Emeritus Faculty

Margaret Arnold
Associate Professor Emerita

Early Modern English Literature, Milton

G. Douglas Atkins
Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1969


Philip Barnard
Professor Emeritus
Wescoe Hall, 3021

Ph.D. (SUNY, Buffalo) 

David M. Bergeron
Professor Emeritus

Early Modern (Shakespeare)

Tina Blue
Senior Lecturer
3099 Wescoe Hall

M.A. (Kansas)

Michael D. Butler
Associate Professor Emeritus

Ph.D. (Illinois) 

James Carothers
Professor Emeritus

Ph.D. (Virginia)

Pete Casagrande
Professor Emeritus; Former Associate Chair of English, Former Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Victorian Literature (Hardy)

Jack R. Cohn
Assistant Professor Emeritus

20th-Century American Literature

Victor Contoski

Creative Writing (Poetry), American Literature, Poetry

Richard Eversole
Associate Professor Emeritus

Ph.D. (Wisconsin)

Frank Farmer
Professor Emeritus
3123 Wescoe Hall

Ph.D. (University of Louisville)

Iris Smith Fischer
3122 Wescoe Hall

Ph.D. (Indiana)

James Gunn
Professor Emeritus

Science Fiction

Alan Habegger
Professor Emeritus

19th-century American literature; gender; biographies of Dickinson, Henry James, Sr., and Anna Leonowens

Richard Hardin
Professor Emeritus; Former Chair of English

Early Modern Literature

Susan K. Harris
Professor Emerita

Ph.D. (Cornell)

William J. Harris
Associate Professor Emeritus
James Hartman
Professor Emeritus

English Language

Michael L. Johnson
Professor Emeritus

Poetics, Popular Culture

Cheryl Lester
Associate Professor Emeritus
3068 Wescoe Hall

Ph.D. (SUNY, Buffalo)

Paul Stephen Lim
Professor Emeritus

Playwriting, dramatic literature, former founder and artistic director of English Alternative Theatre

Tom Lorenz
Associate Professor
3063 Wescoe Hall

M.F.A. (Bowling Green)

Charles (Jerry) Masinton
Professor Emeritus; Former Associate Chair of English

Modern American Fiction


Elizabeth (Beth) Schultz

19th-Century American Literature
African-American Literature
American Women's Literature



Haskell Springer
Professor Emeritus; Former Director of Freshman-Sophomore English

19th Century American Literature


Chester Sullivan
Associate Professor Emerita

Ph.D. (Texas Christian)

Max Sutton
Professor Emeritus

Victorian Literature (Poetry)


John Edgar Tidwell
Professor Emeritus
3027 Wescoe Hall

Ph.D. (Minnesota)

Don Warders
Assistant Professor Emeritus

Early and 19th Century American Literature


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