Current Faculty

John Melillo

John J Melillo

Associate Professor with Tenure

  • Poetics and Music
  • Modern and contemporary literature
  • Literary and cultural theory

Thomas P Miller


Modern Languages 365

Susan Miller-Cochran

Executive Director of General Education


  • Writing program administration
  • Technologically mediated learning and writing
  • Second language writing

Catrina Mitchum


Interim Assistant Director of Online-Writing Program

Dave Mondy

David Mondy


  • Sports Writing/Travel Writing/Memoir
  • Mixing Text and Image
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Gerald C Monsman


Modern Languages 367
Ander Monson

Ander Monson


  • Creative nonfiction
  • Fiction
  • Poetry
Modern Languages 429
Manuel Munoz

Manuel Muñoz

Associate Professor

Modern Languages 484

Joseph A. Nardinelli

Senior Lecturer

Tenney Nathanson


  • Modern and contemporary poetry and poetics
  • American poetry
  • Zen and American poetry
pearmain stephanie

Stephanie R. Pearmain

Career Track Assistant Professor

Coordinator, Undergraduate English Internships

  • Children’s literature
  • Young adult literature
  • Publishing

Cristina D Ramírez

Program Director, RCTE

Associate Professor

Acting Department Head, Fall 2021

D.R. Ransdell

Diane R Ransdell

Professor of Practice, Career Track

  • Foundations writing
  • Second-language acquisition
  • Mystery/contemporary novels
nataly reed

Nataly Reed

Senior Lecturer

  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Social justice
  • Visual Arts
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Jonathon Reinhardt

Jonathon S Reinhardt


Program Director, EAL

  • Teaching English as a second language
  • Computer-assisted language learning
  • Digital game-based language learning

Shelley Rodrigo

Senior Director, Writing Program

Associate Writing Specialist and Associate Professor

  • Professional development & mentoring
  • Online & technologically mediated learning
  • Writing program administration
Jamey Rogers

Jamey Rogers

Senior Lecturer

Modern Languages 380
Scott Selisker

Scott Selisker

Associate Professor

Associate Head

  • U.S. literature and Culture since 1945
  • Science technology and society (STS)
  • Science fiction
aurelie sheehan

Aurelie Sheehan

Department Head

  • Novels and short stories
  • Flash fiction and prose poetry
  • Cross-genre writing
ann shivers-mcnair

Ann Shivers-McNair

Assistant Professor

Director, Professional and Technical Writing

  • Technical and professional communication
  • User experience (UX)
  • Qualitative research methods