English


Faculty

Elmaz Abinader

Elmaz Abinader

Professor of English
Mills Hall 313

Professional Interests: Creative writing, fiction and nonfiction, theories of creativity, teaching creative writing

Emma J Bufton

Assistant Adjunct Professor of English

Professional Interests: Nineteenth- and 20th-century British literature, the novel and narrative theory, postcolonial literature and culture, theories of nationalism, rhetoic and composition

Diane Cady

Diane Cady

Professor of English
Frederick A. Rice Professorship, Mary Ann Childers Kinkead Fund for Faculty Innovation
Mills Hall 314

Professional Interests: Chaucer, late medieval culture, medieval romance, medieval and early modern drama, new economic criticism, gender studies, cultural studies

Rebekah L Edwards

Adjunct Professor of English
Certificate for the Advancement of Digital Learning
Mills Hall 316

Professional Interests: Queer theory; problem bodies in 19th and 20th century British and American literatures; visual culture and the aesthetics of alterity; passing narratives; poetics; race, gender and dis/ability in early 20th century US cultures

Hugo E Garcia Manriquez

Assistant Adjunct Professor of Literature and Languages
Mills Hall 334
Sheila Lloyd

Sheila Lloyd

Professor of English, Associate Provost
Mills Hall

Professional Interests: African-American literature and contemporary literary theory

Bula Maddison

Adjunct Professor
Mills Hall 330

Professional Interests: Bible, bible in modern literature, Bakhtinian theory

Kim Magowan

Kim Magowan

Adjunct Professor of English
Mills Hall 349

Professional Interests: Nineteenth- and 20th-century American literature, modernism, the gothic, African American literature, and film.

Ajuan Mance

Ajuan M Mance

Professor of Ethnic Studies and English
Certificate for the Advancement of Digital Learning
Mills Hall 311

Professional Interests: African American literature, 19th-century American literature, US popular culture, the oral tradition in US literature, Black feminist thought, African American art

Achy Obejas

Achy Obejas

Assistant Adjunct Professor of English
Mills Hall 344

Patricia E Powell

Professor of English
Mills Hall 351

Professional Interests: Creative writing: fiction and nonfiction; Caribbean literature; African women writers; gay and lesbian literature; contemporary fiction

Kathryn L Reiss

Professor of English
Aurelia Henry Reinhardt Professorship in American Lit.
Mills Hall 307

Professional Interests: Creative writing, fiction for juveniles and young adults, historical fiction, suspense fiction, literature and time

Kirsten Saxton

Kirsten T Saxton

Professor of English
Certificate for the Advancement of Digital Learning
Mills Hall 306

Professional Interests: Women and the law, the history of the novel, 18th-century British literature and culture, post-colonial literature and culture, theories of sexuality, pedagogy, composition studies

Shanthi Sekaran

Shanthi N Sekaran

Assistant Adjunct Professor of English
Juliana Spahr

Juliana M Spahr

Dean of Graduate Studies and Professor of English
Joan Danforth Professorship in the Arts
Mills Hall 315

Professional Interests: Poetry and poetics, cultural studies, anti-colonial literature and theory

Thomas Strychacz

Thomas F Strychacz

Professor of English
May Treat Morrison Professorship
Mills Hall 304

Professional Interests: American literature, mass culture, political and cultural approaches to literature, science fiction

Truong D Tran

Adjunct Professor of English
Mills Hall 350

Professional Interests: Poetry and poetics, visual arts

Stephanie Young

Stephanie L Young

Adjunct Professor of English
Director of Creative Writing, Director of Graduate Programs, Literature and Languages
Mill Hall 317

Professional Interests: Contemporary poetry, cross-genre and hybrid writing, documentary poetics, performance, lyric essay and memoir, digital and new media, feminist theory, cultural studies, poetry communities and movements

Staff

Christina Fisher

Graduate Programs Coordinator

Mills Hall 319

Tonianne Nemeth

Department Administrator

Mills Hall 310

Stephanie Young

Director of Strategic Initiatives and Programs

Mills Hall 317