English Graduate Program Faculty
Benjamin Balthaser (Ph.D., University of California, San Diego): 20th century multi-ethnic U.S. literature and culture, film, creative writing.
Rebecca Brittenham (Ph.D., Rutgers University): rhetoric and composition studies.
Joe Chaney, (Ph.D. University of California, Irvine): Shakespearean drama, Renaissance rhetoric, eighteenth-century autobiography, creative writing.
Karen Gindele (Ph.D., Brown University): Victorian literature, critical theory.
Chu He (Ph.D., Miami University): 20th century Irish literature, Anglophone literature.
Lee Kahan (Ph.D. University at Buffalo, SUNY), Director of the Graduate Program: 18th century British literature and culture, media studies.
Anne Magnan-Park (Ph.D., Université Rennes 2): Anglophone literature, New Zealand literature and film, creative writing.
Jake Mattox (Ph.D., University of California, San Diego): Pre-1900 American literature, critical race theory, cultural studies.
Robert Meyer-Lee (Ph.D., Yale University): Medieval and early modern literature and culture.
Kelcey Parker (Ph.D., University of Cincinnati): creative writing, contemporary fiction, women’s writing.
Elaine Roth (Ph.D., University of Oregon): U.S. cinema, film genres, experimental film, cultural studies.
Ken Smith (Ph.D., University of Iowa): prose style, writing for civic engagement, social media.
Kyoko Takanashi (Ph.D., Indiana University): 18th-19th century British literature, history of the novel.