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Important Update:

Through Jan. 28, the university is operating at Level 2. For classes, this means faculty will have the discretion to choose a fully remote, hybrid, extended classroom or fully in-person format. Masks will be mandatory for in-person classes.

Visit the COVID-19 website to report a positive test, symptoms or exposure, for vaccine and testing information and for other COVID-19 resources.

Chairperson and Assistant Chairperson

  • Amanda Putnam, Associate Professor and Department Chairperson
  • Kate Huber, Associate Professor, Assistant Department Chairperson, and Graduate Advisor (MA – Literature)

Administrative Assistant

Full-Time Faculty

  • Wendy Barnes, Artist in Residence
  • Jeannine Bettis, Lecturer
  • Laura Bolf Beliveau, Professor and Program Coordinator, English Education
  • Jeaneen Canfield, Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Amy Carrell, Professor
  • Laura Dumin, Professor and Graduate Advisor, MA – Composition and Rhetoric
  • Steve Garrison, Professor
  • John Hitz, Associate Professor and Graduate Advisor, MA - TESL
  • Matt Hollrah, Professor and Associate Dean, Graduate and University Colleges
  • Kate Huber, Associate Professor, Assistant Department Chairperson, and Graduate Advisor, MA – Literature
  • Cynthia Johnson, Assistant Professor
  • Shun Kiang, Assistant Professor
  • David Macey, Professor and Interim Dean, College of Liberal Arts
  • Timothy Petete, Professor
  • Amanda Putnam, Associate Professor and Department Chairperson
  • Rebecca M. Quoss-Moore, Assistant Professor
  • Shay Rahm, Lecturer
  • Allen Rice, Professor
  • Leslie Similly, Associate Professor and Director of Composition
  • Constance Squires, Professor and Graduate Advisor, MA - Creative Writing
  • Wayne Stein, Professor
  • David Vaughan, Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Beth Wallo, Lecturer
  • Megan Whitley, Visiting Assistant Professor

Adjunct Faculty

  • Brittany Barlow
  • Linda Breslin
  • James Cooper
  • Blake Hamilton
  • Jonathan Khalilian
  • Meredith Seagraves
  • Michael Sloyka
  • Anastasia Wickham

Teaching Assistants

  • Edward Callery
  • Brandy Guigar

Student Success Advisor

Emeritus Faculty

  • Deborah Brown
  • Donald Duffy
  • Bob Ford
  • Christopher Givan
  • Kevin Hayes
  • Annie Hochenauer
  • Gwynne Hunter
  • Bettie Jo Knight
  • Paul Lehman
  • Gladys Lewis
  • Loree Rice
  • Marie Saunders
  • Mary Spelman
  • Susan Spencer
  • John Springer
  • Linda Steele
  • Beverly Thorsen
  • Lawana Trout
  • Lynette Wert