The Department of English welcomes Mark Doty who arrived in the Fall 2009 semester as Professor of English specializing in Nineteenth Century Poetry, Twentieth Century and Contemporary Poetry.
The Department of English welcomes Ryan James Kernan who arrived in the Fall 2009 semester as Assistant Professor of English specializing in African American & African Diaspora Literature.
The Department of English welcomes Stéphane Robolin who arrived in the Fall 2009 semester as Assistant Professor of English specializing in Postcolonial Literature.
Gregory S. Jackson has been awarded both a Board of Trustees Research Fellowship for Scholarly Excellence and a Presidential Fellowship for Teaching Excellence "as one of the university's most distinguished young faculty members."
Because of her creative course designs, Emily C. Bartels’s Shakespeare courses are nationally known. Using innovative teaching strategies she makes her subject matter vivid, enjoyable, and current, while maintaining unusually rigorous standards for student work.