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Melissa Balmain

Balmain, Melissa

  • Adjunct Instructor
Professor of English David Bleich

Bleich, David

  • Professor

Interests: Literary and language theory; writing and language pedagogy; women's studies; science studies; Jewish studies; film and popular culture

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Burges, Joel

  • Associate Professor of English
  • Director of Visual and Cultural Studies

Interests: Post-1945 cultural studies; media studies; critical theory; American and contemporary literature


Morris Eaves

Eaves, Morris

  • Professor of English and Richard L. Turner Professor of Humanities
  • Director, A. W. Mellon Graduate Program in the Digital Humanities, the School of Arts & Sciences

Interests: British Romanticism; Media history and theory; Editorial theory; William Blake Archive Project


Brady Fletcher

Fletcher, Brady

  • Instructor
  • Director of Forensics, Debate Union


Kenneth Gross

Gross, Kenneth

  • Alan F. Hilfiker Distinguished Professor of English

Interests: Shakespeare; lyric poetry; Renaissance literature; romance

Jennifer Grotz

Grotz, Jennifer

  • Professor of English

Interests: Poetry; creative writing; translation


Thomas Hahn

Hahn, Thomas

  • Professor

Interests: Medieval literature and culture; popular culture

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Hansen, David

  • Adjunct Instructor of English
Gregory Heyworth

Heyworth, Gregory

  • Associate Professor of English and Textual Science; Director, Lazarus Project
Sarah Higley

Higley, Sarah L

  • Professor

Interests: Medieval vernacular languages and literature of Northern Europe; film and media studies; fiction


Rosemary Kegl

Kegl, Rosemary

  • Associate Professor

Interests: Shakespeare and English Renaissance drama; early modern literature and culture; literary theory; gender studies


Bette London

London, Bette

  • Professor

Interests: Twentieth-century British literature; Victorian literature and culture; feminist theory; women's writing; authorship studies

James Longenbach

Longenbach, James

  • Joseph Henry Gilmore Professor of English

Interests: Modernism; poetry; creative writing


Nigel Maister

Maister, Nigel

  • Senior Lecturer
  • Artistic Director, the International Theatre Program

Interests: New music; multimedia performance

Katherine Mannheimer

Mannheimer, Katherine

  • Associate Professor of English
  • Chair , Department of English

Interests: Restoration; Eighteenth-century literature

Professor McCune.

McCune, Jeffrey Q., Jr.

  • Frederick Douglass Associate Professor of African-American Literature and Culture
  • Director, Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies
James Memmott

Memmott, James

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of English

Interests: Journalism

John Michael

Michael, John

  • Professor of English and Visual and Cultural Studies
  • Director of American Studies

Interests: American literature; critical theory; cultural studies

Jason Middleton

Middleton, Jason

  • Associate Professor of English and Visual and Cultural Studies
  • Director, Film and Media Studies Program

Interests: Film and media studies; critical theory; cultural studies; horror

William Miller

Miller, William

  • Assistant Professor

Interests: 17th century literature; 18th century literature; literature and religion; literature and philosophy


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Omelsky, Matthew

  • Assistant Professor of English

Interests: Global black cultural studies; African and Caribbean literatures; film and digital media; time and phenomenology; speculative fiction; critical theory.


Supritha Rajan

Rajan, Supritha

  • Associate Professor of English
  • Director, Graduate Studies

Interests: Nineteenth-century British literature; critical theory; creative writing (poetry)

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Rosenow, James

  • Assistant Professor of English
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Rozenski, Steven

  • Assistant Professor

Interests: Middle English devotional literature; translation studies; book history; medieval German and Dutch literature; trans-Reformation England


Stephen Schottenfeld

Schottenfeld, Stephen

  • Associate Professor of English

Interests: Modern and contemporary literature; fiction writing; playwriting; screenwriting

Joanna Scott

Scott, Joanna

  • Roswell Smith Burrows Professor of English
  • Director, Literary Arts Programs

Interests: Modern and contemporary fiction; the art of imaginative writing

Curt Smith

Smith, Curt

  • Senior Lecturer in English

Interests: Presidential rhetoric; American presidents of the radio/television age; Public speaking; Sports broadcasting, with emphasis on baseball, football, basketball, and hockey


Ezra Tawil

Tawil, Ezra

  • Professor

Interests: American literature to 1900; rise of the novel; the literary history of race; American sentimentalism; transatlantic theories of the aesthetic

Jeffrey Tucker

Tucker, Jeffrey Allen

  • Associate Professor of English
  • Director, Undergraduate Studies

Interests: African-American literature; 20th-century American literature; science fiction