Montana State University

Department of English Graduate Program Faculty

Agruss, David, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Cornell University
Victorian Literature and Culture, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, Queer Theory

Bennett, Robert, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Postmodern Culture, Urban Studies, and American Studies

Branch, Kirk, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Washington
Composition, Rhetorical Theory, Literacy Theory, Pedagogy

Downs, Doug. Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Utah
Writing Studies, Writing in the Disciplines, Research Pedagogy

Gaines, Philip, Department Chair
Ph.D., University of Washington
Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Composition

Karell, Linda K., Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Rochester
Western American Literature, Literary Theory, Authorship Studies

Kollin, Susan, Professor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
20th & 21st Century American Literature, Western American Literature & Film, Environmental Humanities

Lansverk, Marvin, Professor
Ph.D., University of Washington
Eighteenth-Century British Literature

Miley, Michelle, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Houston
Writing Center Theory, Writing across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines, Teacher Research

Minton, Gretchen, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of British Columbia
Shakespeare and Early Modern Drama, the English Reformation and Renaissance, Christian Late Antiquity, Drama, Textual Editing

Morgan, Gwendolyn A., Professor
Ph.D., University of South Florida
Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Literature & Languages, Popular Culture

Petrone, Robert, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Michigan State University
English Education, Sociocultural Literacy and Learning, (Youth) Cultural Studies

Ryan, Kathleen, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Feminist Rhetorics; Rhetoric, Composition Theory, and Pedagogy

Thomas, Amy M., Associate Professor
Ph.D., Duke University
Nineteenth-Century American Literature, History of the Book

Wynhoff Olsen, Allison, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Education: Teaching and Learning/Adolescent, Post-Secondary and Community Literacies



Updated: 01/06/2014