Faculty and Staff Profiles



Amy Acosta Amy Acosta

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 311

 Phone: 985/549-5760



 Alysia CatanzaroAlysia Catanzaro Anderson

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 204

Phone: 985/549-3082



David Armand David Armand

 Title: Assistant Professor and Writer-in-Residence

 Location: Cardinal Newman 402

 Phone: 985/549-2499


Areas of Expertise: Contemporary American literature and creative writing.



Anne Babson

 Anne Babson

 Title: Instructor

 LocationCardinal Newman 102

 Phone: 985/549-5786



Dr. Jack Bedell Jack Bedell, Ph.D.

 Title: Professor and Graduate Coordinator of Creative Writing

 Location: Mims Hall 213/215

 Phone: 985/549-5022


Areas of Expertise: Modern and contemporary literature and creative writing.


Michelle Bellavia Michelle Bellavia

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 309

 Phone: 985/549-5755



Brett Bisceglia

 Brett Bisceglia

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 212

 Phone: 985/549-2413

 Email: brett.bisceglia@southeastern.edu


botsford Heather Botsford

 Title: Instructor 

 Location:Cardinal Newman 108

 Phone: 985/549-5328



Dr. Reine Bouton Reine Bouton, Ph.D.

 Title: Associate Professor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 112

 Phone: 985/549-3767


Areas of Expertise: Modern American and British literature, travel writing, Southern literature, composition and rhetoric, and Eudora Welty.


femail image Cheryl Breaux

 Title: Instructor and Coordinator of English Early Start Program

 Location: Cardinal Newman 109

 Phone: 985/549-5784

Email: cbreaux@southeastern.edu


 Suzzanne CallowaySuzzanne (Beth) Calloway, Ph.D.

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Fayard 329C

 Phone: 985/549-2530


Areas of Expertise: Composition and rhetoric, early American literature.


Dr. C. Denelle Cowart C. Denelle Cowart, Ph.D.

 Title: Assistant Professor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 309

 Phone: 985/549-2044


Areas of Expertise: Irish and modern British literature.


Bruce Craft

 Bruce Craft

 Title: Instructor

 Office: Fayard 355E

Email:  bruce.craft@southeastern.edu

Areas of Expertise:  20th/21st Century American Literature, Southern Literature and Culture, Grit Lit, Theory and Criticism, Critical Animal Studies, Derrida, Cixous, and the Intersection of Literature and Philosophy.


Sherri Craig Sherri Craig

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 109

 Phone: 985/549-5787

 Email: sherri.craig@southeastern.edu 


Nicole Dos Ramos-Schulter Nicole DosRamos-Schulter

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 102

 Phone: 985/549-5762


 Areas of Expertise: Composition and American literature.



Dr. Thomas Fick Thomas Fick, Ph.D.

 Title: Professor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 210

 Phone: 985/549-2104


Areas of expertise: American literature, literature of race, women's literature


Dr. Gina Filo Gina Filo, Ph.D.

 Title: Assistant Professor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 303

 Phone: 985/549-5477

 Email: gina.filo@southeastern.edu 


Dr. Joel Fredell Joel Fredell, Ph.D.

 Title: Professor and Graduate Coordinator of Publishing Studies

 Location: Cardinal Newman 101

 Phone: 985/549-2113


Areas of Expertise: Middle English, manuscript studies, Arthurian studies, digital humanities, and history of the book.



R Fredrick

 Randall Frederick

 Title: Lecturer

 Location: Cardinal Newman 310

 Phone: 985/549-5781

 Email: randall.frederick@southeastern.edu


Samuel Fuller

 Samuel Jackson Fuller, Ph.D

 Title: Assistant Professor

 Location:Cardinal Newman 210

 Phone: 985/549-5902

Email: samuel.fuller@southeastern.edu 


Chris Genre Chris Genre

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 205

 Phone: 985/549-3122


Areas of Expertise: Composition and science fiction literature.



Dr. George Gibson George Gibson, Ph.D.

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Fayard 329E

 Phone: 985/549-3211


Areas of Expertise: British and Irish Modernism, Celtic mythology, and James Joyce.



Dr. Eva gold Eva Gold, Ph.D.

 Title: Professor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 303

 Phone: 985/549-5768



Brandon Guidry

 Brandon Guidry

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 307

 Phone: 985/549-2114

Email: brandon.guidry@southeastern.edu


Dr. David Hanson

 David Hanson, Ph.D.

 Title: Professor and Department Head

 Location: Student Union 2208

 Phone: 985/549-2100


Areas of Expertise: Nineteenth century British literature and nonfictional prose, literature and the visual arts, digital humanities, textual scholarship, and Ruskin studies.



Rebecca Hite Rebecca Hite

 Title: Instructor and Director of General Studies

 Location: DVIC 352

 Phone: 985/549-5025


Areas of Expertise: English literature and composition.


Chris Genre Jason Kirker

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 306

 Phone: 985/549-3207

 Email: jason.kirker@southeastern.edu


Emmanuel Kuada

 Emmanuel Kuada, Ph.D.

Title: Instructor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 304

 Phone: 985/549-5783

 Email: emmanuel.kuada@southeastern.edu


Dr. Jason Landrum Jason Landrum, Ph.D.

 Title: Professor and Coordinator of the Southeastern Writing Center

 Location: Cardinal Newman 403

 Phone: 985/549-2074

 Email: jason.landrum@southeastern.edu 

Areas of Expertise: Film studies, critical theory, and American literature.



Dr. Christine Mitchell April Lenoir, Ph.D.

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 401

 Phone: 985/549-5763



Dr. Richard Louth

 Richard Louth, Ph.D.

 Title: Professor and Director of Southeastern Louisiana Writing Project

 Location: Cardinal Newman 212

 Phone: 985/549-2102


Areas of Expertise: Writing and the teaching of writing, composition and rhetoric, technical writing, creative writing, living writers, Southern Literature: Louisiana literature, Southern short story, and William Faulkner.



Tsung-Che Lu Tsung-Che (Nick) Lu, Ph.D.

Title: Instructor

 LocationCardinal Newman 310

 Phone: 985/549-5767


Areas of Expertise: World, Anglophone, Asian literatures, literary theory, theory of New Left, theory of the nation, and globalization studies.


Alexander Manzoni

 Alexander Manzoni

Title: Instructor

 LocationFayard 329B

 Phone: 985/549-3975

 Email: alexander.manzoni@selu.edu


S. Alan Marsh Sean Alan Marsh

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Fayard 329D

 Phone: 985/549-2870



Christina McBride

 Kristina McBride

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Fayard 359B

 Phone: 985/549-2458

Email: kristina.mcbride@southeastern.edu


Dr. Christine Mitchell Christine Mitchell, Ph.D.

 Title: Associate Professor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 110

 Phone: 985/549-5785


Areas of Expertise: Professional writing, rhetoric, composition, and ESL.


Dr. Kenneth Mitchell Kenneth Mitchell, Ph.D.

 Title: Associate Professor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 110

 Phone: 985/549-5766

 Email: kenneth.mitchell@southeastern.edu 

Areas of Expertise: Professional writing, British romantic poetry, and composition.


Dr. Lisa Moody Lisa Moody, Ph.D.

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 311

 Phone: 985/549-3106

 Email: lisa.moody@southeastern.edu 

Areas of Expertise: Nineteenth-century American and British literature.



Thomas Parrie

 Thomas Parrie

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 205

 Phone: 985/549-5778

 Email: thomas.parrie@southeastern.edu

Alison Pelegrin Alison Pelegrin

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 209

 Phone: 985/549-2358


Areas of Expertise: Composition and rhetoric, American literature, and creative writing (poetry).


Leilya Petrie Leilya Pitre, Ph.D.

 Title: Assistant Professor and Coordinator of English Education

 Location: Cardinal Newman 209

 Phone: 985/549-3383



Dr. Ziba Rashidian Ziba Rashidian, Ph.D.

 Title: Associate Professor and Coordinator of English Graduate Studies

 Location: Cardinal Newman 202

 Phone: 985/549-5780


Areas of Expertise: Animal studies, comparative literature, critical theory, globalization, and modernism.


Ernestine Rashun-Williams

 Ernestine Rashun-Williams

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 101

 Phone: 985/549-2383

Email: ernestine.rashun-williams@southeastern.edu 


Ashley Reed-Waller

 Ashley Reed-Waller

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Fayard 355B

 Phone: 985/549-5111



Elizabeth Rollins

 Elizabeth Rollins  

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Fayard 355A

 Phone: 985/549-5136

 Email: elizabeth.rollins@southeastern.edu

 Areas of Expertise: Professional editing, magazine development and design, curriculum development, literary theory and criticism.


Dr. Paul Sawyer

 Paul Sawyer, Ph.D.

 Title: Professor and Graduate Coordinator of Professional Writing

 Location: Cardinal Newman 302

 Phone: 985/549-5759


Areas of Expertise: Technical writing, online instruction, document design, visible rhetoric, and composition.


Dr. Sarah Schillage Sarah Schillage-Truxillo, Ed.D.

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 404

 Phone: 985/549-5026

 Email: sschillage@southeastern.edu


Karen Shields

 Karen Shields

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 108

 Phone: 985/549-2591

 Email: karen.shields@southeastern.edu


Christa Shively Christa Shively

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Fayard 329F

 Phone: 985/549-2271



Dr. Jayetta Slawson Jayetta Slawson, Ph.D.

 Title: Associate Professor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 302

 Phone: 985/549-5024


Areas of Expertise: Performance studies, including human events in social and cultural settings; and performativity in writing, speech, expressive actions, gender, and identity constructions.



Alexandra Waters

 Alexandra Waters

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Fayard 329A

 Phone: 985/549-5770



Chris Genre Daniel Webre, Ph.D.

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 304

 Phone: 985/549-5765

 Email: daniel.webre@southeastern.edu


John Wilson

 John Mark Wilson

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Cardinal Newman 312

 Phone: 985/549-2419

 Email: john.wilson-6@southeastern.edu

Areas of Expertise: Remediation, experimental 21st century literature, media studies, memory studies, and trauma theory.



Chris Genre Nancy Wohl

 Title: Instructor

 Location: Fayard 360B

 Phone: 985/549-5779

 Email: nancy.wohl@southeastern.edu