• 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

  • 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, Native American and Indigenous Studies, American fiction from the beginnings to the 21st century, multi-ethnic American literatures

  • Trela N Anderson

    Trela N Anderson

    Adjunct Faculty


  • Emily Andrews

    Emily Andrews

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • 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

    Assistant Professor



  • 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

    Associate Professor

    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

  • Brandon Biller

    Brandon Biller

    Adjunct Faculty

    composition studies, first year writing, teaching online

  • 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 Teaching Assistant

  • Courtney Angela Brkic

    Courtney Angela Brkic


    Creative Writing: fiction, non-fiction and translation

  • Megan Lynn Brooks

    Megan Lynn Brooks

    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
  • Jacqueline M. Burek

    Jacqueline M. Burek

    Assistant Professor

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

  • Delaney Burk

    Delaney Burk

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing: Queer Literature, Horror, Intersectional Feminism/Womanism, Character-centric Narratives

  • 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


  • Ian Michael Cappelli

    Ian Michael Cappelli

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Frank J Carbo

    Frank J Carbo

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Keene Keene Carter

    Keene Keene Carter

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Kathryn Casey

    Kathryn Casey

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Literature: Contemporary Literature, Cultural Studies, Folklore, Postcolonial Studies, Ecocriticism, Gender Studies

  • Celia Causey

    Celia Causey

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • 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

    Associate Professor

    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

  • Keith Clark

    Keith Clark



  • 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.

  • Kara Marie Crawford

    Kara Marie Crawford

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • Taylor Leigh Crigler
  • Lena Crown

    Lena Crown

    Graduate Teaching Assistant


  • Matthew Davis

    Matthew Davis

    Assistant Professor

    Creative Writing

  • Albert J Defazio

    Albert J Defazio

    Assistant Professor

    Composition: Hemingway, Composition

  • 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

  • Jim C Dooley

    Jim C Dooley

    Adjunct Faculty

  • 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

  • Caitlin Dungan

    Caitlin Dungan


    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



  • Idée Edalatishams

    Idée 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

    Assistant Professor

    Film and Media: global media and television studies, Middle East and Arab media studies, visual culture studies, urban studies, critical theory, media history and theory, religion and media, cultural studies

  • Amanda Ellard

    Amanda Ellard

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Folklore: East Asian folklore, internet culture

  • 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, 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

  • 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

    Assistant 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 Greta Goransson

    Jenny Greta Goransson

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Vernon Gras

    Vernon Gras

    Emeritus Faculty

  • Cheyenne Greear

    Cheyenne Greear

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Ashlee Green

    Ashlee Green

    Graduate Teaching 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

    Literature: early modern literature and political philosophy

  • Kristine Gussow

    Kristine Gussow

    Adjunct Faculty

    Writing and Rhetoric: Distance education, technology in education

  • 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

    Assistant 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

  • Billy Howell

    Billy Howell

    Associate Professor

    Fiction, Memoir, Political Theory, Psychoanalysis

  • Virginia A Hoy

    Virginia A Hoy


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

  • Jessica Hurley

    Jessica Hurley

    Assistant 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 Professional Assistant

    Writing and Rhetoric: critical pedagogy, sociocultural turn of writing pedagogy, multilingual writing, second language writing, translingualism, writing across curriculum, feminist ethnographic research

  • Jiwoong Hyun

    Jiwoong Hyun

    Adjunct Faculty



  • Tania Rachel James

    Tania Rachel James

    Associate Professor


  • Rosemary Jann

    Rosemary Jann

    Emeritus Faculty

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

  • Kathryn Jedlicka

    Kathryn Jedlicka

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Writing and Rhetoric: Professional and technical communication, public rhetoric, accessibility, rhetoric of disability

  • 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

  • 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

  • Kierstin Kessler

    Kierstin Kessler

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Jordan Akane Kidd

    Jordan Akane Kidd

    Graduate Research Assistant


  • 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

  • Harim Kwon

    Harim Kwon

    Assistant Professor

    Linguistics: phonetics, laboratory phonology, speech perception, speech production, bi-(or multi-)lingualism


  • 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

  • Amy Lam

    Amy Lam

    Graduate Research Assistant

  • 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

  • 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

    Associate Professor

    Writing center theory and practice, research methods, discourse analysis

  • Chelsea Lebron

    Chelsea Lebron

    Graduate Teaching 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

    Director of Undergraduate Programs

    Associate Professor

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

  • 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

  • Michael G Malouf

    Michael G Malouf

    Associate Professor

    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

  • Jonathan M. Marine

    Jonathan M. Marine

    Graduate Teaching Assistant


  • 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

  • Victoria J Mendoza

    Victoria J Mendoza

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Jennifer Ann Messier

    Jennifer Ann Messier

    Assistant 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

  • Nancy Margaret Furey Michael
  • Teresa L Michals

    Teresa L Michals

    Associate Professor

    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

  • Emily Miller

    Emily Miller

    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

  • Erin Miller

    Erin Miller

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Maria Carolina Miranda

    Maria Carolina Miranda

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Katherine M. Miscavige

    Katherine M. Miscavige

    Assistant Professor


  • Carol Mitchell

    Carol Mitchell

    Adjunct Faculty

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

  • Martin Mitchell

    Martin Mitchell

    Adjunct Faculty

    Creative Writing

  • Homa Mojadidi

    Homa Mojadidi

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Alexander Monea

    Alexander Monea

    Assistant Professor

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

  • Ivan Antonio Moore

    Ivan Antonio Moore

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Colleen Moran

    Colleen Moran

    Graduate Teaching Assistant


  • Kyoko Mori

    Kyoko Mori


    Creative Writing: non-fiction and fiction

  • Nilima Hakim Mow

    Nilima Hakim 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

  • Jutonya 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

    Assistant 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

  • 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

  • Sondra K Patrick

    Sondra K Patrick

    Adjunct Faculty


  • William McKinley Patterson

    William McKinley Patterson

    Graduate Research Assistant

  • Elizabeth Paul

    Elizabeth Paul

    Assistant Professor

    Composition: teaching composition in a multicultural classroom

  • Arlee Jade Pearlswig

    Arlee Jade Pearlswig

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Morphology, Syntax, Computational Linguistics, Semantics & Pragmatics

  • Audrey S Pettibon

    Audrey S Pettibon


    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

    Assistant Professor


  • Christopher Pizzino

    Christopher Pizzino

    Associate Professor

    Literature: Contemporary Literature; History and Theory of the Novel; Image Theory; Film and Television Studies; Comics Studies

  • Natalie Plahuta

    Natalie Plahuta

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Myles Poydras

    Myles Poydras

    Graduate Research Assistant

  • Ana Pugatch

    Ana Pugatch

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing: ecopoetics, Modernist poetry, classical Chinese poetry, German Expressionism



  • Randa Saad Awad Saad

    Randa Saad Awad Saad

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Ghazal Saeidfar

    Ghazal Saeidfar

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Kristin Samuelian

    Kristin Samuelian

    Associate Chair

    Associate Professor

    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; 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, language justice, 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

    Assistant 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.

  • Laura Ellen Scott

    Laura Ellen Scott

    Academic Coordinator


    Creative Writing

  • Shabrayle Antoinette Setliff

    Shabrayle Antoinette Setliff

    Graduate Research Assistant

  • Jesse William Shawl
  • Susan R Shreve

    Susan R Shreve

    Emeritus Faculty


  • Elizabeth Deloris Siebel

    Elizabeth Deloris Siebel

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Rafaella Irene Silva

    Rafaella Irene Silva

    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

  • Jace R Smellie

    Jace R Smellie

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing

  • 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

  • Erin Snyder

    Erin Snyder

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Sheri Nicole Sorvillo

    Sheri Nicole Sorvillo

    Assistant Professor

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

  • Walter Walter Staggs

    Walter Walter Staggs

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Allison M Stanich

    Allison M Stanich

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Christian Alexander Stanzione

    Christian Alexander Stanzione

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Emily R C Staudt

    Emily R C Staudt

    Graduate Lecturer

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

  • Kate Steagall

    Kate Steagall

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • 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.

  • Leah Sumrall

    Leah Sumrall

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing: Literary, Speculative, and Science Fiction

  • 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 F Vandervort

    Haley F Vandervort

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Linguistics: Laboratory phonology; Divergent speech; Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing


  • 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, writing across the curriculum, composition pedagogy, digital curation, theories and histories of rhetoric, digital humanities, 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

  • Yamei Wang

    Yamei Wang

    Graduate Research Assistant


  • stvn h. weinberger

    stvn h. weinberger

    Emeritus Faculty

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

  • 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

  • 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

    Assistant Professor

    Creative Writing

  • Sarah Hope Wilson

    Sarah Hope Wilson

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Mary L Winsor

    Mary L Winsor

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Jennifer L Wood

    Jennifer L Wood

    Assistant Professor

  • Courtney Adams Wooten

    Courtney Adams Wooten

    Assistant Professor

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

  • Lillian C Wright

    Lillian C Wright

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • 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 Arts and Crafts, Folklife, Heritage, Museums, Tourism, Oral Narrative, Ethnographic Fieldwork, China, East Asia