All Faculty

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  • Denise Albanese

    Denise Albanese

    Professor

    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

  • 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,

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  • 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

  • Jacqueline M. Burek

    Jacqueline M. Burek

    Assistant Professor

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

  • Zofia Burr

    Zofia Burr

    Associate Professor

    Literature: African American literature; poetry

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Tamara Harvey

    Tamara Harvey

    Chair

    Associate Professor

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

  • 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.

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  • David Kaufmann

    David Kaufmann

    Professor

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

  • Lisa Koch

    Lisa Koch

    Professor

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

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  • Samaine Lockwood

    Samaine Lockwood

    Associate Professor

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

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  • Michael G Malouf

    Michael G Malouf

    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

  • Robert I Matz

    Robert I Matz

    Campus Dean, George Mason University, Korea

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

  • Teresa L Michals

    Teresa L Michals

    Professor

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

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  • Christopher Pizzino

    Christopher Pizzino

    Associate Professor

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

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  • Stephanie Rambo

    Stephanie Rambo

    Assistant Professor

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

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  • Kristin Samuelian

    Kristin Samuelian

    Associate Chair

    Professor

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

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  • 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

  • Jennifer Linhart Wood

    Jennifer Linhart Wood

    Assistant Professor

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

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  • 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