English Department

Handbook for Graduate Students in English

GRADUATE FACULTY IN ENGLISH
(With Main Fields of Interest and Specialization)

Nuala Archer, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Associate Professor
Creative Writing, particularly poetry

Louis Barbato, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Chairperson
Shakespeare

Rachel Carnell, Ph.D., Boston University
Associate Professor
18th-century British literature; the rise of the novel; feminist theory

Gary Dyer, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in English
19th-century British poetry and fiction; transatlantic literary relations

Adrienne Johnson Gosselin, Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Associate Professor
African-American literature and critical theory; cultural studies; feminist theory; creative writing

John A. C. Greppin, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Professor
Indo-European linguistics; classics

Jennifer M. Jeffers, Ph. D., Emory University
Associate Professor
20th-century British and Anglophone Literature, Modern Drama, Contemporary Cultural and Critical Theory

F. Jeffrey Karem, Ph. D., Yale University
Associate Professor
20th-century American Literature; Ethnic Literature; Regional Literature

Ted Lardner, Ph.D., University of Michigan
Associate Professor
Composition theory; rhetoric; creative writing

Mary Murray, Ph.D., Purdue University
Director of the Writing Center
Rhetoric, Composition Theory

Sheila Schwartz, M.A., State University of New York- Binghamton
Associate Professor
Creative writing, particularly fiction

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Emeriti and Retired Faculty

Earl R. Anderson, Ph.D., University of Oregon
Professor Emeritus
Old English; Middle English

Cynthia D. Edelberg, Ph.D., New York University
Professor
American Literature

David H. Evett, Ph.D., Harvard University
Professor
Shakespeare; 16th- and 17th-century literature; literature and art

Barton R. Friedman, Ph.D., Cornell University
Professor
19th- and 20th-century literature; Yeats

John C. Gerlach, Ph.D., Arizona State University
Professor Emeritus
19th-century American literature; Emily Dickinson; fiction writing; the short story

Daniel C. Melnick, Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley
Professor
Modern literature; fiction

Glending Olson, Ph.D., Stanford University
Professor Emeritus
Medieval literature; Chaucer

David A. Richardson, Ph.D., University of North Carolina
Professor
Renaissance literature; Spenser; rhetoric; biography

Leonard M. Trawick, Ph.D., Harvard University
Professor
Romantic period; creative writing; poetry; editing

Alberta T. Turner, Ph.D., Ohio State University
Professor
Writing of poetry; 17th century literature