Graduate Faculty in English


David Armand, Assistant Professor, Writer-in-Residence, M.A., Southeastern Louisiana Univeristy: Creative Writing and Contemporary American Literature 

Jack B. Bedell, Professor, Ph.D., University of Louisiana at Lafayette: Creative Writing, Poetry

Reine Bouton, Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi: Modern American
and British Literature, Travel Writing, Southern Literature, Composition and Rhetoric,
Eudora Welty

Claire Denelle Cowart, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook: 20th Century
British Literature, Irish Literature, Victorian Literature, 17th Century Literature,
Detective Fiction, Literature and Film

Gina Filo, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Oregon: Early Modern Literature, Gender
and Sexuality Studies

Samuel J. Fuller, Assistant Professor, PhD, Clemson University: Rhetorics, Communication, Information
Design, and Publishing Studies

David C. Hanson, Professor, Ph.D., University of Chicago: Nineteenth-Century British Literature,
Bibliography and Textual Criticism

Jason Landrum, Professor, Ph.D., Oklahoma State University: Film Studies, Critical Theory, and
Contemporary Literature

Alison Pelegrin, Instructor, M.F.A., University of Arkansas: Creative Writing, Poetry

Leilya A. Pitre, Assistant Professor, Ph. D., Louisiana State University: Curriculum and Instruction,
English Education, Teacher Preparation, Young Adult and Multicultural Literature

Christopher D. Queen, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of California – Riverside: Middle English Literature,
Manuscript Studies, Queer Theory, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Ziba Rashidian, Associate Professor, Ph.D., State University of New York, Buffalo: Critical Theory,
Animal Studies, Post-Colonialism and Comparative Modernism, Poetry and Poetics

Paul Sawyer, Professor, Ph.D., Illinois State University: Technical Writing