Faculty Members By Name

 

Multiethnic American literature with emphases in Filipino/a American, Asian American, and African American studies; critical race theory; postcolonial literature and theory; feminist theory and women's studies

 

Composition

 

Creative writing, poetry; contemporary American poetry

 

American poetry, particularly modernist and contemporary; Jewish-American literature, particularly poetry

 

 Composition

 

Fiction, nonfiction prose

 

Composition

 

American literature (particularly 19th century), media studies, book history, authorship, realism and naturalism, the digital humanities

 

Secondary education, southern literature, children's & young adult literature

 

Shakespeare

 

Creative writing--poetry

 

  • Franke, Damon
    Associate Professor of English, Gulf Coast Coordinator

Late Victorian and modern British literature, modernism, Irish studies, discourse history, narratology, the Pre-Raphaelites, the Bloomsbury Group, literatures of the environment

 

 

Modern and contemporary literature

 

Medieval literature, women's studies

 

English and German philology

  

Early American literature and culture from colonial to antebellum periods, transatlantic culture and history, the literatures of the American hemisphere, the rise of the American novel, 19th-century to contemporary Latino writing, and the teaching of world literature.

 

  • Inman, Joyce
    Composition Director, Assistant Professor of English

Composition theory and pedagogy, basic writing programming and pedagogies, legal discourse analysis, social and cognitive linguistics

 

African American literature (esp. 19th- and early 20th-century), southern literature, African American women writers (especially 19th-century), feminist theory, and cultural studies

 

Restoration and 18th-century British literature and culture, history of gardening and landscape, historical ecology, feminist theory

 

Secondary education

 

  • Kolin, Philip
    University Distinguished Professor in the College of Arts & Letters; Professor of English; Editor, Southern Quarterly

Shakespeare, American drama (especially Tennessee Williams), African American literature, Christian poetry

  

20th-century British and Irish literature, modernism, ecocriticism & environmental literature, animal studies, posthumanism, poststructuralism, literature & geography, urban Studies, literary theory

 

English Renaissance and 17th-century literature, especially Milton; history of rhetoric, especially English reformed preaching; Bible and biblical style; children's and young adult literature

 

 

Creative writing, fiction

 

 

20th-century American literature and women's literature

 

Medieval and Renaissance English and French literature, King Arthur, history of the book, film, animation, online learning

 

Twentieth-century American novel, the short story, twentieth-century African American literature, American women’s literature, critical theory/cultural studies/feminist theory, literature and film, academic community service learning, and women’s studies

 

Composition

 

British Romantic literature, disability studies, and the histories of medicine and science.

 

Modernist and contemporary literature, literary theory, and Marxist social and political criticism

 

Children's and young adult literature, lesbian and gay literature, queer theory, gender studies, and critical theory

 

Victorian literature, children's & young adult literature

 

20th-century American literature

 

American literature, particularly of the 19th century; American women writers; women's and gender studies; law and literature