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FULL-TIME ENGLISH FACULTY

Cantrell, Mark. Associate Professor of English (2009); Director of the Honors Program. B.F.A., University of Georgia, 1993; B.A., University of Georgia, 1996; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005.

Ellzey, Mary Elizabeth. Professor of English (1989); Chair, Department of English and Modern Languages. B.A., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1969; M.A., University of Pittsburgh, 1971; Ph.D., Catholic University of America, 1988.

Elmore, Jonathan D. Lecturer of English (2013). B.A., Appalachian State University, 2002; M.A., Wake Forest University, 2004; Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2010.

Hanrahan, Heidi. Associate Professor of English (2007). B.A., Roanoke College, 1999; M.A. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2001; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2005.

Lewin, James. Professor of English (1995); Coordinator, Minor in Print Journalism. B.A., Oberlin College, 1967; M.A., University of Illinois at Chicago, 1985; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, 1994.

Loewen-Schmidt, Chadley J. Assistant Professor of English (2009). B.A., California State University-Fresno, 1999; M.A., Rutgers University, 2003; Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2009.

Messenger, Carrie. Assistant Professor of English (2010). B.A., Yale University, 1994; M.F.A., Iowa Writers' Workshop, 2000; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago 2010.

Nixon, Timothy K. Associate Professor of English (2006); Director of the Paul and Lisa Welch Distinguished Awards Program. B.A., Belmont University, 1987; M.A., The College of William and Mary, 1992; Ph.D., The George Washington University, 2005.

Shurbutt, Sylvia Bailey. Professor of English (1987); Coordinator of English Language Arts 5-Adult and Appalachian Studies Programs. B.A., West Georgia College, 1965; M.A., Georgia Southern College, 1974; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1982.

Snider, Cara L. Lecturer of English (2013). B.A., Cedarville University, 2002; M.A., University of New Hampshire, 2006; Ph.D. Candidate, West Virginia University (ABD).

Wenger, Christy I. Assistant Professor of English (2011); Director of Rhetoric and Composition. B.A., Susquehanna University, 2004; M.A., Drew University, 2005; Ph.D., Lehigh University, 2011.

Associated English Faculty

Clark, Ann. Adjunct Professor of English (2012).

Goldsborough, Melanie. Adjunct Professor of English (2011). B.A., Shippensburg University, 2002; M.A., Shepherd University, 2012.

Hale, Phillip. Adjunct Professor of English (2010). B.A., University of Maryland, 1978; M.S., The George Washington University, 1983.

Healey, Elizabeth. Adjunct Professor of English (2012). B.A., James Madison University, 1990; M.A., University of Colorado, 2003.

Johnson, Stephanie. Adjunct Professor of English (2014).

Lawrenson, William. Adjunct Professor of English (2009). B.A., San Jose State University, 2002; M.A. American University, 2004.

Pate, James. Adjunct Professor of English (2010). B.A., University of Memphis, 1996; M.A., University of Memphis, 1998; M.F.A., Iowa Writers' Workshop, 2000; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, 2009.

Salfia, Jessica. Adjunct Professor of English (2014).

Staggers, Elizabeth. Adjunct Professor of English (2013).

Williams, Maria. Adjunct Professor of English (2014).

Administrative Staff

Brenda Feltner. Administrative Assistant, B.S., Shepherd College.

Faculty Emeritus

Bufithis, Philip. Professor Emeritus of English (1971). B.A., Elizabethtown College, 1965; Overseas Certificate, Nottingham University, England, 1964; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1967, 1971.

Carter, Charles Professor of English (1972). B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1965; M.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1966; Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1972.

 

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