Dr. Blackwell teaches 17-, 18-, and early 19-century British literature and culture, including courses on Milton, satire, and Austen. He has taught various honors seminars entitled and he has directed independent studies on the graphic novel and on contemporary fiction.
Dr. Highberg's teaching and research interests center primarily on theories and rhetorics of gender and sexuality; memoir and creative nonfiction; film, new media, and visual rhetorics; and medical humanities and trauma studies.
As a specialist in rhetoric and writing, Dr. Donald Jones believes in the power of language to shape our lives. His courses combine theory and practice in a student-centered and teacher-guided learning environment. Go
Beth Richards has twenty years of experience as a technical writer, working primarily with small to midsize engineering firms (polymer processing, respiratory monitoring and lung function technology, audio and video processing).
Dr. Charles Ross' scholarship includes books and editions on D. H. Lawrence, the English writer, and articles and presentations on hypertext literature and theory. He is currently Director of the Humanities Research Center in the College of Arts and Sciences. Go
Sarah Senk is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English where she specializes in postcolonial literature. Her research and teaching interests include twentieth century and contemporary world literature in English, as well as memory and trauma studies.
Dr. Sinche specializes in 19-century American and African American literature, but he teaches in all periods and genres of American literature. In recent years, he has taught courses on the American Renaissance, and the African American autobiography.. Go
Dr. William L. Stull teaches courses ranging from the Bible and/as Literature to Contemporary Fiction. He has published ten books and over fifty scholarly articles, many in collaboration with Maureen P. Carroll, Adjunct Professor of Humanities.
Dr. Tonkin has chaired the International Spenser Society, the Council for International Exchange of Scholars, and the Canadian Fulbright Commission, and has done research at Oxford University and at Yale University as a fellow of the Whitney Humanities Center. Go
Professor Walling's research is primarily focused on 14th and 15th century English poetry, but she is also interested in medieval religion, politics, and drama, the Renaissance, the history of rhetoric, and responses to medieval literature in later centuries. Go