Applied Project Directors

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Students in the MA English Online program will produce a project under the supervision of an Applied Project Director (Chair). Students will choose their Applied Project Director by reaching out to a professor they took an ENG/LIN class with and receive permission from them to chair their project or from any faculty member from the list below. 

For more information on the Applied Project for the MA English Online Program, see the MA English Online Handbook.


Karen Adams

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

Ross-Blakley Hall 156 PO Box 871401
Cajsa Baldini
Director of Online Programs, Clinical Associate Professor

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

Ross-Blakley Hall 148 PO Box 871401
Dan Bivona

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.

Ross-Blakley Hall 212 PO Box 871401
Patricia Boyd
Associate Professor

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

Ross-Blakley Hall 331 PO Box 871401
Ronald Broglio

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
Gregory Castle

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.

Ross-Blakley Hall 262 PO Box 871401
Taylor Corse
Associate Professor

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

Ross-Blakley Hall 339 PO Box 871401
Steve Farmer
Principal Lecturer

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

Ross-Blakley Hall 352 PO Box 871401
Elizabeth Horan

Horan has published eight books and more than thirty essays on Latin American and U.S. literature, featuring the intersections of letters and biography, gender, and literary translation.

Ross-Blakley Hall 358 PO Box 871401
Kathleen Lamp
Director of Writing, Rhetorics and Literacies; 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.

Ross-Blakley Hall 161 PO Box 871401
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.

Ross-Blakley Hall 345 PO Box 871401
Elenore Long
Director of Graduate Studies, Associate 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

Ross-Blakley Hall 243 PO Box 871401
Devoney Looser
Foundation 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 NEH Public Scholar.

Ross-Blakley Hall 372 PO Box 871401
Mark Lussier

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.

Ross-Blakley Hall 357 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.

Ross-Blakley Hall 231 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.

Ross-Blakley Hall 138 PO Box 871401
Keith Miller

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

Ross-Blakley Hall 208 PO Box 871401