Faculty and Staff

Andrea Porter

Andrea Porter

Department Head, Associate Professor

Andrea Porter's Bio

Susan Hurst

Susan Hurst

Administrative Assistant

Faculty

Rashad Ahmed

Rashad Ahmed

Assistant Professor

Rashad Ahmed's Bio

Rodney Bailey

Rodney Bailey

Instructor

Rodney Bailey's Bio

Don Bennett

Don Bennett

Instructor

Don Bennett's Bio

Christy Burns

Christy Burns

Distinguished Instructor

Christy Burns's Bio

Randall Davis

Randall Davis

Professor

Randall Davis's Bio

Susan Dean

Susan Dean

Instructor

Susan Dean's Bio

Emrys Donaldson

Emrys Donaldson

Assistant Professor

Emrys Donaldson's Bio

Christopher Douglas

Christopher Douglas

Assistant Professor

Christopher Douglas's Bio

Larry Gray

Larry Gray

Professor

Larry Gray's Bio

Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson

Instructor

Katherine Johnson's Bio

John Jones

John H. Jones

Professor

John H. Jones's Bio

Raina Kostova

Raina Kostova

Professor

Raina Kostova's Bio

Gabriel Lonsberry

Gabriel Lonsberry

Assistant Professor

Gabriel Lonsberry's Bio

April Mattox

April Mattox

Instructor

April Mattox's Bio

Mica Mecham

Mica Mecham

Instructor

Mica Mecham's Bio

Cara Messina

Cara Messina

Assistant Professor

Cara Messina's Bio

Mysti Nichols

Mysti Nichols

Instructor

Mysti Nichols's Bio

Jeff Pruitt

Jeff Pruitt

Instructor

Jeff Pruitt's Bio

Teresa Reed

Teresa Reed

Professor

Teresa Reed's Bio

Tanya Sasser

Tanya Sasser

Instructor

Tanya Sasser's Bio

Allegra Smith

Allegra W. Smith

Assistant Professor

Allegra W. Smith's Bio

Kimberly Southwick-Thompson

Kimberly Southwick-Thompson

Assistant Professor

Kimberly Southwick-Thompson's Bio

Jennie Vaughn

Jennie Vaughn

Assistant Professor

Jennie Vaughn's Bio

Katelyn Williams

Katelyn Williams

Instructor

Katelyn Williams's Bio

Visiting and Adjunct Faculty

Sidney Blaylock, Jr.

Sidney Blaylock, Jr.

Visiting Scholar of African American Literature

Sidney Blaylock, Jr.'s Bio

Christopher Bollini

Chris Bollini

Visiting Assistant Professor

Chris Bollini's Bio

Laura Cartee

Laura Cartee

Visiting Instructor

Laura Cartee's Bio

Helen Companion

Helen Companion

Visiting Instructor

Helen Companion's Bio

Stacie Connell

Stacie Connell

Visiting Instructor

Stacie Connell's Bio

Joshua Duckworth

Joshua Duckworth

Visiting Instructor

Joshua Duckworth's Bio

Jeffrey Fuller

Jeffrey Fuller

Visiting Assistant Professor

Jeffrey Fuller's Bio

Jesse Groover

Jesse Groover

Visiting Instructor

Jesse Groover's Bio

Matthew Hill

Matthew Hill

Visiting Instructor

Matthew Hill's Bio

Tim Lockette

Tim Lockette

Visiting Instructor

Tim Lockette's Bio

Curtis McGhee Jr.

Curtis McGhee Jr.

Visiting Instructor

Curtis McGhee Jr.'s Bio

Kelly Morgan

Kelly Morgan

Visiting Instructor

Kelly Morgan's Bio

Scott Obernesser

Scott Obernesser

Visiting Assistant Professor

Scott Obernesser's Bio

Katerri Richardson

Katerri Richardson

Visiting Instructor

Katerri Richardson's Bio

Shea Swikard

Shea Swikard

Visiting Instructor

Shea Swikard's Bio

B.J. Wilson

B.J. Wilson

Visiting Assistant Professor

B.J. Wilson's Bio

Adjunct Faculty

  • Joanna Blalock
  • Josh Bobo
  • Tabitha Bozeman
  • Nicholas Cates
  • Deborah Prickett

Emeriti Faculty

Faculty Member Title Emeriti Status Granted
Gena Christopher Director Emerita, Faculty Commons 2019
Margaret Copeland Instructor Emerita, English 2012
Carmine Di Biase Distinguished Professor Emeritus, English 2021
Robert Felgar Department Head Emeritus, English 2020
Joanne Gates Professor Emerita, English 2021
Pitt Harding Associate Professor Emeritus, English 2019
Gloria Horton Instructor Emerita, English 2014
William Hug Professor Emeritus, English 2018
Rufus Kinney Instructor Emeritus, English 2009
Joy Maloney Instructor Emerita, English 2020
David Myer Distinguished Lecturer Emeritus, English 2020
Jennifer Ponder Distinguished Lecturer Emerita, English 2020
Deborah Prickett Instructor Emerita, English 2021
Susan Sellers Instructor Emerita, English 2017
Steve Whitton Professor Emeritus, English 2017
Eugene J. Williams Department Head Emeritus, English 2003
Julia Wooster Instructor Emerita, English 2016

English Department Good News Items

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