Faculty & Staff

Aviva Briefel
Professor of English and Cinema Studies
Victorian literature and culture, film

Tess E. Chakkalakal (on leave for the fall 2017 semester)
Associate Professor of Africana Studies and English

Brock Clarke
Professor of English; Chair of English Department

David A. Collings 
Professor of English

Guy Mark Foster
Associate Professor of English
20th century African American literature, lesbian and gay studies, interracial literature

Celeste Goodridge
Professor of English

Morten Hansen
Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Ann L. Kibbie 
Associate Professor of English
Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature; Literature and Medicine

Aaron Kitch 
Associate Professor of English
Renaissance literature and drama; literary history; aesthetics and politics

Belinda Kong
Associate Professor of Asian Studies and English
Director of Asian Studies Program

Elizabeth Muther
Associate Professor of English

Samia Rahimtoola
Assistant Professor of English

Marilyn Reizbaum (on leave for 2017-18 academic year)
Harrison King McCann Professor of English
Modernisms, James Joyce, Scottish and Irish literatures and film, Jewish cultural studies

Maggie Solberg
Assistant Professor of English

Hilary J. Thompson
Assistant Professor of English

Anthony E. Walton
Senior Writer-in-Residence

Emeriti Faculty

Franklin G. Burroughs
Harrison King McCann Research Professor of the English Language Emeritus

William C. Watterson
Edward Little Professor of the English Language and Literature Emeritus
Shakespeare, Elizabethan Drama, the literary pastoral, Hawthorne, sonnets, English Renaissance poetry and prose

Research Associate

Terri Nickel
Research Associate in English


Laurie Holland
Department Coordinator
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