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English 2013-2014


Linda Bensel-Meyers
Associate Professor and Chair
PhD, University of Oregon
Renaissance literature, especially drama and rhetoric; history of rhetoric and composition


Clark Davis
PhD, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
American literature; ethical philosophy

Ann Dobyns
PhD, University of Oregon
Medieval literature; rhetoric and composition

Jan Gorak
PhD, University of Southern California
Late 18th- and 20th-century British and American literature; history of literary theory and criticism

Graham Foust
Assistant Professor
PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo
Poetry and poetics, modern and contemporary poetry

Eric Gould
PhD, University of London (King's College)
20th century literature in English and in translation; cultural studies

Tayana Hardin
Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Michigan
20th Century African American literature; Gender Studies; Performance Art.

Douglas Hesse
PhD, University of Iowa
Rhetoric and composition; writing program administration; creative nonfiction

W. Scott Howard
Associate Professor
PhD, University of Washington
Renaissance/early modern English literature and culture; Shakespeare and film; Milton studies; poetics and poetry; historiography; small press literatures

Laird Hunt
Associate Professor
MFA, The Naropa Institute
Fiction writing; postmodern literature

Brian Kiteley
MA, City College of New York
Fiction writing; travel writing; postcolonial fiction; historical fiction

Eleanor McNees
PhD, University of Colorado at Boulder
Victorian; early modern British to 1940; rise of the novel; Woolf Studies

Maik Nwosu
Associate Professor
PhD, Syracuse University
African, African Diaspora, postcolonial, and world literatures; fiction and poetry; semiotics  and critical theory

Bin Ramke
PhD, Ohio University
Creative writing, poetry; 20th century literature; contemporary poetry; visual arts and literature; issues of science and mathematics in contemporary thought and writing

Adam Rovner
Assistant Professor
PhD, Indiana University
Jewish literature(American/ Israeli); narrative theory; translation

Selah Saterstrom
Associate Professor
MFA, Goddard College
Creative writing, fiction; philosophy and literature

Eleni Sikelianos
Associate Professor
MFA, Naropa University
Creative writing, poetry, translation, creative nonfiction; 20th century and contemporary poetry; modernist women

Billy Stratton
Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Arizona
Native American literature and Literature of the American West

Barbara Wilcots
Associate Professor
PhD, University of Denver
20th century American literature, especially African-American, Caribbean and postcolonial literature