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Faculty

Our faculty includes publishing writers and scholars, experienced teachers, and enthusiastic mentors! With our small class sizes, you will get to know each of your English professors as you engage in thoughtful class discussions. Our professors are passionate about what they teach and are dedicated to helping you get the most out of your liberal arts education.

Faculty

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Sean

Sean Meehan

Chair, Professor of English, Director of Writing
Teaching: Rhetoric and Composition, Multimedia Writing, Environmental Literature

Courtney

Courtney Rydel

Chair, Associate Professor of English
Teaching: Medieval Literature, Women’s Writing, Chaucer, Arthurian Romance, Fairy Tales

 

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Richard De Prospo

Ernest A. Howard Professor of English and American Studies
Teaching: US Popular Culture, African American Culture, Edgar Allan Poe

James

James Hall

Director of the Rose O’Neill Literary House, Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing
Teaching: Creative Writing (Poetry and Nonfiction); Editing & Publishing; Queer Literature

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Roy Kesey

Associate Director of the Rose O’Neill Literary House, Lecturer in English and Creative Writing
Teaching: Fiction, Travel Writing, Modern and Contemporary Literature

Alisha

Alisha Knight

Professor of English and American Studies
Teaching:  African American Literature, the History of the Book, American Print Culture

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Elizabeth Foley O'Connor

Associate Professor of English, Internship Coordinator, Director of the Gender Studies Program
Teaching: Modernism; 20th-Century British, Irish, and Postcolonial Literature; Journalism

 

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