Faculty Members

Program
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Lee Medovoi
Department Head, English
Email: medovoi@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-9917
Office: 445 Modern Languages Bldg

Lee Medovoi is a Professor and Head of the Department of English at the University of Arizona.  A graduate of the Ph.D. program in Modern Thought and Literature at Stanford University, he was the founding director of the Portland Center for Public Humanities and a...
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Literature
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Matthew Abraham
Professor
Email: mabraham1@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-0775
Office: 486 Modern Languages Bldg

Matthew Abraham is Professor of English, specializing in Rhetoric and Composition and the Teaching of English. His publications have appeared in JAC: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Rhetoric, Culture, and PoliticsCultural CritiqueSouth...
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RCTE, SCCT
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Susan H Aiken
Professor Emerita
Email: sha@email.arizona.edu

Susan Hardy Aiken (Ph.D., Duke University), University Distinguished Professor, teaches and writes about nineteenth- and twentieth-century British and American literature and culture, gender studies, and poetry. A founding member of the University of Arizona Women’s...
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Literature
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Daniel F Cooper Alarcon
Associate Professor, English
Email: dfcooper@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-7394
Office: 490 Modern Languages Bldg

Daniel Cooper Alarcon is dedicated to both research and teaching. Some of his additional interests include studies of travel, tourism, and migration; Latino/Latina literatures; American literature.


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Literature
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Dwight Atkinson
Professor
Email: dwightatki@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: 445 Modern Languages Bldg

Dwight Atkinson is an applied linguist and second language educator who specializes in writing, qualitative research approaches, and second language acquisition. Current projects include developing a “sociocognitive” approach to second language acquisition and research on the...
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Applied Linguistics
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Damián P Baca
Associate Professor
Email: damian@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-7216
Office: 434 Modern Languages Bldg

Damián Baca (PhD, Syracuse University) is author of Mestiz@ Scripts, Digital Migrations, and the Territories of Writing (Palgrave Macmillan), lead editor of Rhetorics of the Americas: 3114BCE to 2012CE (Palgrave Macmillan), and has published in ...
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RCTE, SCCT
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Carl T Berkhout
Professor, Emeritus
Email: ctb@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: 459 Modern Languages Bldg
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Literature
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Kate Bernheimer
Associate Professor, English
Email: kbernheimer@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836

Kate Bernheimer’s most recent book is Office at Night, a novella co-authored with Laird Hunt (Finalist, Shirley Jackson Awards). It was published by Coffee House Press and co-commissioned by The Walker Art Center. She also is the author of two story collections, How a Mother Weaned Her Girl from...
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Creative Writing
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Susan Briante
Associate Professor, Creative Writing and Literature
Email: sbriante@email.arizona.edu
Office: M LNG 336

Susan Briante’s most recent book The Market Wonders (Ahsahta Press) was a finalist for the National Poetry Series. The Kenyon Review calls it “masterful at every turn.” She is also the author of the poetry collections Pioneers in the Study of Motion and Utopia...
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Creative Writing, Literature
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David Sterling Brown
Assistant Professor
Email: davidsbrown@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-0771
FAX: (520) 621-7397
Office: ML474

David Sterling Brown is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at the University of Arizona (U of A) where he teaches Shakespeare and early modern English literature. In addition to being a member of Phi Beta Kappa and a 2016-2018 Duke University...
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Literature
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Stephanie Brown
Lecturer, English
Email: stephbrown@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
FAX: (520) 621-7537
Office: Modern Languages 445

Dr. Stephanie Brown is a lecturer in the University of Arizona English Department and an affiliated faculty member of Gender and Women's Studies. She received her PhD in English literature from the University of Virginia in 2012, where her dissertation The...
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Literature
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Meg L Brown
Professor, English
Email: mlbrown@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-7393
Office: 492 Modern Languages Bldg
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Literature
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Anne Browning-Aiken
Lecturer, English
Email: browning@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-7582
Office: CCIT-236

Anne Browning-Aiken holds a Ph.D. degree in cultural anthropology with an emphasis on Latin America from The University of Arizona (UA), a master’s degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a B.A. from Northwestern University. She also has additional training...
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Writing Program
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Maritza E Cardenas
Assistant Professor, English
Email: mcardena@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
FAX: mcardena@email.arizona.edu
Office: 328 Modern Languages Bldg

Maritza Cardenas is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Arizona. She received her doctorate and masters degree from the University of Michigan in the program of American Culture, and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California in Comparative Literature....
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English Department, Graduate Studies, SCCT
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Christopher A Cokinos
Associate Professor, English
Email: cokinos@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: Tuesday afternoons and by appointment

Christopher Cokinos is the author of three books of literary nonfiction: Hope Is the Thing with Feathers: A Personal Chronicle of Vanished Birds (Tarcher/Penguin); The Fallen Sky: An Intimate History of Shooting Stars (Tarcher/Penguin); and Bodies, of the Holocene (Truman). In 2016, the...
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Creative Writing, SCCT
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Roger Dahood
Professor, English
Email: rdahood@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1920
Office: 465 Modern Languages Bldg

Roger Dahood's  pubpublications include The Avowing of King Arthur: A Critical Edition (1984; rpt Routledge, 2014); Ancrene Riwle:...
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Literature
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Alison H Deming
Professor, English
Email: ademing@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-0799
Office: M LNG 438

Alison Hawthorne Deming was born and grew up in Connecticut. Her most recent book is Zoologies: On Animals and the Human Spirit published by Milkweed Editions in 2014. Two poetry books will be out in...
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Creative Writing
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Edgar A Dryden
Professor, Emeritus
Email: edryden@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: 367 Modern Languages Bldg
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Literature
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William Epstein
Professor, English
Email: wepstein@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-5954
Office: 432 Modern Languages Bldg

Professor Epstein has a B.A. in English from Dartmouth College and an M.A. and PhD. in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. His publications include the first book-length biography of the 18th-century British novelist John Cleland (Columbia...
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Literature
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Lawrence J Evers
Professor, English
Email: levers@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-3416
Office: 365 Modern Languages Bldg

Larry Evers is a professor in the Literature Program.  He received his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and was a post-doctoral fellow in Anthropology at the University of Chicago.   Founding editor of Sun Tracks: an American Indian Literary Series published by the...
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Literature
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Jeremy J Frey
Lecturer, English
Email: freybaby@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: ML 380

In addition to his 2013 Lecturer of the Year award and current service on Faculty Senate's Non-Tenure Track Task Force, Frey sometimes gets to play bad people doing bad things in short and feature films. While rehabilitating worn out vintage and antique Tucson homes, Frey also studies personal...
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Writing Program
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Jeremy Godfrey
Assistant Professor
Email: godfreyj@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
FAX: (520) 621-7537
Office: Modern Languages 445
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Jean N Goodrich
Lecturer, English
Email: jgoodric@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-7582
Office: CCIT-236
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English Department, Writing Program
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Keith Harms
Assistant Professor NTE
Email: keithharms@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
FAX: (520) 621-7537
Office: Modern Languages 445
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Brent Hendricks
Lecturer
Email: brenthendricks@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
FAX: (520) 621-7537
Office: Modern Languages 445

Brent Hendricks is the author of the nonfiction book, A Long Day at the End of the World (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013), which Joy Williams has called: “Astonishing and unclassifiable, personal and apocalyptical, mystical and mythical . . . beautifully written and explosively...
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Jerrold E Hogle
Professor, English
Email: hogle@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1840
Office: 342 Modern Languages Bldg

Dr. Jerrold E. (Jerry) Hoglewhose Ph.D. is from Harvard University (where he won the Howard Mumford Jones Thesis Prize), is Professor and University Distinguished Professor in the University of Arizona’s Department of English.   The winner of...
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Literature, SCCT
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Paul Hurh
Associate Professor, English
Email: jphurh@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-5241
Office: 427 Modern Languages Bldg

Paul Hurh’s research and teaching is primarily in the field of nineteenth-century American literature.  His work has focused on questions of literary aesthetics, philosophy, and intellectual history.   His book, American Terror: The Feeling of Thinking in...
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Literature, SCCT
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Julie Iromuanya
Assistant Professor
Email: jiromuanya@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836

Julie Iromuanya is an assistant professor in fiction, and the author of Mr. and Mrs. Doctor (Coffee House Press), a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award, the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Award for...
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Creative Writing
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Jennifer Jenkins
Associate Professor, English
Email: jenkinsj@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-0774
Office: 461 Modern Languages Bldg

Jennifer Jenkins works at the intersections of literature, film, and archives, teaching in both the English department and the iSchool. Publications on literature include essays in ESQ, The Henry James Review, Twentieth Century...
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SCCT, Literature
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Fenton Johnson
Professor
Email: fjohnson@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-7392

Fenton Johnson is the author of three novels, The Man Who Loved Birds, forthcoming in February 2016, as well as Crossing the River and Scissors, Paper, Rock, each to be reissued in February 2016.  He is also the author of Geography of the Heart:  A Memoir and...
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Creative Writing

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