Zack Bean, Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Houston

Writing Fiction, Personal Essays, Creative Writing Pedagogy

Robert Bennett, Professor

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Postmodern Culture, Urban Studies, and American Studies

Kirk Branch, Professor and Department Chair

Ph.D., University of Washington
Composition, Rhetorical Theory, Literacy Theory, Pedagogy

Doug Downs, Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of Utah
Writing Studies, Writing in the Disciplines, Research Pedagogy

Alex Harmon, Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Cornell University

20th and 21st century Native American literature, film, and material culture, federal Indian law, private property and public lands in the US, The Western

Rebecca Jones, Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of North Carolina -- Greensboro

Rhetoric, Writing, and Argumentation Studies

Linda K. Karell, Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of Rochester
Western American Literature, Literary Theory, Authorship Studies

Susan Kollin, Professor

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

Marvin Lansverk, Professor

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

Michelle Miley, Associate Professor

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

Gretchen Minton, Professor

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

Kathleen Ryan, Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of North Carolina -- Greensboro
Feminist Rhetorics; Rhetoric, Composition Theory, and Pedagogy

Beth Shirley, Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Utah State University

Science Communication, Rural Communities, Technical and Professional Communication and Rhetoric

Amy M. Thomas, Associate Professor

Ph.D., Duke University
Nineteenth-Century American Literature, History of the Book

Allison Wynhoff Olsen, Associate Professor

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