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The Department of English faculty has a broad range of professional competence in the study of literature and language, and its members are trained to teach courses in U.S. and British literature, linguistics, American culture, film, creative writing, journalism, and composition. The department believes the study and teaching of literature and language to be an important means of preserving and vitalizing our humanistic tradition.



Hadara Bar-Nadav

Associate Professor


John Cyril Barton

Associate Professor


Virginia Blanton

Professor


Michelle Boisseau

Professor


Joan FitzPatrick Dean

Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor


Stephen John Dilks

Professor


Laurie Ellinghausen

Associate Professor


Jennifer Frangos

Associate Professor


Crystal Gorham Doss

Full-time Lecturer


Jane Greer

Professor


Christie Hodgen

Professor


Sheila Honig

Full-time Lecturer


Cynthia Jones

Full-time Lecturer


Daniel Mahala

Associate Professor


James McKusick

Professor


Jennifer Phegley

Professor


Michael Pritchett

Associate Professor


Jeffrey Rydberg-Cox

Professor


Anthony Sze-Fai Shiu

Associate Professor


Robert Stewart

Assistant Research Professor


Whitney Terrell

Assistant Professor


Jacqueline Wood

Associate Professor


Ralph Berets

Associate Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Michigan


Robert (Bob) M. Farnsworth

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Tulane University


Moira Ferguson

Professor Emerita
Ph.D., University of Washington


Daniel F. Jaffe

Professor Emeritus
M.A., University of Michigan


James McKinley

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Michigan


David Ray

Professor Emeritus
M.A., University of Chicago


Jonas Spatz

Associate Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Indiana University


Lois Spatz

Professor Emerita
Ph.D., Indiana University


Thomas Stroik

Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin


Linda Ehrsam Voigts

Curators' Professor Emerita
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia
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David H. Weinglass

Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., Kansas State University
B.A., St. Catharine's College, Cambridge


Robert F. Willson, Jr.

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin



Bayless, Peter

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Cantrell, Jennifer

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Carlson, Anders

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Carter, Maridella

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Casady, Nicole

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Coupland, Alison

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Irons, Jeannie

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Jasnow, Ben

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Kritikos, Ted

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Long, Desiree

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Marsden, Mariah

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McKiddy, Luke

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McNitt, Alyson

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Mundy, Sara

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Myers, Marcus

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Pfeiffer, Ben

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Pollard, Jeff

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Rabin, Angela

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Shaffer, Abigail

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Stone, Erica

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Swalwell, Ian

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Workman, Craig

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English Department GT Office:

7 Cockefair Hall
816-235-1150

 

Amir Baritijourabi

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Blakeley , Jane

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Davis, Ande

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Gabriel, Lerie

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Gomez, Hilton

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Howard, Dane

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Klein, Stephanie

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Liljegren, Annie

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Lucas, Lindsey

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McHale, Ryan

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Miller, Mary Jean

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Moessner , John

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Paur, Stephen

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Saxon, Erin

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Department Co-Chair

Dr. Virginia Blanton
Cockefair Hall 106
816-235-2365
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Department Co-Chair

Dr. Jennifer Phegley
Cockefair Hall 106
816-235-2365
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Director of Undergraduate Studies
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Dr. Laurie Ellinghausen
Cockefair Hall 016G
816-235-2559
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Director of Composition

Dr. Dan Mahala
Cockefair Hall 118
816-235-2556
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Director of Creative Writing

Michael Pritchett
Cockefair Hall 016D
816-235-2765
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Director of Graduate Studies and Adviser

Dr. Anthony Shiu
Cockefair Hall 117
816-235-5205
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I.Ph.D. Coordinator

Dr. Joan Dean
Cockefair Hall 116
816-235-2555
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Administrative Assistant

Sherry Neuerburg
Phone: 816-235-1307
Fax: 816-235-1308
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