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Mrs. Sherry Kinkopf

Instructor

Areas of Expertise

English Licensure; Writing and Literacy Pedagogy

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: English

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Philip Kolin

Dr. Philip Kolin

Emeritus

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: English

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Dr. Brian LaPierre

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

History of Modern Russia

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: History

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Jameela Lares

Professor Jameela Lares

Full Professor

Areas of Expertise

Milton, Renaissance literature, the history of rhetoric, children's and young adult literature..

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: English

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Courtney Luckhardt

Dr. Courtney Luckhardt

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

medieval history, 300-1500 CE

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: History

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Neil McMillian

Emeritus

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: History

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Chester Morgan

Emeritus

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: History

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Leah Parker

Dr. Leah Parker

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

Medieval literature, Old and Middle English, disability studies, history of Christianity

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: English

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Dr. Joseph Peterson

Assistant Professor

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: History

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Dr. Brad Phillis

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

Medieval Flanders; the crusades; social studies pedagogy

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: History

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Liz Polcha

Dr. Liz Polcha

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

Atlantic World Literature, the Black Atlantic, Caribbean Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, the History of Science, Visual and Material Culture, History of the Book

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities

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Maureen Ryan

Dr. Maureen Ryan

Emeritus

Areas of Expertise

modern and contemporary American Fiction

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: English

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Mrs. Kelli Sellers

Instructor

Areas of Expertise

Composition, Children's Literature

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: English

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Ery Shin

Dr. Ery Shin

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

Modernism, Continental Philosophy, Gender-Sexuality Studies, WWII

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: English

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Joshua Shiver

Research Faculty

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: History

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Dr. Amy Slagle

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

Christianity (Eastern Orthodoxy), sacred arts and material culture, religious conversion, afterlife beliefs, modern occultism

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: Philosophy and Religion

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James Smith

Emeritus

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: History

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Paula Smithka

Dr. Paula Smithka

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

Philosophy of Science--biology; Social/Political Philosophy

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: Philosophy and Religion

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Emily Stanback

Dr. Emily Stanback

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

British Romanticism, 18th- and 19th-century literature, health humanities / medical humanities, disability studies, histories of medicine and science

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: English

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Gary Stringer

Professor Gary Stringer

Emeritus

Areas of Expertise

English Renaissance Literature; textual and bibliographical studies

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: English

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Heather Stur

Dr. Heather Stur

Full Professor

Areas of Expertise

Diplomatic history, military history, US since 1945, Cold War, Vietnam War, Global War on Terror, women, gender, international relations

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: History

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Dr. Charles Sumner

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

20th and 21st century British Literature

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities

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Eric Tribunella

Eric Tribunella

Full Professor

Areas of Expertise

children's and young adult literature, lesbian and gay literature, queer and gender theory

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities

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Rebecca Tuuri

Dr. Rebecca Tuuri

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

African American, Women's and Gender, Modern U.S. history

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: History

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Susannah Ural

Dr. Susannah Ural

Full Professor

Areas of Expertise

U.S. Civil War Era, U.S. War & Society, U.S. Military History, Nineteenth-Century America

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Humanities
Discipline: History

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