Graduate Faculty

Also available are lists:  graduate faculty by areas of interest and the full, alphabetized list of faculty

Laura Aull, Ph.D. University of Michigan

  • U.S. Anthology and Textbook Production and Circulation, Corpus Linguistics, History of Rhetoric and Composition Studies, Writing Program Administration and Assessment

Rian Bowie, Ph.D. Emory University

  • 19th and 20th Century African American Literature, 19th Century American Women’s Social Movements, 19th Century African American Periodical Literature, American Political Satire

Anne Boyle, Ph.D. University of Rochester

  • 19th and 20th Century American Literature, Women’s Studies

Amy Catanzano, MFA Iowa Writers’ Workshop, University of Iowa

  • Poetry and Poetics, Experimental and Cross-Genre Fiction, Poetry and Science, History of the Literary Avant-Garde, Publishing and Literary Journals

Dean Franco, Ph.D. University of Southern California

  • 19th & 20th Century American Literature, Ethnic American Literature, Jewish Cultural Studies, Chicano and Latino Literature

James S. Hans, Ph.D. Washington University

  • Literary Criticism and Theory, Contemporary American Literature

Susan Harlan, Ph.D. New York University

  • English Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare, Material Culture, Militarism

Omaar Hena, Ph.D. University of Virginia

  • World Anglophone Literature and Globalization Studies, Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, History of Critical Theory

Sarah Hogan, Ph.D. University at Buffalo (SUNY)

  • Early Modern British Literature, especially More, Spenser, and Milton; Utopian Studies; Literature of the Encounter; Cultural and Historical Materialism; Presentism

Jefferson Holdridge, Ph.D. University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

  • Irish Literature from Swift to Contemporary with Emphasis on W.B. Years and 20th Century Irish Poetry, Late Victorian and Modernist Poetry, Aesthetics

Melissa Jenkins, Ph.D. Harvard University

  • 19th Century British Literature and Culture, History of the Novel, Gender Studies, Regional American Literature, African American Literature

Claudia Thomas Kairoff, Ph.D. Brandeis University

  • 18th Century Poetry, Alexander Pope, 18th Century Women Writers

Scott Klein, Ph.D. Yale University

  • Modern British Novel, James Joyce, History of the Novel, the Avant-Garde, 20th Century English Literature

Philip Kuberski, Ph.D. University of California at Irvine

  • Modern Poetry, Modernism, Mythology, Science and Literature

Zak Lancaster, Ph.D. University of Michigan

  • Writing in the Disciplines, Academic Discourse Analysis, The Language of Stance and Evaluations, Educational Linguistics

Judith Irwin Madera, Ph.D. City University of New York

  • African American Literature, Transnational American Studies from the 17th through 20th Centuries, Geography, Literary Theory       

Barry G. Maine, Ph.D. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

  • Modernism, American Novel, Literature and Other Arts

William M. Moss, Ph.D. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

  • The American Renaissance, Southern American Literature

Gillian R. Overing, Ph.D. State University of New York at Buffalo

  • Anglo-Saxon Literature, Linguistics, History of the English Language

Herman Rapaport, Ph.D. University of California at Irvine

  • Milton, Critical Theory, Psychoanalysis, Relationships between the Arts

Jessica Richard, Ph.D. Princeton

  • 18th Century British Fiction, Gambling in 18th Century Britain, British Exploration Narratives

Joanna Ruocco, MFA Brown University and Ph.D. University of Denver

  • Fiction Writing, Domestic Fiction and the Rise of the Mass-Market Romance Novel, Narrative Theory and the Postmodern Novel, the Fairy Tale, Samuel Beckett, Zimbabwean Literature

Gale Sigal, Ph.D. The City University of New York Graduate Center

  • Medieval Poetry, The Legend of Arthur, Victorian Medievalism, Chaucer

Erica Still, Ph.D. The University of Iowa

  • African American Literature, Trauma Studies, Religion and Literature, Critical Theory

Olga Valbuena, Ph.D. State University of New York at Buffalo

  • Shakespeare, Early Modern Literature, Early Women Writers

Eric Wilson, Ph.D. The City University of New York Graduate Center

  • 19th Century American Literature, Transatlantic Romanticism, Western Esoteric Traditions, American Culture and Mental Health, the Gothic, Literature and Psychology, Film and Religion, Humanism and Technology

 


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