct Faculty

    Writing and Rhetoric

  • Arpita Roy

    Arpita Roy

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Mark S Rudnicki

    Mark S Rudnicki


    Composition: 19th and 20th Century Philosophy, Comparative Literature, Critical Theory, 20th Century Polish Literature, particularly Witkacy

  • Emily E Russell

    Emily E Russell

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Amelia Rutledge

    Amelia Rutledge

    Emeritus Faculty

    medieval literature, science fiction, fantasy, literature and the arts, children's literature


  • Randa Saad Awad Saad

    Randa Saad Awad Saad

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Ghazal Saeidfar

    Ghazal Saeidfar

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Kristin Samuelian

    Kristin Samuelian

    Associate Chair


    Literature: British literature and culture of the long nineteenth century, nineteenth-century British novel, materialist approaches to literature.

  • Catherine E. Saunders

    Catherine E. Saunders


    Composition: 19th-century American literature, with particular focus on works by women and African-Americans and the novel; American antislavery literature; local history; digital humanities; open educational resources; writing in and about the disciplines.

  • James E Savage

    James E Savage

    Associate Professor

    Writing and Rhetoric: multilingual education, metacognition, critical language awareness, memory and media, qualitative research

  • Jessica Scarlata

    Jessica Scarlata



    Associate Professor

    global and transnational cinema; incarceration and security; diaspora and migration; violence and human rights; colonialism; Indian, Irish, and Latin American film; race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality

  • Taylor Nicole Schaefer

    Taylor Nicole Schaefer

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • DT Schatten

    DT Schatten

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing

  • Sylvia L.R. Schreiner

    Sylvia L.R. Schreiner

    Associate Professor

    Linguistics: Syntax, morphology, semantics, language documentation and revitalization; Scottish Gaelic, St. Lawrence Island / Siberian Yupik; aspect, tense, mood, modality; Distributed Morphology; roots and categories; nominals and nominal functional structure.

  • Marriya Schwarz

    Marriya Schwarz

    Adjunct Faculty

    Composition: Intersection between language and history Book History Multimodal Composition Popular Writing

  • Laura Ellen Scott

    Laura Ellen Scott

    Academic Coordinator


    Creative Writing

  • Shabrayle Antoinette Setliff

    Shabrayle Antoinette Setliff

    Graduate Research Assistant

  • Jacob Lyle Sharp

    Jacob Lyle Sharp

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • Huma Sheikh

    Huma Sheikh

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • Susan R Shreve

    Susan R Shreve

    Emeritus Faculty


  • Rafaella Irene Silva

    Rafaella Irene Silva

    Graduate Admissions Outreach Manager

    cultural studies, film, horror, popular culture, fan studies, online media culture, queer studies, intersectional feminism, race and ethnic studies, gender and sexuality, social movements, Southern studies

  • Kerry Michelle Smith

    Kerry Michelle Smith

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Writing and Rhetoric: Writing studies, rhetoric of true crime, transfer of learning, writing threshold concepts, pedagogy

  • Kylie Pat Smith

    Kylie Pat Smith

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Emily Sok

    Emily Sok

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    reading in freshman composition, reading and writing identities, inequity and racism connected to literacy/literacies, the science of reading, K-12 language practices and their connections with college writing, multiplicity as a teaching philosophy and methodological phenomenon, Kenneth Burke, Richard III

  • Sheri Nicole Sorvillo Rain

    Sheri Nicole Sorvillo Rain

    Assistant Professor

    horror studies; rhetorics of mental health conditions and distress; and writing, literature, and feminist pedagogies

  • Walter Walter Staggs

    Walter Walter Staggs

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Emily R C Staudt

    Emily R C Staudt

    Graduate Lecturer

    Writing and Rhetoric: teacher growth and development, writing pedagogy, writing across the curriculum

  • Patrick Story

    Patrick Story

    Emeritus Faculty

  • Peter Streckfus

    Peter Streckfus

    Associate Professor

    Creative Writing: Poetry

  • Kim D Stryker

    Kim D Stryker

    Adjunct Faculty

    Folklore: Folklore, Occupational Folklife, Agriculture, Foodways, Supernatural Beliefs, Fear, Urban Legends, and Folklife Festivals.

  • Dominique Nicole Swann

    Dominique Nicole Swann

    Adjunct Faculty


    Composition, Cultural Studies, African & African American Studies, African American Literature

  • Eileen Sypher

    Eileen Sypher

    Emeritus Faculty



  • Eli Vandegrift

    Eli Vandegrift

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing: Film and media studies, environmental studies, ecopoetry, queer poetry, queer studies, gender and identity studies.

  • Haley A Vandervort

    Haley A Vandervort

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Linguistics: Acoustic phonetics; Laboratory phonology; Atypical speech; Classification models of speech

  • Anastasia Pestova von Esken

    Anastasia Pestova von Esken

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Technical Writing, Generative AI, Cognitive Justice, Instruction of Rhetoric across Technical Disciplines, Technical Communication, Large Language Models (LLMs) and Translation, Bias in AI Systems


  • Lloyd Spencer Wallace

    Lloyd Spencer Wallace

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • John P Walter

    John P Walter

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Writing and Rhetoric: digital rhetoric, technical communication, digital curation, theories and histories of rhetoric, digital humanities, composition pedagogy, rhetorics and poetics of memory, media ecology, medieval rhetorics and poetics

  • Géraldine Walther

    Géraldine Walther

    Assistant Professor

    Linguistics: Computational Linguistics, Linguistic Typology, Language and cognition, Morphology, Syntax, Language documentation

  • Junyi Wang

    Junyi Wang

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • stvn h. weinberger

    stvn h. weinberger

    Emeritus Faculty

    Linguistics: phonetics, phonology, second language acquisition, speech accents, alien language

  • Radhika U Wheelock

    Radhika U Wheelock

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Stefan Wheelock

    Stefan Wheelock

    Associate Professor

    Literature: late eighteenth century/early nineteenth century black antislavery writing with a particular emphasis on slave narrative autobiography, early black polemic, and their contributions to Atlantic political and intellectual currencies

  • Ozzy Raylene Whitley

    Ozzy Raylene Whitley

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Public folklore, ethnomusicology, anthropology, cultural geography, Appalachia, American South.

  • Jessie Wiggins

    Jessie Wiggins

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Writing and Rhetoric: Rhetoric of health and medicine, invitational rhetoric, medical writing

  • Gregg Wilhelm

    Gregg Wilhelm

    Director of the MFA Program

    Associate Professor

    Creative Writing

  • Jennifer Linhart Wood

    Jennifer Linhart Wood

    Assistant Professor

    Literature: Renaissance drama, Critical Race Theory, Feminist Theory, Shakespeare

  • Courtney Adams Wooten

    Courtney Adams Wooten

    Associate Professor

    Writing and Rhetoric: Writing Program Administration, Feminist Rhetorics, Composition

  • Douglas J Wulf

    Douglas J Wulf

    Associate Professor

    Linguistics: Application of linguistics to TESL, formal semantics and the semantics-pragmatics interface, historical linguistics, computational linguistics


  • Alok Yadav

    Alok Yadav

    Associate Professor

    Literature: Restoration and 18th-Century British literature; nationalism, imperialism, and literary culture; postcolonial and world literature, esp. South Asian; anthologies of African American writing

  • Margaret Yocom

    Margaret Yocom

    Emeritus Faculty

    traditional narrative; material culture; family folklore; gender studies


  • Terry Zawacki

    Terry Zawacki

    Emeritus Faculty

    Writing and Rhetoric: writing across the curriculum; writing in the disciplines; writing assessment; multicultural and second language writers; feminism and composition

  • Lijun Zhang

    Lijun Zhang

    Assistant Professor

    Folklore: Material Culture, Folk Art and Crafts, Folklife, Heritage, Museums, Tourism, Oral Narrative, Ethnographic Fieldwork, Chinese Folklore