Faculty Members

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Aurelie Sheehan
Department Head, English
Email: asheehan@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-9917
Office: M LNG 445

Aurelie Sheehan is the author of three short story collections, Demigods on Speedway (University of Arizona Press 2014), Jewelry Box: A Collection of Histories (BOA Editions, Ltd. 2013), and Jack Kerouac Is Pregnant (Dalkey Archive Press 1994), as well...
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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 Atlantic...
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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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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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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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Mary Bell
Lecturer
Email: mebell@email.arizona.edu
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Kate Bernheimer
Associate Professor, English
Email: kbernheimer@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: ML 445

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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Dev Bose
Assistant Director, Writing Program and Assistant Professor, English
Email: bose@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
FAX: (520) 621-7537
Office: ML 359

Dev Bose is currently the Assistant Director of Online Writing and Accessibility of the Writing Program where he has multiple roles, including preceptor for 1st-year GTAs, faculty advisor for Difference and Inequality, and assistant programmer of online writing initiatives. ...
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Sean Bottai
Assistant Director, Writing Program
Email: bottai@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-0769
FAX: (520) 621-7537
Office: Modern Languages 374

Sean Bottai has taught in the Writing Program as a Lecturer since 2007. He holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Florida, Gainesville (2007). He's a winner of the Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation’s Henfield Prize for his fiction. He is currently an Assistant...
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Susan Briante
Associate Professor, Creative Writing and Literature
Email: sbriante@email.arizona.edu
Office: MLNG 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...
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Stephanie J Brown
Lecturer
Email: stephbrown@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
FAX: (520) 621-7537
Office: Modern Languages 476

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. Her current book project, ...
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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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Thaddeus Camp
Lecturer
Email: tcamp@email.arizona.edu
Office: Pink Hotel
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Maritza E Cardenas
Associate Professor, English
Email: mcardena@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
FAX: mcardena@email.arizona.edu
Office: 469 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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Bryan Carter
AFFILIATE FACULTY - Associate Professor
Email: bryancarter@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-0110
Office: Learning Services Building 242

Dr. Bryan Carter received his Ph.D. at the University of Missouri-Columbia and is an Assistant Professor in Africana Studies, specializing in African American literature of the 20th Century with a primary focus on the Harlem Renaissance and a secondary emphasis on...
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Kevin Cassell
Lecturer
Email: kcassell@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-1836
FAX: 520-621-7397
Office: Santa Rita House (1219 N. Santa Rita-formerly Middle Eastern Studies)

Kevin Cassell teaches courses in both Foundations Writing and the Professional and Technical Writing Program. He holds a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Technical Communication from Michigan Technological University, an MA in English (Composition & American Literature) from Northeastern University,...
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Justin Chrestman
Lecturer
Email: jchrestman@email.arizona.edu
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Stacey Cochran
Faculty
Email: cochranwrites@email.arizona.edu
Office: ML 380

Stacey Cochran's novels include the award-winning, bestselling Eddie & Sunny (optioned for film by Gunnison Galaxy LLC), The Loneliest, Claws, and ...
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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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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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Lewis Daniel DeJong
Lecturer
Email: ldejong@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
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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 books are the poetry collection Stairway to Heaven (Penguin 2016) and Death Valley: Painted Light, a collaboration with photographer Stephen Strom (George F. Thomson 2016). The essay collection ...
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Carol R Ekstrom
Lecturer
Email: cekstrom@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
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Amy Fatzinger
Affiliate Faculty
Email: fatzinge@ais.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-8440
Office: Harvill, Room 235B

Amy Fatzinger, Ph.D. (American Indian Studies, University of Arizona, 2008) is an Associate Professor in American Indian Studies.  She currently serves as the Director of Undergraduate Studies for AIS and as the Associate Curator for the University of Arizona's American Indian Film Gallery (...
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Krista Ferguson
Lecturer
Email: kristaferguson@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
FAX: (520) 621-7397
Office: 1515 E First Street, Room 12

Krista Ferguson holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and an M.A. in English from Northern Arizona University. 


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Peter Figler
Lecturer
Email: pfigler@email.arizona.edu
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Jeremy J Frey
Senior 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 recent selection as Faculty Advisor for UA's all-women a capella group Dolce Voces, Frey currently serves as a Senator in Faculty Senate and on the Career Track Ad Hoc and Student Affairs Policy committees....
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Emma Gomez
Lecturer
Email: emmagomez79@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: M LNG 445
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Rafael Eduardo Gonzalez
Lecturer
Email: regonzalez3@email.arizona
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: Pink Hotel
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Jean N Goodrich
Senior Lecturer
Email: jgoodric@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: ML 380; Modern Languages 445 (sign ledger, leave work in basket)
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Kindall L Gray
Lecturer
Email: kindallg@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: Pink Hotel
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Nicholas Barlow Halsey
Lecturer
Email: nhalsey@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
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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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Kristen Hoggatt-Abader
Lecturer
Email: khoggattabader@email.arizona.edu
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Ryan Humphrey
Lecturer
Email: chomsky@email.arizona.edu
Office: Pink Hotel
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Paul Hurh
Director of Undergraduate Studies & Associate Professor
Email: jphurh@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-5241
Office: Modern Languages 445

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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Julie Iromuanya
Assistant Professor
Email: jiromuanya@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: Modern Languages (ML) 432

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...
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Jennifer Jenkins
Professor, English, Film, Archival Studies
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 at the University of Arizona. Publications on literature include essays in ESQ, The Henry James...
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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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Hayriye Kayi-Aydar
Assistant Professor
Email: hkaydar@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
FAX: (520) 621-7537
Office: ML 445

Hayriye Kayi-Aydar teaches courses for English undergraduate, MAESL graduate, and SLAT PhD graduate students. Her research works with discourse, narrative, and English as a...
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Frederick P Kiefer
Professor, English & University Distinguished Professor
Email: fkiefer@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-7398
Office: 467 Modern Languages Bldg
Frederick Kiefer is University Distinguished Professor at the University of Arizona in Tucson, where he teaches Elizabethan and Jacobean drama. He earned his B.A. in English at Loyola College, Maryland, and his M.A. and Ph.D. at Harvard University. He is the author of English Drama from “...
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Amy Kimme Hea
Associate Dean for Instruction, SBS & Associate Professor, RCTE
Email: kimmehea@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1112
Office: Douglass 200W

Amy C. Kimme Hea is Associate Dean for Instruction in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. In this role, Dr. Kimme Hea is responsible for curriculum review and assessment, student enrollment management, student recruitment and retention, undergraduate advising, and student engagement....
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Samantha Kirby
Lecturer
Email: samkm@email.arizona.edu
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Marcia Klotz
Assistant Professor
Email: mklotz@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-1836
Office: MLNG 459

Marcia Klotz received her Ph.D. From Stanford University in 1994.  Since then, she has taught at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, the University of California at Irvine,  and Portland State University before coming to the University of Arizona in 2013.  She teaches a wide variety of...
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Alan Thomas Kohler
Assistant Professor
Email: alankohler@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
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Jonathan Laguardia
Lecturer
Email: jlaguard@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
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Manya Lempert
Assistant Professor, English
Email: mlempert@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
FAX: (520) 621-7397
Office: ML 423

Manya Lempert is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Arizona. She received her B.A. in English and French from Stanford University and her Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Berkeley. She...
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Adela C Licona
Associate Professor, English & Interim Director, UA Institute for LGBT Studies
Email: aclicona@email.arizona.edu
Office: 482 Modern Languages Bldg and Institute for LGBT Studies
Adela C. Licona, Associate Professor of English and Vice Chair of the Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory graduate minor, is affiliated faculty in Gender and Women’s Studies, Institute of the Environment, and Mexican American Studies at the University of Arizona.
 
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Kristin L Little
Lecturer
Email: kll@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-7582
Office: ML 380

Kristin Little received bachelor’s degrees in English and Italian from the University of Arizona in 2007; previously, she received a BFA in Theatre Production.  After a career in aviation as a flight instructor, she decided to return to school and earn master’s...
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Aimee C Mapes
Assistant Director, Writing Program and Assistant Professor, English
Email: acmapes@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-3553
Office: 460 Modern Languages Bldg

Aimee Mapes holds a Ph.D. in Language, Literacy, and Culture with a cognate in Rhetoric from the University of Iowa and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Duke University’s Thompson Writing Program. She is currently the Assistant Director of the Writing Program...
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Melani Martinez
Lecturer
Email: melanimartinez@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
FAX: (520) 621-7537

Melani Martinez was born and raised in Tucson, AZ.  After completing a BA in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona, Melani attended Goucher College's low-residency program for an MFA in Creative Nonfiction.   She is the recipient of Fourth Genre's 1st Place...
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Lauren Camille Mason
Assistant Professor
Email: lmason@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: 445 Modern Languages Bldg

Lauren Camille Mason received her PhD in English from Michigan State University (Go Spartans!).  Her research interests include visual culture, urbanism, and globalism in contemporary novels and films.  She is currently working on a book-length project that examines photographic...
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Farid Matuk
Associate Professor, English
Email: matuk@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836

Farid Matuk is the author of the poetry collections This Isa Nice Neighborhood (Letter Machine) and The Real Horse (University of Arizona Press), and of several chapbooks including My Daughter La Chola (Ahsahta) and from Don't Call It Reginald Denny (Society...
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Alison F McCabe
Lecturer
Email: afm@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: Main Library, Room B539

Alison McCabe is a Lecturer of English with the UA's Writing Program. She received her MFA in Creative Writing (emphasis in Fiction) and MA in Counseling from the University of Arizona. Since 2011, Alison has contributed to the Dept. of English as a Lecturer, Faculty Supervisor, and New Start...
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Maureen A McHugh
Lecturer
Email: mmchugh@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: Modern Languages 380
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George T McLoof
Lecturer
Email: gmcloof@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: ML 344
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Lee Medovoi
Professor, English
Email: medovoi@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-9917
Office: 471 Modern Languages Bldg

Lee Medovoi is a Professor 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 former...
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John J Melillo
Assistant Professor, English
Email: johnmelillo@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: Online only

John Melillo is an assistant professor. He received his Ph.D. in English and American Literature from New York University in 2010. John was an ACLS New Faculty Fellow at the University of Arizona from the fall of 2011 to the spring of 2013. His book project, ...
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Claire Meuschke
Lecturer
Email: cmeushcke@email.arizona.edu
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Thomas P Miller
Associate Provost, Faculty Affairs
Email: tpm@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-0202
Office: 501 Administration Bldg

Thomas P. Miller is Professor of English and Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs. He has won awards for teaching, mentoring graduate students, and leadership on diversity issues.  He has published five books and over fifty scholarly articles, chapters, and reviews on...
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Susan Miller-Cochran
Professor of English and Director of the Writing Program
Email: millercochran@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: 445 Modern Languages Bldg

Susan Miller-Cochran is professor of English and Director of the Writing Program at the University of Arizona. She teaches undergraduate courses in rhetoric and composition and graduate courses in the doctoral program in...
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David Mondy
Lecturer
Email: dmondy@email.arizona.edu
Office: Pink Hotel
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Gerald C Monsman
Professor, English
Email: monsman@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-6157
Office: 367 Modern Languages Bldg

Gerald Monsman is Professor and former Head of the Department, where he specializes in nineteenth-century British and Anglo-African literature. Previously as Professor at Duke University he had been a John Simon Guggenheim Fellow and, while part of the Duke program...
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Ander Monson
Associate Professor, English; Director, MFA Program in Creative Writing
Email: ander@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-7405
Office: MLNG 429

Ander Monson is the author of six published books of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry (The Available World, Letter to a Future Lover, Neck Deep and Other Predicaments, Other Electricities, Vacationland, Vanishing Point), with two forthcoming (The Gnome Stories and I Will...
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Manuel Muñoz
Associate Professor, English
Email: munozm@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-0775
Office: ML 484

Manuel Muñoz received his BA in English and American Literature and Language from Harvard College in 1994 and an MFA in Creative Writing from Cornell University in 1998, where he was mentored by the Chicana writer Helena María Viramontes.  He is a first-generation college graduate and is often...
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Joseph A Nardinelli
Lecturer
Email: ajosef35@email.arizona.edu
Office: Modern Languages 334
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Tenney Nathanson
Professor, English
Email: nathanso@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1091
FAX: (520) 621-7397 (attn: Tenney Nathanson)
Office: 482 Modern Languages Bldg

Tenney Nathanson (PhD, Columbia University) teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in American poetry, poetics, and close reading. His critical book Whitman's Presence: Body, Voice, and Writing in Leaves of Grass was published by New York University Press in...
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Carol A Nowotny-Young
Assistant Professor NTE
Email: can@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-7407
Office: 361 Modern Languages Bldg

Teaching of Composition, Supervision of Graduate Assistants/Associates in the Teaching of Composition 


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Stephanie R Pearmain
Lecturer & Director of Undergraduate English Internships
Email: pearmain@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-3287
Office: 433 Modern Languages Bldg

Stephanie Pearmain received an MFA in Creative Writing for Children and Young Adults from Hollins University and a BA in Religious Studies and History from the University of Arizona. She has worked in the English Department at UA since 2001 where she currently teaches courses in...
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Homer B. Pettey
Professor, Film and Comparative Literature
Email: petteyh@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-0778
Office: 442 Modern Languages Bldg

Homer B. Pettey serves as the General/Founding Editor for three scholarly book series.  Global Film Studios and International Film Stars are current series for Edinburgh University Press.  Global Film Directors is a new series for Rutgers University Press.  He is also...
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Seemin Raina
Lecturer
Email: sraina@email.arizona.edu
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Cristina D Ramirez
Associate Professor, English
Email: cristinaramirez@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: 386 Modern Languages Bldg

Cristina Devereaux Ramírez, associate professor, is the Program Director for the Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English (RCTE) graduate program in the Department of English at the University of Arizona. She is the author of the article “Forging a Mestiza Rhetoric: Mexican Women...
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Diane R Ransdell
Assistant Professor NTE
Email: ransdell@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-3986
Office: 361 Modern Languages Bldg

Dr. D.R. Ransdell teaches composition courses for the Writing Program. She holds a B.A. in Spanish, a Master's in ESL, and a doctorate in Rhetoric and Composition. Her specialty is second-language composition. She also teaches for the Arizona in Italy Program in Orvieto, Italy. 


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Suresh Somnath Raval
Professor, English
Email: sraval@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-7403
Office: 440 Modern Languages Bldg

Suresh Raval's interests include modern British fiction, Anglophone post-colonial fiction, literary theory, postcolonial studies, and globalization and literary studies represent my areas of teaching and research. Some of...
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Nataly Reed
Lecturer
Email: reedn@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: 1515 E 1st St, rm 10

Nataly Reed teaches Foundations Writing courses. She earned her Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She has been teaching English – academic composition and language acquisition – since 1999 in various settings, including high school in...
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Jonathon S Reinhardt
Associate Professor, English & Director of EAL
Email: jonrein@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: 478 Modern Languages Bldg

Jon Reinhardt teaches courses for English undergraduate, MAESL graduate, and SLAT PhD graduate students, primarily focused on teaching languages with technology, sociolinguistics, and teaching English as a foreign language. His research interests lie in the...
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Ruth M Reiniche
Lecturer
Email: reiniche@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: Pink Hotel
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Shelley Rodrigo
Associate Director Writing Program, Online Writing
Email: rrodrigo@email.arizona.edu
Office: ML 452

Rochelle (Shelley) Rodrigo is Associate Director Writing Program, Online Writing, and Associate Professor in Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English (RCTE) in the Department of English at the University of Arizona. She researches how “newer” technologies better facilitate...
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Jamey Rogers
Lecturer
Email: jameyrogers@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
FAX: (520) 621-7537
Office: 'Pink Hotel' (1515 E. 1st Street, Bldg. 12: between Cherry and Vine)

Jamey Rogers has taught Foundations Writing and Technical & Business Writing courses as a Lecturer at the University of Arizona since 2014. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business/Economics from Pitzer College and a master’s degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other...
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Judd Ruggill
AFFILIATE FACULTY - Associate Professor
Email: jruggill@email.arizona.edu

Judd Ruggill joined the University of Arizona in 2016 as part of the Computational Media Cluster initiative. He is an Associate Professor and Department Head of Public and Applied Humanities, and an affiliate faculty member of the Department of English, the School of Information, the School of...
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Sean J Rys
Lecturer
Email: srys@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: ML 344
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Aisha Sabatini Sloan
Guest Lecturer, English
Email: sloana@email.arizona.edu

Aisha Sabatini Sloan was born and raised in Los Angeles. Her writing about race and current events is often coupled with analysis of art, film and pop culture. She studied English Literature at Carleton College and went on to earn an MA in Cultural Studies and Studio Art from the Gallatin School...
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Charles W Scruggs
University Distinguished Professor
Email: scruggs@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-3527
Office: 332 Modern Languages Bldg

Charles Scruggs is a professor of American literature at the University of Arizona. He is the author of The Sage in Harlem: H.L. Mencken and the Black Writers of the 1920s (Johns Hopkins UP, 1984) and Sweet Home: Invisible Cities in the Afro-American Novel (Johns Hopkins UP,...
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Scott Selisker
Associate Professor
Email: selisker@email.arizona.edu
Office: 470 Modern Languages Bldg

Scott Selisker's research and teaching focus on post-WWII U.S. literature, with emphases on science and technology studies and the digital humanities. He received his PhD in English at the University of Virginia in 2010 and taught at Macalester College and UCSB (as an ACLS New Faculty...
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Maria Serrano Lopez
Adjunct Lecturer
Email: serranolopez@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-1836
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Charles E Sherry
Associate Professor, English
Email: csherry@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-6214
Office: 421 Modern Languages Bldg
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Ann Shivers-McNair
Assistant Professor and Director of Professional and Technical Writing
Email: shiversmcnair@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-1836
FAX: 520-621-7397
Office: Modern Languages 445

Ann Shivers-McNair is Assistant Professor and Director of Professional and Technical Writing in the Department of English and Affiliated Faculty in the School of...
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Johanna Skibsrud
Assistant Professor
Email: jskibsrud@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: 430 Modern Languages Bldg

Johanna Skibsrud is an Assistant Professor with a special interest in modern poetry and philosophy and critical theory. She completed her PhD from the University of Montreal in 2012 with a dissertation on the poetry of Wallace Stevens, and was awarded a Social Sciences and...
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Joel E R Smith
Career-Track Lecturer
Email: jersmith@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-7582
Office: Mod Lang 380

Joel Smith teaches Foundations Writing, as well as Technical, Business, and Creative Writing. He also serves on the College of SBS Faculty Advisory Committee. To find him on the internet, please visit parishcomic.com. His debut graphic novel...
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Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan
Assistant Professor
Email: rtsrinivasan@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-1836
FAX: 520-621-7397
Office: Modern Languages 427

Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan joins the University of Arizona as an Assistant Professor of English. She holds a B.A. in Literature from Duke University and a Ph.D. in Rhetoric with an emphasis in Women, Gender, and Sexuality from the University of California, Berkeley. Trained as an...
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Erik St Mark
Lecturer
Email: estmark@email.arizona.edu
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Shelley Staples
Associate Professor
Email: slstaples@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
FAX: (520) 621-7537
Office: Modern Languages 445

Shelley Staples (PhD in Applied Linguistics, Northern Arizona University, 2014) teaches courses in the undergraduate English program, MA in ESL program, and Second Language Acquisition and Teaching PhD program. Her research focuses on the use of corpus-based discourse analysis (...
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Christine Tardy
Professor, English, Associate Director, Writing Program, & Associate Professor, SLAT/Teaching-GIDP
Email: ctardy@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-3553
Office: 462 Modern Languages Bldg

Christine Tardy teaches courses in the undergraduate English program, MA-TESL program, and SLAT PhD program. Her research focuses on the areas of second language writing, genre and discourse studies, English for Academic Purposes (EAP)/Writing in the Disciplines (...
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TC MD Tolbert
Lecturer
Email: tctolbert@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836

TC Tolbert often identifies as a trans and genderqueer feminist, collaborator, dancer, and poet but really s/he’s just a human in love with humans doing human things. The author of Gephyromania (Ahsahta Press 2014), Conditions/Conditioning (a...
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Norman E Toso
Assistant Professor NTE
Email: netoso@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: 326 Modern Languages Bldg

Erec is the author of a memoir, Zero at the Bone: Re-Writing Life After a Snakebite, numerous essays and poems, and has edited three editions of Rain Shadow, a literary magazine for prison writers. He has also edited the Student's Guide to First-Year Composition. He...
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Stephanie Troutman
Assistant Professor
Email: troutmans@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: 426 Modern Languages

Dr. Stephanie Troutman is a Black feminist scholar and first-generation college student. An advanced junior faculty member, she joins the RCTE program as Assistant Professor of Emerging Literacies. A former high school and middle grades public school teacher, Stephanie is a scholar-activist who...
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Franci A Washburn
Associate Professor, American Indian Studies
Email: washburn@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-8581
Office: Harvill 214

Franci Washburn holds a BA with a double major in English/Spanish; an MA in English (Creative Writing, Fiction) and a Ph.D. in American Studies with an emphasis in Cultural Studies, all from the University of New Mexico. Her dissertation, Beauty of Sound and Meaning...
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Lisa Wells
Lecturer
Email: lisawells@email.arizona.edu
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Susan M White
Professor, English
Email: swhite@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-7404
Office: 378 Modern Languages Bldg
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Thomas S Willard
Professor, English
Email: willard@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1154
Office: 494 Modern Languages Bldg

Thomas Willard has been at the University of Arizona since 1978. He teaches late medieval and early modern literature, Shakespeare, literary analysis and research, comparative literature.


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Dennis Wise
Lecturer
Email: dwwise@email.arizona.edu
Office: Santa Rita
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Kirk Wisland
Lecturer
Email: wisland@email.arizona.edu
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Jesseka Z Zeleike
Lecturer
Email: jzz@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
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Lynda M Zwinger
Professor, English; Director of the Graduate Literature Program; Director of Graduate Studies
Email: lyndaz@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-7401
Office: 431 Modern Languages Bldg
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