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DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

SHEPHERD UNIVERSITY

The Department of

English & Modern Languages

Shepherd University

 


Full-Time Faculty

Barnett, Stephanie.  Visiting Assistant Professor of English (2007).  B.A., University of Baltimore, 1991; M.Ed., Salisbury State University, 1993; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2006.

Berenschot, Denis.  Associate Professor of Spanish (2004).  B.A., Arkansas University at Little Rock, 1988; M.A., Syracuse University, 1990; M.A., American University, 1992; Ph.D., University of Maryland at College Park, 1999.

Cantrell, Mark.  Assistant Professor of English (2009).  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.  

Carter, Charles.  Professor of English (1972); Chair, Department of English and Modern Languages.  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.

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

Hanrahan, Heidi.  Assistant 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.

Nixon, Timothy.  Assistant Professor of English (2006).  B.A., Belmont University, 1987; M.A., The College of William and Mary, 1992; Ph.D., The George Washington University, 2005.

Ritterbusch, Rachel.  Assistant Professor of French (2004).  B.A., Grinnell College, 1988; M.A., University of Munich, 1993; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2001.

Shurbutt, Sylvia Bailey.  Professor of English (1987); Coordinator, English Education.  B.A., West Georgia College, 1965; M.A., Georgia Southern College, 1974; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1982.

Suárez Büdenbender, Eva-Maria.  Assistant Professor of Spanish (2009).  M.A., Ruhr-Universität Bochum, 1997; M.A., The Pennsylvania State University, 2005; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2009.

Associated Faculty

Baker, Michelle. Adjunct Professor of English. Ph.D., Catholic University of America, 2008.

Becker, Helen P. Adjunct Professor of English (2004). B.A., The Ohio State University, 1967; M.A., Ed. D., The George Washington University, 1968, 1985.

Bosley, Cassie.  Adjunct Professor of English (2009).  B.A.,University of Maryland, 1971; M.F.A., Naropa University, 2008.

Cummings, Barbara.  Adjunct Professor of English (2000).  B.A., University of Rhode Island, 1971; M.A., University of Rhode Island, 1974.

Durrschmidt, Gregory.  Adjunct Professor of English (2008).  B.S. State University of New York at Albany, 1993; M.A., The Johns Hopkins University, 1998.

Edwards, Pamela. Adjunct Professor of English (2005).

Fischer, Ethan. Adjunct Professor of English (1992). B.A., University of Pittsburgh; J.D., University of Michigan; St. Mary's College, Poetry Practicum, 1998; Graduate study at the West Virginia University.

Hershey, Robert. Adjunct Professor of English (2002). A.A., Hagerstown Junior College, 1962; B.A., Towson State College, 1968; M.L.A., Western Maryland College, 1977.

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

Lease, Mary.  Adjunct Professor of English (2004).  B.S., Northeast Missouri State College (Truman University), 1967; M.Ed., University of South Florida, 1982.

McDonald, Louise.  Adjunct Professor of English (2009).  B.A., Carleton College, 1987; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1999.

Meads, Rachael.  Director of Student Development and Adjunct Professor of English (1994).  B.A., Shepherd College, 1992; M.A., West Virginia University, 1994.

Northrop, Abby.  Adjunct Professor of English (2007).  B.A., The New School University, 1974; M.A., Columbia University, 1975.

Paci, Jamie.  Adjunct Professor of Spanish (1998).  B.S. California University of Pennsylvania, 1970; M.S., McDaniel College, 2002.

Panebianco, Thomas.  Adjunct Professor of English (1996). A.B., Rutgers University, 1973; J.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1976.

Prillaman, Grant.  Adjunct Professor of Spanish (2007).  B.A., The George Washington University, 1980; M.A., The George Washington University, 1981.

Rodd, Priscilla.  Adjunct Professor of English (2003, 2009).  B.A. West Virginia University, 1999; M.F.A., University of Pittsburg, 2002.

Stilley, Lori.  Adjunct Professor of English (2008).  B.A, The Pennsylvania State University, 1985; B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 1985; M.A, The Pennsylvania State University, 1987; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1997.

Tracey, Colleen.  Adjunct Professor of English (2009).  B.F.A., Washington University, 1984; M.F.A., University of Chicago, 1991.

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.

 

Maintained for the Department of English by Dr. Timothy Nixon.