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English Faculty: Research Interests


  1. David Aers, Medieval and Reformation Literature and Theology
  2. Dominika M Baran, Language and identity, language ideologies, multilingual communities, language in education, language and migration
  3. Sarah Beckwith, Medieval Literature, Shakespeare, Ordinary Language Philosophy
  4. Joseph Donahue, Creative Writing; Poetry
  5. Thomas J. Ferraro, American Literature and Culture, with special expertise in the novel and in the interplay of religion, ethnicity, and the media arts
  6. Ranjana Khanna, Critical Theory; Postcolonial Literature; Psychoanalytic Theory and Feminist Studies
  7. Nathaniel Mackey, American Literature, Caribbean Literature, Creative Writing, Poetry and Poetics
  8. Melissa Malouf, Creative Writing
  9. Robert E. Mitchell, British Literature of the Romantic Era; Romanticism; 18th Century Literature; Literature and Science
  10. Thomas Pfau, 19th Century Literature; Romanticism
  11. Kathy A. Psomiades, British Literature; Victorian Literature
  12. Victor H. Strandberg, American Literature
  13. Marianna Torgovnick, British Literature; 20th Century/Modernist Studies; American Studies; Film; Media Studies; Cultural Criticism, Art, Religion, and Anthropology
  14. Aarthi Vadde, British and Anglophone Literature, Transnational Modernism, Postcolonial Studies, Environmental Humanities, Media Studies
  15. Priscilla Wald, American Literature; Literature and Medicine; Literature and Science; Literature and Law; science and new media; race, gender, sexuality, ethnicity;


  1. N. Katherine Hayles, Digital Humanities; Electronic LIterature; Literature, Science and Technology; Science Fiction; Critial Theory
  2. Toril Moi, Feminism, Psychoanalysis, Philosophy & Literature, and 19th & 20th Century European Literature


  1. Mark A. Neal, African American business enterprises, African American mass media, African Americans, African Americans and mass media, African Americans in art, African Americans in popular culture, African Americans in the motion picture industry, African Americans on television, Digital media, Music, Urban African Americans, Working class African Americans
  2. Joseph R. Winters, Religion and Critical Theory; African American Religious Thought; African American Literature; Continental Philosophy


  1. C Faulkner Fox, Creative Writing; Creative Nonfiction


  1. James W. Applewhite, Creative Writing; Poetry
  2. Christina Askounis, Creative Writing
  3. Cathy N. Davidson, New Media, History of Technology, American Literature
  4. A Leigh DeNeef, Renaissance Literature; Critical Theory
  5. George D. Gopen, Writing; British Literature
  6. Karla Holloway, African American Cultural/Literary Studies, Biocultural Studies, Ethics in Law and Medicine
  7. Buford Jones, American Literature; 19th Century Literature
  8. Michael V. Moses, British and Irish Literature; 20th Century/Modernist Studies
  9. Deborah Pope, Creative Writing; Poetry; American Literature; Gender & Sexuality Studies; Literature and Medicine
  10. Maureen Quilligan, Renaissance Literature
  11. Barbara H. Smith, critical theory; social studies of science; epistemology; philosophy of science; naturalistic studies of religion
  12. Julie A. Tetel, Linguistics
  13. Susan Willis, American Literature; Critical Theory

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