Department Head

aurelie sheehan

Aurelie Sheehan

Department Head

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

Senior Director of Writing Program

Shelley Rodrigo

Senior Director, Writing Program

Associate Writing Specialist and Associate Professor

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


susan briante

Susan Briante

Director, MFA Program in Creative Writing


  • Poetry and creative nonfiction
  • Documentary studies
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Lauren Camille Mason

Assistant Professor

Director, Graduate Literature

Director, Graduate Literature

Modern Languages 474

Cristina D Ramírez

Program Director, RCTE

Associate Professor

Jonathon S Reinhardt

Professor, English and Second Language Acquisition and Teaching

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

Scott Selisker

Associate Professor

Associate Head

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

Dennis Wise


Director, Undergraduate Studies