Faculty/Staff


Faculty/Staff

Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty

Robert Adams, Professor
          (Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1972)
Medieval; Renaissance; Editorial theory
Office: Evans 110
Phone: (936) 294-1419
E-mail: eng_ira@shsu.edu
Website: http://www.shsu.edu/Adams/

Kimberly Bell, Professor
          (Ph.D., Georgia State University, 2002)
Chaucer; Old English and Middle English; Arthuriana; epic and romance
Office: Evans 310
Phone: (936) 294-1437
E-mail: eng_kkb@shsu.edu

Tracy Bilsing, Associate Professor
          (Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1998)
British short fiction, especially from the Great War; "lost generation" writer Mary Butts
Office: Evans 404
Phone: (936) 294-1996
E-mail: eng_teb@shsu.edu
Website: http://www.shsu.edu/~eng_teb

Brian Blackburne, Associate Professor
          (Ph.D., University of Central Florida, 2008)
Technical Writing
Office: Evans 314B
Phone: (936) 294-3359
E-mail: bdb026@shsu.edu

Jacob Blevins, Professor
          (Ph.D., Texas Tech University, 2002)
Renaissance; Seventeenth Century; Comparative Literature; Latin Poetry;
Literary Theory
Office: Evans 458B
Phone: (936) 294-1402
E-mail: jblevins@shsu.edu

Paul W. Child, Professor
          (Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 1992)
Restoration/Eighteenth-Century literature; British literature; Medicine and literature; social history of medicine; Classical Tradition
Office: Evans 204
Phone: (936) 294-1412
E-mail: eng_pwc@shsu.edu

Ching-In Chen, Assistant Professor
          (Ph.D., U of Wisconsin-Milwaukeee, 2015)
Creative Writing; Poetry; Diasporic Literatures; Speculative Poetries; Queer and Trans Literature‚Äč
Office: Evans 116
Phone: (936) 294-1944
E-mail: ching-in@shsu.edu

Olivia Clare, Assistant Professor
          (Ph.D., University of Nevada-Las Vegas, 2016)
Creative Writing
Office: Evans 211
Phone: (936) 294-3156
E-mail: olivia.clare@shsu.edu

Lee Courtney, Professor
          (Ph.D., Emory University, 1975)
Victorian and Edwardian literature
Office: Evans 406
Phone: (936) 294-1416
E-mail: eng_lfc@shsu.edu

Michael Demson, Assistant Professor
          (Ph.D., Graduate Center, City University of New York, 2009)
Transatlantic and European Romanticism(s)
Office: Evans 117
Phone: (936) 294-1430
E-mail: mtd007@shsu.edu

Robert Donahoo, Professor
          (Ph.D., Duke University, 1988)
Literature of the American South; Contemporary American literature; Modern Drama; American humor; Christianity and literature; Literary theory and editing
Office: Evans 408
Phone: (936) 294-1421
E-mail: eng_rxd@shsu.edu
Website: http://www.shsu.edu/~eng_rxd

Diane Dowdey, Associate Professor
          (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1984)
Writing Center theory; Rhetoric and composition; Twentieth-Century literature; Multicultural literature; literature and science
Office: Evans 410
Phone: (936) 294-4217
E-mail: dowdey@shsu.edu
Website: http://www.shsu.edu/~eng_dxd

Julie Hall, Professor
          (Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1993)
Nathaniel & Sophia Hawthorne; American Renaissance; American women writers; Minority literature
Office: Evans 115
Phone: (936) 294-1417
E-mail: eng_jeh@shsu.edu

Helena Halmari, Professor
          (Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1994)
Linguistics (syntax, sociolinguistics, pragmatics, language contact)
Office: Evans 309
Phone: (936) 294-1420
E-mail: eng_shh@shsu.edu
Website: http://www.shsu.edu/~eng_www/Halmari/

Darci Hill, Professor
          (Ph.D., Texas Women's University, 1990)
Rhetoric; British Renaissance; Seventeenth Century
Office: Evans 206
Phone: (936) 294-1473
E-mail: eng_dnh@shsu.edu

Scott Kaukonen, Associate Professor
          (Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia, 2006)
Creative Writing; Contemporary Fiction; Twentieth-Century American Literature; Religious Culture and Literature
Office: Evans 314A
Phone: (936) 294-1407
E-mail: kaukonen@shsu.edu

Douglas Krienke, Professor and Associate Chair
          (Ph.D., University of Toledo, 1976)
Western World; Mythology; Shakespeare; Tudor/Stuart drama
Office: Evans 208
Phone: (936) 294-1413
E-mail: eng_mdk@shsu.edu

Nick Lantz, Assistant Professor
          (M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005)
Creative Writing
Office: Evans 314A
Phone: (936) 294-1990
E-mail: nick.lantz@shsu.edu

Audrey Murfin, Assistant Professor
          (Ph.D, Binghampton University, 2008)
Victorian literature
Office: Evans 304
Phone: (936) 294-1434
E-mail: adm034@shsu.edu

Carroll Ferguson Nardone, Associate Professor
          (Ph.D., New Mexico State University, 2002)
Technical & Professional Writing; Rhetoric; Early American scientific texts; workplace writing practices; writing-in-the-disciplines
Office: Evans 312
Phone: (936) 294-1472
E-mail: cfnardone@shsu.edu
Website: http://www.shsu.edu/~eng_cfn/

Jason Payton, Assistant Professor
          (Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2012)
Early American literature; Transatlantic Studies, History of Piracy
Office: Evans 455
Phone: (936) 294-3258
E-mail: jmpayton@shsu.edu

Ralph Pease, Professor Emeritus
          (Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1972)
Shakespearean Drama; Literature and Film; Mark Twain
Office: Evans 414
Phone: (936) 294-1436
E-mail: eng_rwp@shsu.edu

Deborah Phelps, Professor
          (Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1992)
Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century English literature, esp. Victorian; Women's literature
Office: Evans 461
Phone: (936) 294-1409
E-mail: eng_dlp@shsu.edu

April Shemak, Associate Professor
          (Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2003)
Postcolonial literature and theory; U.S. ethnic literature; Caribbean literature
Office: Evans 308
Phone: (936) 294-1432
E-mail: aas004@shsu.edu

Kandi Tayebi, Professor
          (Ph.D., University of Denver, 1999)
Women writers; Wordsworth; Romanticism; Environmental literature; Literary theory; computers and writing; Mary Shelley; poetry
Office: Evans 413
Phone: (936) 294-1439
E-mail: eng_kat@shsu.edu
Website: http://www.shsu.edu/~eng_kat

Linda J Webster, Professor
          (Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1998)
Southern literature; Women's literature; Multicultural literature; Twentieth-Century American literature
Office: Evans 306
Phone: (936) 294-1425
E-mail: lindawebster@shsu.edu
Website: http://www.shsu.edu/~eng_ljb

Gene Young, Professor
          (Ph.D., University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 1979)
Twentieth-Century American; Literature and culture of Texas and the Southwest; Secondary English teaching methods
Office: Evans 416
Phone: (936) 294-1426
E-mail: eng_eoy@shsu.edu
Website: http://www.shsu.edu/~eng_eoy

Clinical Professor

Amanda Nowlin-O'Banion
          (Ph.D., U of Houston, 2007)
Creative Writing
Office: Evans 453
Phone: (936) 294-3142
E-mail: nowlin-obanion@shsu.edu


Pool Faculty

Nadya Alford
    (M.A., SHSU) • Evans 463 • (936) 294-3134 • nka001@shsu.edu

Jonathan Antonini
    (M.A., SHSU) • Evans 409 • (936) 294-1995 • jda016@shsu.edu

Bruce Chabot
   (Ph.D., Texas A&M) • Evans 107 • (936) 294-1431 • brucechabot@shsu.edu

Jennifer Child
   (M.A., SHSU) • Evans 454 • (936) 294-3821 • jlc055@shsu.edu

Mary Cook
   (M.A., SHSU) • Evans 108 • (936) 294-1435 • mgc001@shsu.edu

Kimberly Davis
   (M.F.A., SHSU) • Evans 159 • (936) 294-2287 • kpdavis@shsu.edu

David Gaines
   (M.A., SHSU) • Evans 254 • (936) 294-4097 • eng_dtg@shsu.edu

Barbara Jones
   (M.A., SHSU) • ONLINE ONLY • eng_baj@shsu.edu

William Kerr
   (M.A., SHSU) • Evans 316 • (936) 294-3157 • william.kerr@shsu.edu

Alice Marcom
   (M.A., SHSU) • ONLINE ONLY • asm004@shsu.edu

Shadow Meritt
    (M.A., SHSU) • Evans 409 • (936) 294-1995 • slm070@shsu.edu

Barbara Miles
    (M.A., SHSU) • Evans 411 • (936) 294-4106 • eng_bem@shsu.edu

Christopher Mitchell
   (M.A., SHSU) • Evans 107 • (936) 294-1431 • cgm011@shsu.edu

Ralph Norris
   (Ph.D., U of Bangor) • Evans 459 • (936) 294-1422 • rcn006@shsu.edu

Ritu Raju
   (Ph.D., Texas Tech U) • ONLINE ONLY • stdrxr24@shsu.edu

Nathan Ridings
   (M.A., SHSU) • Evans 109 • (936) 294-3107 • njr004@shsu.edu

Reuben Sanchez
   (Ph.D., Cornell U) • Evans 209 • (936) 294-1427 • rxs031@shsu.edu

Margaret Sellers
   (M.A., SHSU) • Evans 407 • (936) 294-1415 • mls062@shsu.edu

Angela Shaffer
   (M.A., Angelo State U) • ONLINE ONLY • aes075@shsu.edu

Tannie Shannon
   (M.A., SHSU) • Evans 316 • (936) 294-3157 • ths001@shsu.edu

Susanna Shupp
   (M.A., SHSU) • Farrington 111 • (936) 294-3947 • sjs038@shsu.edu

Anastasia Soullier
   (M.A., Eastern Michigan U) • Evans 454 • (936) 294-3821 • acs063@shsu.edu

Deborah Spincic
   (M.A., SHSU) • Evans 452 • (936) 294-4096 • spin6@shsu.edu

Brandon Strubberg
   (M.A., SHSU) • ONLINE ONLY • strubberg@shsu.edu

Cassandra Tomchik
   (M.A., SHSU) • Evans 407 • (936) 294-1415 • clt007@shsu.edu

Debbra Vogel
   (M.A., SHSU) • Evans 463 • (936) 294-3134 • dgv001@shsu.edu

Linda Wetzel
   (M.A., SHSU) • Evans 405 • (936) 294-3356 • lgw001@shsu.edu

Sharon Worley
   (Ph.D., U of Texas--Dallas) • Evans 405 • (936) 294-3356 • sjw003@shsu.edu

Kathryn Wright
   (M.A., U of Delaware) • Evans 109 • (936) 294-3107 • kxw025@shsu.edu

Graduate Assistants

Nathan Bitgood • Evans 307 • (936) 294-1428 • ndb008shsu.edu

Savanna Conner • Evans 307 • (936) 294-1428 • sgc001@shsu.edu

Elizabeth Evans • Evans 156 • (936) 294-1418 • ere004@shsu.edu

Michael Hilbig • Evans 152 • (936) 294-1418 • mgh016@shsu.edu

Julian Kindred • Evans 152 • (936) 294-1418 • jek014@shsu.edu

Santiago Lopez • Evans 352 • (936) 294-1663 • sxl040@shsu.edu

Bradley Nichols • Writing Center • (936) 294-3680 • brn004@shsu.edu

Jennifer Parker • Evans 307 • (936) 294-1428 • jcp050@shsu.edu

Jennifer Seay • Evans 352 • (936) 294-1663 • jgs015@shsu.edu

Catherine Smith • Evans 156 • (936) 294-1418 • cjs088@shsu.edu

Klaudie Stone • Evans 352 • (936) 294-1663 • kks011@shsu.edu


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