Core Faculty

NameEmail Areas of Interest
Jessica Berman, Professor 20th century narrative; cultural studies; literary and feminist theory
Ryan Bloom, Literary translation; creative writing; composition
Helen J Burgess, Associate Digital humanities; electronic literature; visual literacy; new media authoring
Christopher Corbett, Professor of the Journalism; news and feature writing
Lindsay DiCuirci, Assistant Colonial/U.S. literature to 1900; periodical publishing; African American literature; women's literary history
Brian Dunnigan, Composition; subversive literature of race, class and gender
Ralphael Falco, English Renaissance literature; 20th century American poetry
Michael Fallon, Senior Lecturer Creative writing; 20th century poetry; American literature
Robin I. Farabaugh, Senior Lecturer English Renaissance literature; Shakespeare; fiction writing
Jean Fernandez, Associate Victorian Literature; Literature and Empire; narratology, autobiography
Carolyn H. Fitzpatrick, Senior Lecturer; Associate Director, Writing and Rhetoric Division

American literature; rhetoric and composition

Piotr K. Gwiazda, Associate Professor American literature and culture; modern and contemporary poetry; poetic theory and translation; creative writing
Mary Hickernell, Instructor and Coordinator of the Writing Center Composition and rhetoric; technical writing
Mitzi Mabe, Composition; interpersonal communication; applied behavioral science
Jennifer Maher, Associate Professor Rhetoric of technology; critical theory; qualitative research methods; professional communication
Lucille McCarthy, Rhetoric and composition; writing in the professions
Anthony M. McGurrin, 20th century poetry; verse drama; creative writing
Kathryn McKinley, Associate Medieval literature
Michele Osherow, Associate Professor; Director of Judaic Shakespeare; drama; the Bible as literature; Jewish American literature
Nicole Pekarske, Creative writing; composition
Lia Purpura, Artist in Creative writing
Deborah Rudacille, Visiting Visiting Professor of the Practice
Jody Shipka, Associate Rhetoric and composition; multimodal discourse; activity theory; play theory
Sally Shivnan, Senior Lecturer, Director of Writing and Rhetoric Creative writing
Orianne Smith, Associate Professor and British Romanticism
Holly T. Sneeringer, Composition
Anissa Sorokin, Writing Center Music and composition
Emeritus Faculty    
Kenneth H. Baldwin, Associate Professor Emeritus   American literature; autobiography; popular fiction and film
J. Leeds Barroll, Professor Emeritus  English Renaissance drama and poetry
Linda Benson, Instructor Emeritus   American literature; composition and rhetoric; women's studies
William Edinger, Associate Professor Emeritus  Samuel Johnson; 18th century literature
Joan Korenman, Professor Emeritus   
Lawrence Lasher, Associate Professor Emeritus  
Gail Orgelfinger, Senior Lecturer Medieval Studies; Shakespeare