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Name
Expertise
Gabriel Acevedo
Assistant Professor

Acevedo's research focuses on queer young adult literature, pop culture pedagogies, (auto)ethnographical methodologies, and masculinity/machismo in Caribbean/Puerto Rican communities.

480-965-1752
Ross-Blakley Hall Office 122
Heather Ackerman
Instructor

Ackerman teaches composition for the Department of English at ASU

Ross-Blakley Hall 205AB PO Box 871401
Karen Adams
Professor

Adams research interests are in the study of language in its social and linguistic context. She is the director of English graduate studies.

480-965-3013
Ross-Blakley Hall 156 PO Box 871401
Asst Professor

Adams' interests include book history, history of reading, early modern English drama, and premodern critical race and gender studies.

Joni Adamson
President's Professor

Adamson is President's Professor of environmental humanities and Director of the Environmental Humanities Initiative (EHI) at the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory at ASU.

480-727-3675
Ross-Blakley Hall 210 PO Box 871401
Aaron Agorsor
Graduate Teaching Associate
Danielle Alfandre
Lecturer, Sr

Alfandre has been with ASU since 2012 and leads an annual, faculty-directed study abroad to Costa Rica.

Ross-Blakley Hall 239 PO Box 871401
Mustafa Aljanabi
Program Manager, WRL and English Ed
Meghan Apao
Lecturer

Bacino is from Northwest Indiana (near Chicago) and attended Michigan State University for both undergraduate and graduate school. She enjoys music, dance, and writing.

Ross-Blakley Hall 239 PO Box 871401
Nicole Arocho Hernandez
Grad Teaching Assistant
Kira Assad
Program Manager

Kira Assad manages the MTESOL and MAS online graduate programs and assists faculty with requesting and setting up their ASU Online courses in the Department of English.

480-965-7454
Ross-Blakley Hall 124 PO Box 871401
Balbir Backhaus
Instructor
480-965-3535
Ross-Blakley Hall 205AB PO Box 871401
Aaron Baker
Professor
489-965-3168
Ross-Blakley Hall 370 PO Box 871401
Demetria Baker
Senior Program Manager
480-965-3853
Ross-Blakley Hall 121 PO Box 871401
Cajsa Baldini
Clinical Associate Professor

Baldini's research interests are concentrated on British and European 19th century literature and culture.

480-965-7755
Ross-Blakley Hall 148 PO Box 871401
Faculty Assoc
Sally Ball
Director of Creative Writing, Professor

Ball is the author of three collections of poems: "Hold Sway," "Wreck Me" and "Annus Mirabilis," all from Barrow Street Press. She's an associate director of Four Way Books.

480-965-5829
Ross-Blakley Hall 355 PO Box 871401
Asst Professor

Barksdale-Shaw's work explores narratives of justice by combining several disciplines including law, literature and medicine.

Shomit Barua
Instructor

Barua is an instructor with the Writing Programs, Barrett Honors College and W.P. Carey School of Business.

Ross-Blakley Hall 205AB PO Box 871401
Lee Bebout (he/him/his)
Professor

Bebout has authored two books: "Mythohistorical Interventions: The Chicano Movement and Its Legacies" and "Whiteness on the Border: Mapping the US Racial Imagination in Brown and White."

Ross-Blakley Hall 241 PO Box 871401
Matt Bell
Associate Professor

Matt Bell’s next novel, Appleseed, is forthcoming from Custom House/William Morrow in 2021. He is the author of seven other books, including the novels Scrapper and In the House upon the Dirt between the Lake and the Woods.

480-965-1208
Ross-Blakley Hall 214 PO Box 871401
hannah benefiel
Grad Teaching Assistant
Business Operations Specialist
Linda Bergquist
Instructor
480-965-3535
Ross-Blakley Hall 203AA PO Box 871401
Shavawn Berry
Instructor

Berry's research interests include creative writing, professional and technical writing, editing, and branding/social media. She holds an MPW in Creative Nonfiction and Memoir.

809-653-1686
Ross-Blakley Hall 202AC PO Box 871401
Dan Bivona
Emeritus Professor

Bivona has published three books on 19th and 20th century British literature and culture as well as a co-edited collection and a number of essays.

480-965-2789
Ross-Blakley Hall 212 PO Box 871401
Patrick Bixby
Affiliated Faculty

Bixby's research falls primarily under the heading of Irish studies, but also addresses British modernism, postcolonial theory and criticism, Continental philosophy, and issues of travel, mobility, and the body.

602-543-3010
FAB S329C
Robert Bjork
Foundation Professor

Bjork specializes in Old English language and literature as well as Old Norse, modern Swedish, and modern medical writing. He was educated at Pomona College and UCLA.

480-965-4659
Ross-Blakley Hall 249
James Blasingame
Professor

Blasingame focuses on young adult literature, Indigenous education, secondary writing instruction, preparing pre-service teachers, and cowboy poetry.

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Ross-Blakley Hall 349 PO Box 871401
Thomas Bonfiglio
Instructor

Bonfiglio teaches composition for the Department of English.

480-965-3535
Ross-Blakley Hall 202AA PO Box 871401
Colin Bonini
Grad Teaching Assistant
Jocelyn Booker Ohl
Coordinator, Project Humanities
480-727-7030
Discovery Hall 250 E. Lemon St.
Jessica Boykin
Instructor
Ross-Blakley Hall 202AA PO Box 871401
David Boyles
Instructor

Boyles specializes in popular culture, digital literacy, visual rhetoric, and the rhetoric of higher education.

Ross-Blakley Hall 205AA PO Box 871401
Christopher Bradley
Senior Lecturer MY

Professor Bradley teaches Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Screenwriting in Film and Media Studies, as well as Hollywood Film History.

Ross-Blakley Hall 328 PO Box 871401
Jacqueline Brady
Instructor
Ross-Blakley Hall 203AB PO Box 871401
Bryan Brayboy
Affiliated Faculty

Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy (Lumbee) is President’s Professor and Senior Advisor to the President at ASU. He is a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association and a Member of the National Academy

480-965-5327
Daniel Brendza
Emeritus Instructor
480-965-3535
Ross-Blakley Hall 205AB PO Box 871401
Ron Broglio
Professor

Broglio's research focuses on how philosophy and aesthetics can help us rethink the relationship between humans and the environment.

Ross-Blakley Hall Room 178 PO Box 871401
Lois Brown
Center Dir & Foundation Professor

Brown is a public historian and a scholar of African American literature and culture.

Faculty Associate
Alana Brussin
Instructor

Brussin is an Instructor teaching composition for the Department of English.

480-965-3535
Ross-Blakley Hall 202AA PO Box 871401
Jason Bryant
Instructor

Bryant holds a doctorate in American literature from ASU. His primary research and teaching areas are contemporary American literature, queer and LGBT issues, race, ethnicity, and social identity theories.

Ross-Blakley Hall 205AB PO Box 871401
Program Manager
480-727-6327
Alexandra Carrillo Lopez
Office Assistant Sr.
800 S Cady Mall Wrigley Hall 4th Floor
Karen Carter
Faculty Associate
Ross-Blakley Hall 101AB PO Box 871401
Gregory Castle
Professor

Gregory Castle teaches literature and theory. His books include Modernism and the Celtic Revival, Reading the Modernist Bildungsroman, Literary Theory Handbook, A History of the Modernist Novel, A History of Irish Modernism.

480-965-0856
Ross-Blakley Hall 262 PO Box 871401
Shersta Chabot
Faculty Assoc

Chabot teaches composition for the Department of English.

Ross-Blakley Hall 203AB PO Box 871401
Rebecca Chatham
Graduate Teaching Associate
Pauline Cheong
Affiliated Faculty

Cheong is an interdisciplinary scholar in the cultural implications of communication technologies, mediated developments for authority, religion, community and civic engagement.

480-965-8730
STAUF A456
Angela Christie
Instructor

Christie holds doctorate, master’s, and bachelor’s degrees in English with emphases respectively in cultural studies, composition and rhetoric, and American literature.

480-965-3853
Ross-Blakley Hall 203AA PO Box 871401
Heather Cimino-Lance
Instructor

Crook is an instructor. She's taught the courses First-Year Composition, Writing for the Professions, Business Writing and Writing about Literature. She joined the ASU faculty in 2015.

Ross-Blakley Hall 201AA PO Box 871401
Grad Teaching Assistant
Ross-Blakley Hall 101BB PO Box 871401
Mary Clark
Faculty Assoc
Ross-Blakley Hall 101CA PO Box 871401
Deborah Clarke
Professor

Clarke's primary field is 20th century American fiction.

480-965-7405
David Cleveland
Instructor
480-965-3535
Ross-Blakley Hall 201AA PO Box 871401
Julie Codell
Affiliated Faculty

Codell's areas of specialization are Victorian culture, the Victorian press, Indian culture under the British Raj, life writings, race and gender, the history of collecting, the art market, and world film.

Jeffrey Cohen (Dean)
Dean & Professor

Cohen is the dean of humanities in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. He is widely published in the fields of medieval studies, monster theory, and the environmental humanities.

Mollie Connelly-MacNeill
Academic Success Coordinator

Mollie graduated summa cum laude from ASU with both a BA and an MA in English. She has returned to the Department of English as of July 2016 to work as an Academic Success Specialist.

480-965-3168
Ross-Blakley Hall 162 PO Box 871401
Reese Conner
Instructor

He teaches first-year composition courses as well as the occasional poetry workshop. He lives in Tucson, Arizona with his wife and their three cats.

Ross-Blakley Hall 201AA PO Box 871401
Paul Cook
Emeritus Professor

A professional science fiction author since 1978, Cook teaches courses in American and British Literature as well as Arizona State University's first online course in Science Fiction.

480-965-7294
Ross-Blakley Hall 252 PO Box 871401
Emily Cooney
Lecturer

Cooney teaches composition for the Writing Programs.

480-965-3853
Ross-Blakley Hall 239 PO Box 871401
Taylor Corse
Emeritus Professor

Taylor Corse has published widely on John Dryden, Alexander Pope, Aphra Behn, Anne Conway, and other writers of the Restoration and 18th century.

480-965-8146
Ross-Blakley Hall 339 PO Box 871401
Aaron Crippen
Instructor

Aaron Crippen holds a Ph.D. in English Literature, an M.F.A. in Creative Writing--Poetry, and an M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction--ESL. He is Barrett Honors faculty and an Instructor teaching First-Year Composition.

480-965-3168
Ross-Blakley Hall 202AB PO Box 871401
Laura Cruser
Instructor

Cruser was born and raised in the mountains of North Carolina. She received an M.F.A. in creative writing from ASU in 2005. She is the co-founder of the Visual Text Project.

480-965-3168
Ross-Blakley Hall 202AB PO Box 871401
Michael Cryer
Instructor

Cryer teaches writing at Arizona State University. His poetry collection, 'Selected Proverbs', won Elixir Press' 2016 Antivenom Poetry Award.

480-965-3535
Ross-Blakley Hall 202AA PO Box 871401
Grad Teaching Assistant
Graduate Teaching Associate
Jonathan Danielson
Instructor; Affiliate Faculty, Creative Writing

Jonathan Danielson is a Writer-at-Large (“Desert Correspondent”) for Feathertale Review, and his work has appeared in Gulf Coast, Juked, Superstition Review, Gravel, Able Muse, The Saturday Evening Post, and elsewhere.

Ross-Blakley Hall 202AC PO Box 871401
Tim Day
Faculty Assoc

Day also serves as director for the Modern Pioneer Film Festival held in Lubbock Texas. He runs a website with regularly posted reviews and also hosts a weekly radio show/podcast about film.

Jacob Day
Graduate Teaching Associate
1102 S McAllister Ave Ross-Blakely Hall 101 BA
Sarah Dean
Instructor

Dr. Sarah Dean is an Instructor in the Department of English. Her main study and teaching areas are Rhetoric and Composition, Business Writing, and American Literature.

480-965-3853
Ross-Blakley Hall 202AA PO Box 871401
Graduate Teaching Associate
1102 S. McAllister Avenue Room 101ab
Grad Teaching Assistant
Natalie Diaz
Maxine and Jonathan Marshall Chair in Modern and Contemporary Poetry, Associate Professor

Diaz was born and raised in the Fort Mojave Indian Village in Needles, California. She is Mojave and an enrolled member of the Gila River Indian Tribe. Her first poetry collection was "When My Brother Was an Aztec."

Ross-Blakley Hall 341 PO Box 871401
Andrea Dickens
Lecturer

Dickens currently teaches a wide variety of Writing Programs classes at ASU-Tempe, including ENG 101, 102, 107, 108, 301, 302 and WAC 107. She specializes in business writing and L2 writing.

480-965-9353
Ross-Blakley Hall 239 PO Box 871401
Aviva Dove-Viebahn
Assistant Professor

Dove-Viebahn's diverse interests include television and new media; gender, race, and representation in popular culture; community formation; and the role of the spectator in our digital age.

480-727-7045
RBHL 368 English Department
Academic Success Advisor
480-727-3133
Shauna Dranetz
Program Manager

Shauna advises undergraduate students in the Department of English and teaches first year success courses. She has a BA English Literature and BA History from ASU, and an MA English Literature from Colorado State University.

480-965-3168
Ross-Blakley Hall 160 PO Box 871401
Jonathan Drnjevic
Instructor

Drnjevic teaches composition in the Department of English. He holds degrees in English and Political Science, English Literature, Finance, and Library Science.

480-965-3535
Norman Dubie
Regents Professor Emeritus

Dubie is the author of more than 20 books. His work has been translated into more than 50 languages. His collection, "The Quotations of Bone," won the 2016 International Griffin Poetry Prize.

480-965-2407
Ross-Blakley Hall 218 PO Box 871401
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Ross-Blakley Hall 101BC PO Box 871401
Sarah Duerden
Principal Lecturer MY

In addition to teaching First-Year Writing, Duerden also enjoys teaching Writing About Literature for nonmajors, which ties into her own interest in contemporary British fiction.

480-727-6097
Ross-Blakley Hall 352 PO Box 871401
Elizabeth Durand
Assistant Professor

Durand's scholarship examines representations of youth of color in young adult literature and how students teachers engage these stories.

000-000-0000
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Faculty Associate

Duttagupta is a writing professional and an Arizona State University alumnus.

Ross-Blakley Hall 101CA PO Box 871401
Karen Dwyer
Principal Lecturer MY

Dwyer is particularly interested in the social influences of how we know what we know, and her research and teaching both reflect that interest.

480-965-8140
Ross-Blakley Hall 226 PO Box 871401
Jessica Early
Director of English Education, Professor

Early is a scholar of English education and secondary literacy. She is the director of English education and the Central Arizona Writing Project at ASU.

480-965-0742
Ross-Blakley Hall 163 PO Box 871401
Lawrence Ellis
Senior Lecturer

Ellis' research interests are in Native American oral traditions, North American verbal and performative lore, and world folklore.

480-965-6139
Ross-Blakley Hall 252 PO Box 871401
Rachel Emling
Grad Teaching Associate
Ross-Blakley Hall 101CB PO Box 871401
Ruben Espinosa
Assoc Professor

Espinosa is the associate director of the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies and specializes in Shakespeare and early modern literature.

Steve Farmer
Principal Lecturer

Farmer's research and teaching interests are focused on 19th century British literature, particularly Victorian fiction.

480-965-7998
Ross-Blakley Hall 352 PO Box 871401
Valerie Fazel
Instructor

Fazel teaches composition and literature (Shakespeare) for the Department of English.

Ross-Blakley Hall 201AA PO Box 871401
Kerry Fine
Instructor

Fine holds a doctorate in English with an emphasis in Literature, Social Justice, and Environment. She is an instructor in ASU's Writing Programs.

480-965-3168
Ross-Blakley Hall 202AB PO Box 871401
Edward Finn
Associate Professor

Finn directs the Center for Science and the Imagination at ASU. He holds a joint appointment in the School of Arts, Media and Engineering and the Department of English.

480-727-0710
Center for Science and the Imagination Suite 102-02
Valerie Finn
Instructor

Born in the former Soviet Union, Valerie Bandura’s collection of poems, "Freak Show" (Black Lawrence Press, 2013) was a 2014 Patterson Poetry Prize Finalist.

Ross-Blakley Hall 202AC PO Box 871401
Grad Teaching Assistant
Sarah Florini
Associate Professor

Florini holds a doctorate in communication and culture from Indiana University. Her research focuses on the intersection of emerging media, Black American cultural production, and racial politics.

Ross-Blakley Hall 247 PO Box 871401
Vanessa Fonseca
Affiliated Faculty

Vanessa Fonseca-Chávez is an Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Assistant Professor of English in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts.

480-727-3881
7271 E Sonoran Arroyo Mall
Chad Fore
Instructor

Fore teaches composition in the Department of English.

Ross-Blakley Hall 201AA PO Box 871401
Courtney Fowler
Instructor

Courtney Isbell Fowler is an instructor for ASU Writing Programs where she teaches a variey of courses including First-Year Composition, Multilingual Composition, and Reflective Writing.

Ross-Blakley Hall 201AA PO Box 871401
Cora Fox
Associate Professor

Fox's current work focuses on the histories of positive emotions and well-being, as well as the role of fictional and cultural narratives in shaping emotion.

480-965-2482
Ross-Blakley Hall 178 PO Box 871401
Samantha Franze
Academic Success Advisor
480-727-3135
1102 S McAllister Avenue Ross-Blakley Hall
Melissa Free
Assistant Professor
Ross-Blakley Hall 150 PO Box 871401
Postdoctoral Res Scholar (ACD)

Galarrita’s research focuses on early modern English drama and travel writing, premodern critical race studies, language and science fiction.

Business Operations Specialist
Grad Teaching Assistant
Elisabeth Gee
Affiliated Faculty

Elisabeth Gee's recent research includes n investigation of game design as a means of promoting design thinking among children and families and a study of Mexican-American families' use of digital media for learning.

480-965-4284
Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College Payne 130
Leila Gholami
Graduate Teaching Associate
Daniel Gilfillan
Affiliated Faculty

Gilfillan has published widely on German and Austrian radio and sound art, and on the history of the radio in Germany as an experimental art medium.

480-965-8245
LL 449C
Bruce Glenn
Instructor

Bruce Glenn teaches rhetoric, business writing, and creative non-fiction in the Department of English.

480-650-5881
Ross-Blakley Hall 201AA PO Box 871401
Michelle Glerum
Graduate Teaching Associate
Maureen Goggin
Professor

Goggin is author, editor, and co-editor of 12 scholarly books and several editions of a textbook and a pedagogical book. She has also published many articles and book chapters within her fields of interest.

480-965-3168
Ross-Blakley Hall 224 PO Box 871401
Peter Goggin
Associate Professor

Goggin's current research includes the study of rhetorics and discourses of sustainability and globalization in oceanic islands.

480-965-7748
Ross-Blakley Hall 343 PO Box 871401
Marinela Golemi
Grad Teaching Assistant
Ross-Blakley Hall 101CB PO Box 871401
Brian Goodman
Assistant Professor

Goodman's research and teaching ranges across several fields, including U.S. literature and culture, human rights, dissident literatures, and Jewish studies.

Ross-Blakley Hall 329 PO Box 871401
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Cecilia Granillo
Instructor

Granillo teaches composition and writes poetry.

Ross-Blakley Hall 203AB PO Box 871401
Instructor
Ross-Blakley Hall 101BA PO Box 871401
Jacob Greene
Assistant Professor

Jacob Greene researches emerging modes of digital and location-based writing.

480-727-7062
Ross-Blakely Hall 126 1102 S. McAllister Ave
Graduate Teaching Associate
Yifan Guo
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Michael Hall
Grad Teaching Assistant
Ross Blakley Hall 1102 S McAllister Ave
Elizabeth Hamm
Instructor

Elizabeth Hamm enjoys her students, reading, writing, knitting, and calligraphy.

Ross-Blakley Hall 202AB PO Box 871401
Soren Hammerschmidt
Instructor

Sören Hammerschmidt teaches 1st-year comp, 2nd-language writing, and developmental writing. His research focuses on 18th-century and Romantic literature, correspondence networks, media culture, portraiture, and authorship.

480-965-3168
Ross-Blakley Hall PO Box 871401
Lisa Han
Assistant Professor

Han's research interests include new media, environmental media and critical infrastructure studies.

RBHL 111 1102 S McAllister Ave
Mark Hannah
Director of Writing, Rhetorics and Literacies; Associate Professor

Mark Hannah's research examines intersections of law, rhetoric, and expertise in complex, multi-disciplinary problem-solving contexts.

480-965-6055
Ross-Blakley Hall 165 PO Box 871401
Grad Teaching Assistant
Ross-Blakley Hall 101BA PO Box 871401
Student Worker II
Richard Hart
Instructor
480-965-3535
Ross-Blakley Hall 203AA PO Box 871401
Grad Teaching Assistant
Ross-Blakley Hall 101AA PO Box 871401
David Hawkes
Professor

Hawkes’ academic specialty is the poetry of John Milton. However, his publications span a variety of fields ranging from Darwinism, zombies and torture to, Chomsky, magic, and McCarthyism.

Ross-Blakley Hall 204 PO Box 871401
Faculty Associate
480-231-1094
PV WEST
Kathleen Hicks
Principal Lecturer, Director of Online Programs
480-727-0884
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL) 151
Denise Hill
Instructor

Hill's scholarly interests include rhetorics of motherhood and inclusive pedagogy.

Ross-Blakley Hall 205AB PO Box 871401
Julia Himberg
Director of Film and Media Studies, Associate Professor

Himberg's research interest include television, digital media, gender, sexuality, queer theory, industry studies, consumer culture, advertising, and market research.

Ross-Blakley Hall 167 PO Box 871401
Adam Hoffman
Instructor

Adam D Hoffman (he/him) is an English instructor for ASU Writing Programs since 2014. He is a PhD candidate in ASU's English Lit program focusing in 20-21st century American Lit, Environmental Humanities, & Animal Studies.

Ross-Blakley Hall PO Box 871401
Cynthia Hogue
Emeritus Professor

Hogue as published seven collections of poetry.Also known for her criticism, she has also published essays on poetry, ranging from that of Emily Dickinson to Kathleen Fraser and Harryette Mullen.

480-965-2826
Ross-Blakley Hall 249 PO Box 871401
Christine Holbo
Director of Assessment, Associate Professor

Holbo studies American literature from the age of sentiment to the modernist era.

Ross-Blakley Hall 253 PO Box 871401
Michael Holladay
Instructor

Michael Holladay is a fiction writer who received his MFA in Creative Writing from ASU. He is currently an Instructor in the English Department where had taught a variety of writing classes.

Ross-Blakley Hall 201AA PO Box 871401
Jonathan Hope
Director of Literature, Professor

Hope's work lives at the intersection of language and literature: using techniques from linguistics to explore literary texts, and literary texts as evidence for the linguistic history of English.

480-965-3168
RBHL 155 Arizona State University
Elizabeth Horan
Professor

A dedicated teacher, Horan has published nine books and more than thirty essays on Latin American and U.S. literature at the intersections of letters and biography, gender, digital humanities and literary translation.

480-965-7300
Ross-Blakley Hall 358 PO Box 871401
Heather Hoyt
Lecturer, Sr

Hoyt teaches a variety of composition and literature courses, with specialties in business writing and Arab-American women's literature.

480-965-3535
Ross-Blakley Hall 205A PO Box 871401
Richelle Hubbell-Hudson
Department HR Specialist Sr

Hubbell-Hudson handles the HR fucntions, Payroll reconciliation, Recruitment, DTA, Academic Personnel and Leaves Management for Department of English faculty, staff and students.

480-965-3770
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
Sarah Hynes
Instructor

Hynes teaches composition for the Department of English at Arizona State University.

Ross-Blakley Hall 203AA PO Box 871401
Grad Teaching Associate
Bradley Irish
Associate Professor

Irish studies the literature and culture of 16th-century England, with a particular focus on the history of emotion.

480-965-4642
Ross-Blakley Hall 227 PO Box 871401
Jennifer Irish
Assistant Professor

Irish's fiction and poetry appears widely in journals and magazines and she is a frequent collaborator on public arts projects.

480-727-9130
Ross-Blakley Hall 122 PO Box 871401
Tara Ison
Professor

Ison is the author of three novels ("The List," "A Child out of Alcatraz," and "Rockaway"), Ball, a short story collection, and a collection of essays, Reeling Through Life: How I Learned to Live, Love, and Die at the Movies.

Ross-Blakley Hall 216 PO Box 871401
Mitchell Jackson
Professor

Recipient of a 2021 Guggenheim fellowship, Jackson won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing for his article about the killing of Ahmaud Arbery.

Sakshi Jain
Grad Teaching Assistant
852-752-6033
Mark James
Associate Professor

Most of James work is with the MA and PhD programs in linguistics and applied linguistics, master's and certificate programs in TESOL, and BA (linguistics major).

480-965-2731
Ross-Blakley Hall 353 PO Box 871401
Kyle Jensen
Director of Writing Programs, Professor

Jensen authored “Reimagining Process: Online Writing Archives and The Future of Writing Studies” (Southern Illinois University Press, 2014)

Erik Johnson
Instructor
Ross-Blakley Hall 205AA PO Box 871401
Instructor
Ross-Blakley Hall 101BB PO Box 871401
George Justice
Professor

Justice is a specialist in 18th century British literature, author and editor of scholarship on the literary marketplace, authorship, and women's writing.

Ross-Blakley Hall 360 PO Box 871401
Grad Teaching Assistant
Amanda Kehrberg
Faculty Assoc

Kehrberg has taught courses for ASU on film, new media, and digital storytelling.

Graduate Teaching Associate
Jared Klemp
Instructor

Jared Klemp is a Writing Programs Instructor and scholar studying experiments with character in 20th-century British and Irish modernist fiction.

Ross-Blakley Hall 203AB PO Box 871401
Daniela Kostadinovska
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Ross-Blakley Hall 202 AA PO Box 871401
William Kruger
Instructor
Ross-Blakley Hall 203AB PO Box 871401
Karen Kuo
Affiliated Faculty

Kuo's teaching and research interests include Asian American film and literature, film studies, 20th-century American literature, film theory, immigrant literature, postcolonial theory and cultural studies.

480-965-9121
Wilson 358
SUM/WTR Faculty Teaching
Ross-Blakley Hall 101BA PO Box 871401
Kenneth Ladenburg
Instructor

Kenneth Ladenburg holds a PhD in Writing, Rhetorics, and Literacies from Arizona State University. His research focuses on the rhetoric of Race, Racism, Racist Discourse, Composition Theory, and Contemporary Rhetorical Theory

Kathleen Lamp
Associate Professor

Lamp's primary research interest is in the history of rhetoric, specifically Roman rhetoric. She is the area director of WRL and the past president of the American Society for the History Rhetoric.

480-965-3796
Ross-Blakley Hall 161 PO Box 871401
Kristen Larue
Director of Communications, Marketing/Communications Specialist Sr.

LaRue-Sandler manages public relations and outreach for the ASU Department of English. Current responsibilities include strategic communications, event publicity and logistics support, and development and alumni relations.

480-965-7611
Ross-Blakley Hall 170G PO Box 871401
Peter Lehman
Emeritus Professor

Lehman is the director of the Center for Film, Media and Popular Culture at ASU.

480-727-9866
Ross-Blakley Hall 255 PO Box 871401
Karen Leong
Affiliated Faculty

In Leong's research, teaching, and community engagement, she explores overlapping and mutually reinforcing discourses of gender, race, class, and nation, and advantage and disadvantage in U.S. society.

480-965-6936
West Hall 225
Neal Lester
Professor

Lester's specialization is African American literary and cultural studies.

480-727-7030
250 East Lemon Street Discovery Hall, Suite 112
Grad Teaching Assistant
Instructor
Ross-Blakley Hall 101CA PO Box 871401
Lorinda Liggins
Business Operations Manager
480-727-3445
Ross-Blakley Hall 156 PO Box 871401
Alberto Lima
Faculty Assoc

Lima teaches linguistics and composition in the Department of English.

Ross-Blakley Hall 1102 S. McAllister Ave, Room 170, Tempe, AZ
Joe Lockard
Associate Professor

Lockard founded the Prison English project (now the Prison Education Program) and continues to teach a weekly poetry workshop at Florence State Prison.

480-727-6096
Ross-Blakley Hall 345 PO Box 871401
Elenore Long
Director of Graduate Studies, Professor

Long's scholarship draws on a wide array of rhetorical methods to test the limits and potential of day-to-day democracy under contemporary conditions

480-965-3197
Ross-Blakley Hall 243 PO Box 871401
Devoney Looser
Regents Professor

Devoney Looser is an internationally recognized scholar of British women’s writings, the history of the novel, and Jane Austen. The author or editor of nine books, she is a Guggenheim Fellow and an NEH Public Scholar.

480-965-3925
Ross-Blakley Hall 372 PO Box 871401
Grad Teaching Assistant
Elizabeth Lowry
Lecturer
480-727-3134
Ross-Blakley Hall 146 PO Box 871401
Sheila Luna
Senior Program Manager
480-965-3194
Ross-Blakley Hall 125 PO Box 871401
Mark Lussier
Emeritus Professor

Lussier specializes in European Romanticism, and his research has explored the relation of literature and art with religion and science. Recent work focuses on medical humanities.

480-965-3168
Ross-Blakley Hall 357 PO Box 871401
Ruby Macksoud
Director of Internships, Instructional Professional
480-965-7659
Ross-Blakley Hall 129 PO Box 871401
Edward Mallot
Associate Professor

Mallot researches postwar British literature, postcolonial studies, gender and sexuality studies, and contemporary global/Anglophone literature, and contemporary South Asian literatures in English.

480-965-2568
Ross-Blakley Hall 231 PO Box 871401
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Heather Maring
Associate Professor

Maring explores the way that early English poems draw upon oral, literary, and ritual forms of signification for their meaning.

480-965-3744
Ross-Blakley Hall 347 PO Box 871401
Instructor
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Michelle Martinez
Instructor

Martinez is an instructor for in the Film and Media Studies program at ASU..

Ross-Blakley Hall 205AA PO Box 871401
Bootsie Martinez R.
Grad Teaching Assistant
Ross-Blakley Hall 101BB PO Box 871401
Aya Matsuda
Associate Chair, Professor

Matsuda is Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics. Her research interests include the use of English as an international language and the pedagogical implications of the global spread of English.

480-965-7504
Ross-Blakley Hall 159 PO Box 871401
Paul Matsuda
Professor

Matsuda's research centers around second language writing, a transdisciplinary field of inquiry that integrate theoretical and methodological insights from both language studies and writing studies.

480-965-6356
Ross-Blakley Hall 153 PO Box 871401
Bruce Matsunaga
Director of Digital Technology, Associate Research Professional

Matsunaga holds a PhD in English Literature with an emphasis in British Romanticism and Digital Humanities. He is the Director of Digital Technology, Graduate Faculty, and an Academic Professional.

480-965-3884
Ross-Blakley Hall 138 PO Box 871401
T. McNally
Professor

T. M. McNally is the author of six works of fiction. His most recent book, finalist for the Pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction, is a collection of stories—"The Gateway."

480-965-6251
Ross-Blakley Hall 157 PO Box 871401
Jeremy Meyer
Instructor

Meyer's current research has focused in Contemporary British political life and culture as a mirror of historical aspects of 20th century British socioeconomic situations.

480-965-3208
Ross-Blakley Hall 205AB PO Box 871401
Keith Miller
Professor

In his research, Miller mainly focuses on the rhetoric and songs of the civil rights movement.

480-965-7893
Ross-Blakley Hall 208 PO Box 871401
Crystine Miller
Faculty Assoc

Miller is a faculty associate in the Department of English.

Shawn Mitchell
Faculty Associate

Shawn P. Mitchell is an award-winning film editor teaching for the Film and Media Studies department while completing his doctorate in Writing, Rhetoric and Literacies.

Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Stacey Moran
Asst Professor

Moran's current research investigates how methods in the physical sciences provide a foothold for thinking about the materiality of knowledge production in feminist theory and practice.

Katherine Morrissey
Assistant Professor

Morrissey research focuses on representations of female desire across popular culture, production networks, and the impacts of digitization on creative communities.

Kristen Mowery
Instructor

Mowery's main research interests are Border and Island Studies.

Ross-Blakley Hall 203AB PO Box 871401
Grad Teaching Assistant
Patricia Murphy
Principal Lecturer MY

Patricia Colleen Murphy is the winner of the 2019 Press 53 Poetry Prize for Bully Love, and the 2016 May Swenson Poetry Award for Hemming Flames. She founded Superstition Review and teaches at Arizona State University.

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Lynette Myles
Lecturer

Myles is the author of "African American Women's Narratives of Enslavement: Beyond Borders" and co-editor of "Sapphire's Literary Breakthrough."

480-965-1540
Ross-Blakley Hall 328 PO Box 871401
Ryan Naughton
Instructor

Dr. Ryan Naughton is an English Instructor and a medievalist. He has extensive experience teaching composition, linguistics, and literature. He studies knighthood and chivalry in medieval romances.

480-965-3168
Ross-Blakley Hall 202AB PO Box 871401
Distinguished Professor of Practice
Richard Newhauser
Professor

Newhauser has a doctorate in English, with an emphasis on Medieval studies. His areas of research interest include the moral tradition in intellectual history and sensory studies (sensology).

480-965-8139
Ross-Blakley Hall 251 PO Box 871401
Susan Nguyen
Graduate Teaching Assistant
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Graduate Teaching Associate
Tina Norgren
Office Asst/Receptionist Sr
480-965-3224
Ross-Blakley Hall 130 PO Box 871401
Abigail Oakley
Instructor

Completed her PhD in Writing, Rhetorics, and Literacies in May of 2019.

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Professor of Practice
Ana Hedberg Olenina
Faculty Associate

Olenina specializes in Russian literature and visual culture, as well as media theory with an emphasis on performance and embodied spectatorship.

480-965-3873
ASU School of International Letters and Cultures Durham Language and Literature Building, LL 404-E
Instructor
Ross-Blakley Hall 203AB PO Box 871401
Jeanne Olson
Instructor

Olson holds a doctorate in English studies from ASU's Department of English. She has been an instructor in ASU's Writing Programs since 1996, focusing on First-Year Composition.

541-602-6257
Ross-Blakley Hall 202AB PO Box 871401
Ileana Orlich
Affiliated Faculty

Orlich is a well-known speaker in China, South Korea, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Canada, Italy, France, Spain, the UK, and Romania on cultural, political and gender relations, nationalism and ethnic conflict.

480-965-4658
LL 645B
Simon Ortiz
Emeritus Professor

Ortiz's publications in poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, essay, and children's literature reflect his literary perspective across a range of varied, active engagement in contemporary Indigenous life and literature.

480-965-7999
DURHAM LANGUAGE & LITERATURE
Don Ownsby
Instructor

Ownsby teaches composition in the Department of English.

480-965-3535
Ross-Blakley Hall 202AA PO Box 871401
Graduate Teaching Associate
Ross-Blakley Hall 101BA PO Box 871401
Editor Asst. to the Director
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Tyler Peterson
Assistant Professor

Peterson's work focuses on the documentation, revitalization, and maintenance of endangered Indigenous languages, primarily in the Southwest, Canada, and Oceania.

480-727-9127
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL) Room 235 1102 S. McAllister Avenue
Justin Petropoulos
Program Manager, Creative Writing
Gionni Ponce
Program Coordinator
Cheryl Price-McKell
Grad Teaching Assistant
Ross-Blakley Hall 101AA PO Box 871401
Matthew Prior
Director of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Associate Professor

Prior holds a doctorate in second language acquisition. He teaches courses in applied linguistics, qualitative methods, discourse analysis and pragmatics, sociolinguistics, second language acquisition, and TESOL.

480-727-0905
Ross-Blakley Hall 258 PO Box 871401
Kathryn Pruitt
Assistant Professor

Pruitt's research is in the field of phonological theory and focuses primarily on the typological modeling of linguistic stress patterns.

480-965-7592
Ross-Blakley Hall 245 PO Box 871401
Henry Quintero
Assistant Professor

Quintero teaches literature for the Department of English and is the editor of RED INK.

480-965-3853
Ross-Blakley Hall 335 PO Box 871401
Krista Ratcliffe
Professor

Ratcliffe's research focuses on intersections of rhetoric, feminist theory, and critical race studies.

Ross-Blakley Hall 170E PO Box 871401
Grad Teaching Assistant
Angelita Reyes
Professor Emerita

An award-winning author, scholar-teacher, and consultant, Reyes is a distinct voice in today's national and global arena of new approaches for social and organizational transformation.

480-965-4399
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Olivia Rines
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Ross-Blakley Hall 101CC PO Box 871401
Alberto Rios
Piper Center Director and University Professor

Ríos’s latest collection of poems is Not Go Away Is My Name (Copper Canyon Press). A National Book Award finalist, he is Arizona’s inaugural poet laureate and a recent chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.

480-965-3800
Ross-Blakley Hall 220 PO Box 871401
Emily Robinson
Grad Teaching Assistant

A Texas native, Emily is currently a graduate student in the Writing, Rhetoric, and Literacies program. Her primary research interests include the rhetoric of space and place, identity, and rhetorical deliberation.

Shirley Rose
Professor

Shirley Rose's research focuses on writing program administration, archival research methods, and writing across the lifespan. She directed ASU Writing Programs in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences from 2009 to 2019.

480-727-9866
Ross-Blakley Hall 255 PO Box 871401
Sam Ruckman
Instructor

Ruckman has been teaching various writing courses at ASU since 2007. In 2016, Ruckman also started teaching with the Prison Education Program.

Ross-Blakley Hall 203AB PO Box 871401
Bradley Ryner
Associate Professor

Ryner's teaching interests include Shakespeare and Renaissance drama; British literature to 1700; drama as a genre; literary theory and cultural studies.

480-965-1140
Ross-Blakley Hall 170C PO Box 871401
Grad Teaching Assistant
Claudia Sadowski-Smith
Professor

Sadowski-Smith works in border and migration studies. She has published "The New Immigrant Whiteness: Race, Neoliberalism, and Post-Soviet Migration to the United States," "Border Fictions," and "Globalization on the Line."

480-965-7660
Ross-Blakley Hall 206 PO Box 871401
Christina Saidy
Associate Professor

Saidy's research focuses on writing and writing transitions with secondary students, teachers in professional development groups, and students entering college.

Ross-Blakley Hall 222 PO Box 871401
Kevin Sandler
Associate Professor

Sandler has published in a wide number of anthologies and journals including Cinema Journal, Animation Journal, and The Velvet Light Trap.

480-727-3920
Ross-Blakley Hall 333 PO Box 871401
Ryuichi Sato
Grad Teaching Assistant
Ross-Blakley Hall 101CC PO Box 871401
Madeline Sayet
Clinical Asst Professor

Sayet is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of English and member of the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

Winslow Schmelling
Grad Teaching Assistant
Andrea Severson
Instructor

Severson is a feminism and material culture scholar and writing instructor.

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Grad Teaching Associate
Assistant Professor

Sharif has received fellowships from the Lannan Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts and poetry prizes from Princeton University and The Rona Jaffe Foundation.

Lynette Shaw-Smith
Instructor

Shaw-Smith teaches WAC 107, ENG 17, and ENG 108. Shaw-Smith has many years of experience teaching International students at all ages and all levels.

Ross-Blakley Hall 205AA PO Box 871401
Daeun Shin
Grad Teaching Associate
Michael Simeone
Affiliated Faculty

Simeone researches multidisciplinary data science, post-cybernetic culture and technology, analysis of human-technology networks, data visualization, and data-driven collaborations.

217-377-0850
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Virginia Simmon
Faculty Associate

Simmon received a master's in English from Northern Arizona University and a master's of education in curriculum and teaching from the University of Toledo.

480-965-3535
Ross-Blakley Hall 101CA PO Box 871401
Assoc Professor

Sinclair has received a Whiting Award, the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Metcalf Award and the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry, among other honors.

Bryan Smith
Professor

Smith teaches a wide selection of courses in areas within applied linguistics. His research focuses on computer-assisted language learning.

Ross-Blakley Hall 351 PO Box 871401
Rachel Sondgeroth
Program Coordinator, Project Humanities
480-965-6137
Brittany Sourjohn
Asst to Chair
480-965-5624
PO Box 871401 Ross-Blakley Hall
Lupco Spasovski
Faculty Assoc

Spasovski's research and scholarly interests focus on pragmatics, phonology, sociolinguistics, intercultural communication, second-language acquisition, and ESL.

480-965-3535
Ross-Blakley Hall 101 PO Box 871401
Kiley Spillers
Business Operations Specialist
480-727-3943
Paulette Stevenson
Instructor

Stevenson is an instructor teaching composition in the Department of English at ASU.

Ross-Blakley Hall 205AA PO Box 871401
Robert Sturges
Professor

Sturges' teaching and research interests include medieval literature (especially Chaucer), the Bible as literature, critical theory, gender studies, lesbian/gay/queer studies, and opera.

480-965-4861
Ross-Blakley Hall 260 PO Box 871401
Linda Sullivan
Associate Director, Academic Services

Linda Sullivan is the Associate Director of Academic Services for the Department of English. She has over 25 years of experience in higher education, having spent the last 21 years at ASU.

480-965-3168
Ross-Blakley Hall 170A PO Box 871401
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Dana Tait
Lecturer Sr

Tait studies 19th century British literature. She also teaches composition courses, including 100- and 200-level academic, analytical and reflective writing.

480-965-8355
Ross-Blakley Hall 205A PO Box 871401
Dawn Thacker
Faculty Associate
480-965-3853
Ross-Blakley Hall 101BC PO Box 871401
Adelheid Thieme
Principal Lecturer

Thieme's main teaching interests are technical and business writing. She is the Associate Director of Writing Programs.

480-965-2810
Ross-Blakley Hall 123 PO Box 871401
Ayanna Thompson
Center Director & Regents Professor

Ayanna Thompson is a Regents Professor of English at Arizona State University, and the Director of the Arizona Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies (ACMRS).

480-965-5982
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Laura Tohe
Professor Emerita

Tohe has written and co-authored five books. She is the Navajo Nation Poet Laureate for 2015-2019.

480-965-5553
Ross-Blakley Hall 235 PO Box 871401
Program Manager
480-965-0015
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Cynthia Tompkins
Affiliated Faculty

Tompkins specializes in Latin American literature and cultural production, theory and film. She leads the new online Spanish Translation Certificate and runs a very successful summer abroad program in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

480-727-7275
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Elly Van Gelderen
Regents Professor

Elly van Gelderen is a syntactician interested in language change. Her work shows how regular syntactic change (grammaticalization and the linguistic cycle) provides insight in the Faculty of Language.

480-965-3535
Ross-Blakley Hall 327 PO Box 871401
Lecturer

Vasquez work has focused on confluences of melancholy and masculinity throughout a range of American genre film from the silent period into the first decades of the 21st century.

Emeritus Professor

Voaden's areas of specialization includes the writings of medieval women visionaries, hagiography, and late-14th century English literature.

Kara Von Holten
Academic Success Advs Coord
Suzanne Wachman
Program Manager, Film and Media Studies
Doris Warriner
Associate Chair, Professor

Warriner is a linguistic anthropologist of education who uses ethnographic methods to examine the educational, social, political, economic, and ideological dimensions of immigration and transnationalism.

480-727-6967
Ross-Blakley Hall 170D PO Box 871401
Jennifer Waters
Instructor

Waters teaches composition in the Department of English at ASU.

480-965-3535
Ross-Blakley Hall 203AA PO Box 871401
Faculty Associate
Patricia Webb
Associate Professor

Boyd teaches undergraduate courses in writing, as well as the graduate seminars: Composition Theory and Compostion and Feminism.

480-965-2503
Ross-Blakley Hall 331 PO Box 871401
Adam Webb
Instructor

Webb's research interests include first-year writing, rhetoric, service-learning, technology, and multimodality.

Ross-Blakley Hall 202AB PO Box 871401
Peter Wegner
Instructor

Wegner teaches composition for the Department of English at ASU and is the web-editor of Yucca Press.

480-965-3535
Ross-Blakley Hall 202AA PO Box 871401
Cornelia Wells
Lecturer Sr

Trained as a scholar, Wells negotiates the world through memoir and fiction, as Cornelia Wells, and poetry, as Corri Elizabeth.

602-717-2235
Ross-Blakley Hall 226 PO Box 871401
Jacqueline Wheeler
Emeritus Faculty

Wheeler's research interests include the history of rhetoric and environmental rhetoric.

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Julianne White
Instructor

Although Julianne White really loves all of the literature of the British Victorian and Modern periods, she is especially devoted to the poetry of Yeats and the idea of metaphor.

480-965-3168
Ross-Blakley Hall 202AA PO Box 871401
Colleen Wilkowski
Grad Teaching Assistant
Ross-Blakley Hall 101AA PO Box 871401
Heidi Willers
Grad Teaching Assistant
Kyle Wilson
Instructional Professnl (FSC)

Wilson teaches composition and is the Indigenous rhetoric coordinator in the Department of English.

480-965-3535
Ross-Blakley Hall 205AB PO Box 871401
Michael Winans
Grad Teaching Associate
Ross-Blakley Hall 101BA PO Box 871401
Ivan Wolfe
Instructor

Wolfe teaches composition in the Department of English at Arizona State University.

Ross-Blakley Hall 203AB PO Box 871401
Savannah Woodworth
Graduate Teaching Associate
Emily Zarka
Faculty Associate

Emily Zarka holds a Ph.D. in British Romantic Literature and her research examines human history as monster history. In addition to teaching classes at ASU, Zarka is the writer and host of Monstrum for PBS Digital Studios.

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