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
Literature: middle eastern literature; world literature; postcolonial studies, gender and sexuality
Literature: American Indian literatures, Southern studies, Horror studies, Native American and Indigenous Studies, American fiction from the beginnings to the 21st century,
British modernism; technologies of culture; periodical press history; gender
Composition: Composition, creative writing, humor writing
Publishing, nonfiction writing and literature, historical narrative, history, urban history
Linguistics: morphology, syntax, quantitative linguistics, history of ideas
Creative Writing: fiction, non-fiction and translation
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
Literature: Medieval literature; medieval historiography; translation; rhetoric; classical reception; Welsh and Celtic Studies
Literature: African American literature; poetry
Composition: Composition Pedagogy, Science Fiction and Fantasy
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
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
LGBTQ+ Studies; friendship studies; television studies; trauma rhetoric; gender and sexuality in Appalachia; role of gender equity centers in higher education
Composition: Hemingway, Composition
Creative Writing: Nonfiction; Essay
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
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Literary Editing
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.
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
Corpus Linguistics, Multilingual Learners' Academic Communication and Identity, L2 Pronunciation.
Literature: 18th and 19th century British literature and culture, esp. Romanticism; lyric poetry; history of reading; literary and cultural theory
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
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
Composition: Workplace writing, writing transfer, writing in the disciplines, online and hybrid pedagogy
Composition: British film and television, adaptation studies, composition, British cultural studies, film and television directors, media history, arts documentary
Folklore: narrative, performance, the ethnography of communication, Persianate oral traditions, Islam, Central Asia and the Middle East
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.
Composition: Theories and best practices of writing instruction Composition theories
Composition: Hybrid teaching and learning
Genre systems analysis, procedural rhetoric, game design, rhetorics of crowdfunding, creative contexts.
Writing and Rhetoric: Professional and Technical Writing, Rhetoric and Composition, Queer Rhetorics, HIV/AIDS, Health Communication, Risk Communication
Writing and Rhetoric: multilingual writing, second language writing, translingualism, trauma studies, feminist rhetorics/rhetorical feminism
Literature: early American literature, early modern women's writing, feminist theory
Chesapeake Bay regional literature and culture; film studies
Literature and culture of the U.S. South; race, religion, and literature; ecocriticism and environmental justice.
Fiction, Memoir, Political Theory, Psychoanalysis
Composition: Composition theory and practice, adult learning theory, and medieval literature and history.
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.
Literature: contemporary poetry; Critical Theory; Visual art and Art History;
Creative Writing: Poetry,
Creative Writing: poetry
Linguistics: phonetics, spoken word recognition, computational methods, speech perception, speech acoustics, automatic speech recognition, speech technology
Composition: multilingual writers, multi-ethnic American literature, bibliomemoirs.
Literature: Teen/Young Adult Literature; Gender and Sexuality Studies; Multi-Ethnic American Literature; African American Literature; Women Writers; Harry Potter
Writing and Rhetoric: Feminist research/feminist rhetoric, creative nonfiction, community writing, writing across the curriculum/in the disciplines, ethnography, writing program administration and pedagogy
Folklore: Contemporary Irish Folklore, Sense of Place, Appalachian Studies, Transnational Migration
Writing and Rhetoric: Medical rhetoric and medical humanities, vaccine controversy, professional and technical communication, public rhetoric, rhetoric of science and technology
Writing center theory and practice, research methods, discourse analysis
Creative Nonfiction, Writing Pedagogy, and Composition
Composition: First year composition, teacher development, scholarship of teaching and learning
Literature: nineteenth-century American literature; gender and sexuality studies; research methods; queer theory
Linguistics: child language acquisition, morphology, morphosyntax, language variation, real-time language comprehension
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
Writing centers, composition
Literature: Early modern literature, Shakespeare and Renaissance drama, gender and sexuality
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.
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
Literature: history of children's literature; eighteenth-century British literature; disability studies
Composition: linguistics; Caribbean literature; science and technology; world literature;
Film and Media Studies: Internet Studies, Science and Technology Studies, Media Studies, Cultural Studies, AI / Machine Learning, Big Data, Image Recognition, Computer Vision
Creative Writing: non-fiction and fiction
Literature: Poetics, Romanticism, Postmodernism.
Creative Writing: Poetry, World Poetry, Translation, Epic, Performance, Critical Writing on Indian and African Poetry in English, Interdisciplinary Practice & Theory
Creative Writing: fiction
Creative Writing: Poetry Writing, Modern and Contemporary Poetry
Composition: teaching composition in a multicultural classroom
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.
Literature: Contemporary Literature; History and Theory of the Novel; Image Theory; Film and Television Studies; Comics Studies
Literature: Diasporic Black Theory, Black Girlhood Studies, African American Literature, Black Women Writers, Women and Gender Studies
Writing and Rhetoric: Technical writing and editing; Audience studies; User experience (UX); Data analytics & corpus analysis.
Writing and Rhetoric: faculty development, composition and rhetoric, writing program administration, writing pedagogy education
Writing and Rhetoric
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.
Composition: 19th and 20th Century Philosophy, Comparative Literature, Critical Theory, 20th Century Polish Literature, particularly Witkacy
Literature: British literature and culture of the long nineteenth century, nineteenth-century British novel, materialist approaches to literature.
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.
Writing and Rhetoric: multilingual education, metacognition, language justice, memory and media, qualitative research
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
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.
horror studies; rhetorics of mental health conditions and distress; and writing, literature, and feminist pedagogies
Creative Writing: Poetry
Creative Writing: short stories; crime, mystery, and suspense fiction; book reviews.
Literature and popular culture, history of technology and business.
Linguistics: Computational Linguistics, Linguistic Typology, Language and cognition, Morphology, Syntax, Language documentation
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
Literature: Renaissance drama, Critical Race Theory, Feminist Theory, Shakespeare
Writing and Rhetoric: Writing Program Administration, Feminist Rhetorics, Composition
Linguistics: Application of linguistics to TESL, formal semantics and the semantics-pragmatics interface, historical linguistics, computational linguistics
Literature: Restoration and 18th-Century British literature; nationalism, imperialism, and literary culture; postcolonial and world literature, esp. South Asian; anthologies of African American writing
Folklore: Material Culture, Folk Arts and Crafts, Folklife, Heritage, Museums, Tourism, Oral Narrative, Ethnographic Fieldwork, China, East Asia