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

Shelley Rodrigo

Senior Director, Writing Program

Associate Writing Specialist and Associate Professor

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


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Lauren Camille Mason

Assistant Professor

Director, Graduate Studies

Director, Graduate Literature

Modern Languages 474
Manuel Munoz

Manuel Muñoz

Director, MFA Program in Creative Writing

Associate Professor

Modern Languages 484

Cristina D Ramírez

Program Director, RCTE

Associate Professor

Jonathon Reinhardt

Jonathon S Reinhardt


Program Director, EAL

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