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Michael W Adams

Associate Professor, University Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor

adameve@austin.utexas.edu  |  CAL 316

Education   

Ph.D., 1973, The University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  Legal writing; history of Western thought; the Bible as literature; the modern short story; the modern American novel.

James B Ayres

Shakespeare at Winedale Regents Professor and University Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus

Education   

Ph.D., 1964, Ohio State University
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Samuel Baker

Associate Professor

sebaker@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8389  |  CAL 308

Education   

Ph.D., 2001, University of Chicago
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Janine Barchas

Professor

barchas@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8379  |  CAL 209

Education   

Ph.D., 1995, University of Chicago

Interests

  Eighteenth-century literature and culture; digital humanities; the British novel; book history; textual studies; Jane Austen; early fiction by women.

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Jeffrey Barnouw

Professor Emeritus

barnouw@mail.utexas.edu

Education   

Ph.D., 1969, Yale University

Interests

  Literature and philosophy; literature and music; history of critical theory and rhetoric; the Enlightenment.

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J.K. Barret

Assistant Professor

jkbarret@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8390  |  CAL 310

Education   

Ph.D., 2008, Princeton University

Interests

  Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century literature; the Renaissance future; time; literature and the visual arts; early modern legal theory; classical reception; narrative.

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Phillip J Barrish

Tony Hilfer Professor of American and British Literature

pbarrish@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-7840  |  PAR 130

Education   

Ph.D., 1991, Cornell University

Interests

  American literature 1870-1930; medicine and literature; gender studies; "masculinity" as a cultural construction; whiteness studies; relationship between literature and liberalism.

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Chad Bennett

Assistant Professor

chad.bennett@utexas.edu  |  PAR 319

Education   

Ph.D., 2011, Cornell University
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Betsy A Berry

Senior Lecturer

bbarama@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8385  |  CAL 306

Education   

Ph.D., 1994, University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  Poetry; the short story; the British novel.

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Lance Bertelsen

Professor

lberte@utexas.edu  |  512-471-8769  |  PAR 314

Education   

Ph.D., 1979, University of Washington

Interests

  Eighteenth-century British literature and culture; representations of World War II.

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Daniel J Birkholz

Associate Professor

birkholz@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8807  |  PAR 225

Education   

Ph.D., 1999, University of Minnesota
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Mary E Blockley

Professor

blockley@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8362  |  PAR 320

Education   

Ph.D., 1984, Yale University

Interests

  Old English language and literature; history of the English language; medieval manuscripts; Germanic philology.

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Brian A Bremen

Associate Professor

bremen@uts.cc.utexas.edu  |  512-471-7842  |  PAR 127

Education   

Ph.D., 1989, Princeton University

Interests

  American literature; modernism; the digital humanities; writers of the Harlem Renaissance; literary theory.

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Douglas S Bruster

Professor

bruster@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-3635  |  PAR 220

Education   

Ph.D., 1990, Harvard University

Interests

  Shakespeare; drama; Renaissance literature; film; theory.

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Jerome F Bump

Professor

bump@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8747  |  PAR 132

Education   

Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley

Interests

  Gerard Manley Hopkins; Alice books; Victorian literature; literature of nature; animal humanities; digital humanities.

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Thomas M Cable

Professor Emeritus

tcable@mail.utexas.edu  |  CAL 310

Education   

Ph.D., 1969, University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  History of the English language; rhythms and rhetoric of English poetry.

Mia Carter

Associate Professor, University Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor

miaC@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8733  |  PAR 123

Education   

Ph.D., English and Modern Studies, 1992, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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Evan B Carton

Professor

e.carton@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8916  |  PAR 223

Education   

Ph.D., 1979, Johns Hopkins University

Interests

  19th and 20th century American literature; literary and cultural theory and historiography; antebellum evangelism, secularism, and radical politics, and their contemporary legacies; the theory and practice of the humanities.

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Larry D Carver

Director, Liberal Arts Honors Program

carver@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-3458  |  GEB 1.206

Education   

Ph.D., 1973, University of Rochester

Interests

  Eighteenth-century British literature and rhetoric.

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Oscar H. Casares

Associate Professor

ohcasares@yahoo.com  |  512-471-8758  |  PAR 222

Education   

M.F.A., University of Iowa
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Davida H Charney

Faculty

dcharney@austin.utexas.edu

Education   

Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University
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George S Christian

Adjunct Professor

gschristian@utexas.edu  |  512-471-8356  |  CAL 14

Education   

Ph.D., 2000, University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  The relationship of law and literature in the nineteenth-century English novel; the history of Scotland during the French Revolution.

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Matt Cohen

Associate Professor

matt.cohen@utexas.edu  |  512-471-8112  |  PAR 20

Education   

Ph.D., 2002, College of William and Mary
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James H. Cox

Associate Professor

jhcox@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-232-7804  |  CAL 218

Education   

Ph.D., University of Nebraska at Lincoln
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Elizabeth Cullingford

University Distinguished Teaching Professor

cullingford@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-4991  |  CAL 226E

Education   

Ph.D., Oxford University

Interests

  Only children, Irish literature, politics, and culture; modern poetry; women's studies; drama and film; Shakespeare; the relation between high and popular culture

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Ann Cvetkovich

Professor

cvet@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8374  |  PAR 323

Education   

Ph.D., 1988, Cornell University

Interests

  Gay and lesbian studies; public feelings; trauma studies.

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Diane Davis

Professor of Rhetoric & Writing; Director of Digital Writing & Research Lab

ddd@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8735  |  FAC 17

Interests

  My work is situated at the intersection of rhetorical theory and continental philosophy.

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Rasha Diab

Assistant Professor, Department of Rhetoric and Writing

rashadiab@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-3280  |  PAR 3

Education   

Ph.D., Composition and Rhetoric, 2009, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Interests

  Rhetorical theory, history and criticism; composition studies; political discourse; critical discourse analysis; comparative/contrastive and (inter)cultural rhetoric; public address; transnational rhetoric; multilingual writing and writing center pedagogy; qualitative research methods; rhetorics of reconciliation and peacemaking.

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Brian Doherty

Senior Lecturer

bfd@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8798  |  PAR 326

Education   

Ph.D., 1994, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Interests

  World literature.

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Lester L Faigley

Robert Adger Law and Thos. H. Law Professor in Humanities

faigley@utexas.edu  |  512-471-7471  |  CAL 216

Education   

Ph.D., 1976, University of Washington

Interests

  Impacts of digital technologies on writing; visual rhetoric; written argument; travel literature.

Norman Farmer

Professor Emeritus

Education   

Ph.D., 1966, University of Pennsylvania
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John P Farrell

Professor Emeritus

jackfar@austin.utexas.edu  |  5123497462

Education   

Ph.D., 1967, Indiana University

Interests

  Victorian literature; romantic literature; history of social though from Rousseau to the present; contemporary American poetry; contemporary Irish literature.

Linda Ferreira-Buckley

Associate Professor

lfb@utexas.edu  |  512-471-7843  |  PAR 16

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Betty Sue Flowers

Distinguished Teaching Professor Emerita

bflowers@uts.cc.utexas.edu

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Alan W Friedman

Professor

friedman@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8376  |  CAL 214

Education   

Ph.D., 1966, University of Rochester

Interests

  British and American modernism; the novel; drama, especially Shakespeare; international programs, faculty governance and academic freedom.

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Laura Furman

Professor Emerita

ljfurman@mail.utexas.edu  |  CAL 18

Education   

B.A., 1968, Bennington College

Interests

  Creative writing; fiction; non-fiction; biography.

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Patricia M. García

Lecturer

pmgarcia@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-4991  |  CAL 305

Education   

Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Interests

  Renaissance literature; women, gender, and literature; cultural studies.

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James D Garrison

University Distinguished Teaching Professor

jdgar@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8370  |  CAL 203

Education   

Ph.D., 1972, University of California, Berkeley

Interests

  Restoration and eighteenth-century literature; satire; epic; the Bible in English and American literature.

Zulfikar A Ghose

Professor Emeritus

zulfji@mail.utexas.edu

Education   

B.A., 1959, English and Philosophy, Keele University
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John Morán González

Associate Professor

jmgonzal@utexas.edu  |  512-471-8117  |  PAR 321

Education   

Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests

  Latino/a literature; Chicano/a literature; late nineteenth-century American literature; narrative theory; postcolonial studies.

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Don B Graham

Professor

dgbb@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8387  |  CAL 306

Education   

Ph.D., 1971, University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  Southwestern American literature; Australian literature and film; American literature.

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Corinne Greiner

Faculty

CAL 11

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Ian Hancock

Professor

xulaj@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-232-7684  |  CAL 420

Education   

Ph.D., London University

Interests

  human rights; language and identity

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Barbara Harlow

Professor

bharlow@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8716  |  PAR 26

Education   

Ph.D., 1977, SUNY- Buffalo

Interests

  Third world studies; critical theory; prison and resistance writings and postcolonial studies (particularly Anglophone African and modern Arabic literatures and cultures).

Johanna Hartmann

Visiting Assistant Professor

johanna.hartmann@phil.uni-augsburg.de  |  471-8393  |  CAL 313

Education   

Ph.D., 2014, University of Augsburg
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Elizabeth A Hedrick

Associate Professor

eahedrick@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8705  |  PAR 226

Education   

Ph.D., 1986, Columbia University

Interests

  Feminist theory since 1970; gender and science; eighteenth-century novel and drama; Samuel Johnson; eighteenth-century lexicography; history of charity and philanthropy.

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Kurt Heinzelman

Professor

kheinz@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-6688  |  PAR 121

Education   

Ph.D., 1978, University of Massachusettes

Interests

  British Romanticism 1750-1850; poetry and poetics; creative writing; archives and collecting; modernism and cultural economics.

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Susan S Heinzelman

Associate Professor, Director of the Center for Women's & Gender Studies

sheinz@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8736; 512-471-5149  |  PAR 126; GEB 4.208

Education   

Ph.D., 1977, University of Western Ontario

Interests

  Eighteenth century women's novels; feminism, law, and literature.

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Geraldine Heng

Associate Professor

heng@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-7480  |  PAR 213

Education   

Ph.D., Cornell University
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Jacqueline M Henkel

Associate Professor

henkelj@uts.cc.utexas.edu  |  512-471-4942  |  PAR 14

Education   

Ph.D., 1985, University of Minnesota

Interests

  The relation of linguistics to literary criticism; ordinary language philosophy; narrative theory; language and gender.

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Rolando Hinojosa-Smith

Professor

rorro@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8796  |  PAR 324

Education   

Ph.D., University of Illinois

Interests

  Writer. Life and Literature of the Southwest.

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Lars Hinrichs

Associate Professor

larshinrichs@utexas.edu  |  512-471-8755  |  PAR 219

Education   

Ph.D., 2006, University of Freiburg

Interests

  Sociolinguistics; anthropological linguistics; corpus linguistics, Pidgins and Creoles; computer-mediated communication.

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Neville Hoad

Associate Professor

nhoad@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8749  |  PAR 215

Education   

Ph.D., 1998, Columbia University

Interests

  Victorian feminism; psychoanalysis (particularly Freud and Klein); contemporary feminist theory in French and English; lesbian and gay studies; queer theory; international human rights law pertaining to sexual orientations; sexuality and gender issues in Southern Africa.

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Heather Houser

Assistant Professor

houserh@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8766  |  PAR 228

Education   

PhD, 2010, Stanford University

Interests

  20th- and 21st-century Anglophone fiction (US focus); environmental literature and criticism; science, technology, and culture; the medical humanities; affect studies; data in narrative and new media

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Coleman Hutchison

Associate Professor, Interim Associate Chair of the English Department

coleman.hutchison@utexas.edu  |  512-471-8372  |  CAL 314

Education   

Ph.D., 2006, Northwestern University

Interests

  U.S. literature and culture to 1900; poetry; print culture; the U.S. south; the American Civil War

Ralph J Kaufmann

Stiles Professor Emeritus In Humanities and Comparative Literature

Ernest Kaulbach

University Distinguished Teaching Professor

ekaulbach@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8365  |  CAL 17

Education   

Ph.D., 1970, Cornell University
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Martin W Kevorkian

Professor, Interim Chair of the English Department

mkevorkian@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8797  |  PAR 325

Education   

Ph.D., 2000, University of California Los Angeles

Interests

  American Renaissance (mid-nineteenth-century New England literary culture); technology and race.

Sara E Kimball

Associate Professor

skimball@uts.cc.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8363  |  CAL 15

Education   

Ph.D., 1983, University of Pennsylvania

Interests

  Hittitology; Hittite and Indo-European languages; historical linguistics; lexicography; language and gender; history of literacy.

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David Kornhaber

Assistant Professor

david.kornhaber@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-9715  |  PAR 22

Education   

Ph.D., 2009, Columbia University

Interests

  Modern and contemporary drama; intersections of theatre and philosophy; critical theory; modernism and the avant-garde

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Donna Kornhaber

Assistant Professor

donna.kornhaber@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8392   |  CAL 207

Education   

Ph.D., 2009, Columbia University

Interests

  Film history and theory; twentieth-century American drama; the modern American novel; intersections of film, theatre, and literature

Joseph E Kruppa

Professor Emeritus

joekruppa@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8360  |  CAL 11

Education   

Ph.D., 1964, Johns Hopkins University

Peter N LaSalle

Susan Taylor McDaniel Regents Professor in Creative Writing

512-471-8113  |  PAR 24

Education   

B.A., Harvard University, 1969, M.A., University of Chicago, 1972
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Wayne Lesser

Associate Professor

lesser@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8754  |  PAR 218

Education   

Ph.D., 1975, University of Chicago
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James N Loehlin

Shakespeare at Winedale Regents Professor; University Distinguished Teaching Professor

jnloehlin@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-4993  |  CAL 205

Education   

Ph.D., 1993, Stanford University

Interests

  Shakespeare in performance (stage and film); Renaissance drama; modern drama.

Mark G Longaker

Associate Chair, Department of Rhetoric and Writing

longaker@utexas.edu  |  512-471-8725

Education   

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
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Allen MacDuffie

Assistant Professor

allenmacduffie@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8767  |  PAR 229

Education   

Ph.D., 2007, Harvard University

Interests

  Victorian literature, literature and science studies, environmental literature and criticism, British and American modernism, poetry and poetics, Russian literature.

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Carol H MacKay

University Distinguished Teaching Professor

mackay@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8970  |  PAR 221

Education   

Ph.D., 1979, University of California Los Angeles

Interests

  Victorian novel; women's studies; autobiography; authors: William Makepeace Thackeray, Charles Dickens, Julia Margaret Cameron, Anne Thackeray Ritchie, Annie Besant, Elizabeth Robins, Virginia Woolf.

James L Magnuson

Professor

magnuson@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-1601  |  CAL 16

Education   

M.S., 1964, University of Wisconsin

Eric S Mallin

Associate Professor

emall@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-1697  |  PAR 317

Education   

Ph.D., 1986, Stanford University

Interests

  Shakespeare; sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English drama; new historicism; queer theory; Shakespearean/early modern themes as they transmogrify and metastasize in contemporary cinema.

Joseph F Malof

Professor Emeritus

malof@mail.utexas.edu

Education   

Ph.D., 1962, University of California Los Angeles
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Elizabeth McCracken

James A. Michener Chair in Creative Writing

CAL 317

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Julie A. Minich

Assistant Professor

minichja@utexas.edu  |  PAR 227

Education   

Ph.D., Stanford University

Joseph J Moldenhauer

Professor Emeritus

eiey567@uts.cc.utexas.edu

Education   

Ph.D., 1964, Columbia University
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Lisa L Moore

Professor

llmoore@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-1837  |  PAR 217

Education   

Ph.D., 1991, Cornell University

Interests

  Eighteenth-century English and American literature; women's literature; LGBT literature and culture; poetry and poetics; visual studies and garden history; feminist and queer theory; history of sexuality.

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Gretchen Murphy

Professor

gretchen@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8532  |  CAL 311

Education   

Ph.D., 1999, University of Washington

Interests

  U.S. Literature and culture to 1914; nationalism and imperialism; sentimental and domestic writing.

Neil R Nehring

Associate Professor

neilnehring@sbcglobal.net  |  512-471-8713  |  PAR 23

Education   

Ph.D., 1985, University of Michigan

Interests

  Popular music and youth subcultures; the avant-garde.

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Lisa Olstein

Associate Professor

lisaolstein@gmail.com  |  512-471-6095  |  CAL 315

Education   

M.F.A., 2003, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Interests

  poetry, poetic prose, creative process, interdisciplinary artistic collaboration

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Deborah Paredez

Associate Professor

paredez@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8116  |  PAR 224

Education   

Ph.D., 2002, Interdisciplinary
Theatre, Northwestern University

Interests

  Performance studies; poetry; race, gender, sexuality; contemporary American drama and poetry; Latina/o Studies

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Domino R. Perez

Associate Professor, Co-Director of the Center for Mexican American Studies

drperez@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-232-7853  |  PAR 117

Education   

Ph.D., University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Interests

  Chican@ literature; American literature; popular culture; cultural studies; film.

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Steve Pinkerton

Presidential Excellence Postdoctoral Fellow

pinkerton@utexas.edu  |  PAR 18

Education   

Ph.D., Cornell University

Interests

  20th-century literature and culture; transatlantic modernism; religion and literature

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Wayne A Rebhorn

Professor

warebhorn@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8759  |  PAR 328

Education   

Ph.D., 1968, Yale University

Interests

  English and European Renaissance literature and Renaissance rhetoric.

Roger deVeer Renwick

Professor Emeritus

renwick@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8775  |  PAR 317

Education   

Ph.D., 1974, University of Pennsylvania
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Matt Richardson

Associate Professor

matturichardson@gmail.com  |  512-471-8700  |  PAR 327

Education   

Ph.D., 2005, African Diaspora Studies, University of California, Berkeley
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Elizabeth Richmond-Garza

University Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor, Director of the Program in Comparative Literature

emrg@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-232-5708  |  PAR 119

Education   

Ph.D., 1992, Columbia University

Interests

  Nineteenth- and twentieth-century European drama; Renaissance drama; Oscar Wilde; the Gothic and Orientalism; decadence; aesthetic and literary theory; literature and the fine arts.

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Patricia Roberts-Miller

Professor

redball@mindspring.com  |  512-471-8378  |  PAR 21

Education   

Ph.D., Rhetoric, 1987, University of California, Berkeley

Interests

  History, theory, and pedagogy of public argumentation.

Charles R Rossman

University Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus

rossman@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8766  |  PAR 228

Education   

Ph.D., 1968, University of Southern California

Interests

  The nineteenth- and twentieth-century European novel; contemporary Latin-American fiction.

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John P Rumrich

Professor

rumrich@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8115  |  PAR 315

Education   

Ph.D., 1981, University of Virginia
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John J Ruszkiewicz

Professor, Department of Rhetoric and Writing

jr@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8764  |  CAL 202

Education   

Ph.D., 1977, The Ohio State University
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Elizabeth Scala

Associate Professor

scala@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8375  |  CAL 213

Education   

Ph.D., 1994, Harvard University

Interests

  Chaucer; the history of Chaucer studies; the textual environments of medieval literature.

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William J Scheick

J.R. Millikan Centennial Professor Emeritus

scheick@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8383  |  CAL 301

Education   

Ph.D., 1969, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana

Interests

  American literature and culture, especially colonial and nineteenth through early twentieth century; turn-of-the-century British; narrative and poetic morphology.

Jo A Shea

Specialist, Associate Dean

jshea@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-232-7076  |  LAC 1.204E

Education   

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  Early modern literature and culture.

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Snehal Shingavi

Assistant Professor

snehal.shingavi@utexas.edu  |  512-471-8114  |  PAR 27

Education   

Ph.D., 2008, University of California, Berkeley

Interests

  Anglophone South Asian literature; Hindi/Urdu literature; literature in translation and translation theory; theories of “the nation” (anticolonialism, nationalism, statism, postcolonialism, postnationalism, cosmopolitanism, globalization, transnationalism, internationalism); classical Marxism.

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Avery K Slater

Presidential Excellence Postdoctoral Fellow

avery.slater@utexas.edu  |  PAR 129

Education   

Ph.D., 2014, Cornell University

Interests

  modern and comparative poetry and poetics; late modernism; the history and philosophy of science; ecocriticism; post-Enlightenment philosophies of language; film theory and global cinema; trauma theory and psychoanalysis; translation theory.

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Clay Spinuzzi

Associate Professor

clay.spinuzzi@utexas.edu  |  512-471-8707  |  PAR 17

Education   

Ph.D., 1999, Iowa State University

Interests

  Rhetoric; computers and English studies; genre theory; activity theory; computers and writing; workplace studies; research methods and methodologies.

Thomas F Staley

Director, Harry Ransom Center

tfs@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-9111  |  HRC 3.210

Education   

Ph.D., 1962, University of Pittsburgh

Interests

  James Joyce, Modern British Literature, Humanistic Research, and Building Library Collections

William M Stott

Professor Emeritus

wstott@mail.utexas.edu

Education   

Ph.D., 1972, Yale University
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Paul V Sullivan

Lecturer

sullivan@mail.utexas.edu  |  471-8776  |  PAR 318

Education   

Ph.D., 2005, University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  Early modern drama, rhetoric, and education

William Sutherland

Professor Emeritus

woss@mail.utexas.edu

Education   

Ph.D., 1950, University of North Carolina
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Margaret A Syverson

Associate Professor, Director of the Undergraduate Writing Center

pegsyverson@gmail.com  |  512-471-8734  |  PAR 124

Education   

Ph.D., 1994, University of California, San Diego

Interests

  Complexity theory, cognitive science, cognitive anthropology, learning and development

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John R Trimble

University Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus

trimble@utexas.edu

Education   

Ph.D., 1971, University of California, Berkeley

Interests

  Expository Writing; Editing; Rhetoric; Pedagogy; American Drama; the Short Story

Robert G Twombly

Associate Professor Emeritus

twombly@mail.utexas.edu

Education   

Ph.D., 1965, Yale University

Gary N Underwood

Associate Professor Emeritus

g.underwood@mail.utexas.edu

Education   

Ph.D., 1970, English Language & Linguistics, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, M.A. 1996, Theology & Ministry, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Deb Olin Unferth

Professor

PAR 322

Education   

M.F.A., Syracuse University

Warwick P Wadlington

Professor Emeritus

wadl@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-475-6357  |  PAR 212

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Jeffrey Walker

Professor & Chair, Department of Rhetoric & Writing

jswalker@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-7843  |  PAR 3

Education   

Ph.D., 1985, University of California, Berkeley

Interests

  Rhetorical theory, history of rhetoric, ancient rhetoric, rhetoric and poetics, modern rhetoric and literature

David A Wevill

Professor Emeritus

wevill@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8767  |  PAR 229

Education   

M.A., 1958, Cambridge University
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Frank F Whigham

Professor

ffw@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8794  |  PAR 316

Education   

Ph.D., 1976, University of California, San Diego
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Thomas B Whitbread

Professor

whitbread@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8750  |  PAR 216

Education   

Ph.D., 1959, Harvard University

Interests

  Poetry, poetics, and literary criticism

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Jennifer M. Wilks

Associate Professor

jmwilks@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8702  |  PAR 329

Education   

Ph.D., 2003, Cornell University

Interests

  Paris as a site of diasporic intellectual exchange and transformation, comparative African American and Caribbean literature, contemporary African diasporic literature, Caribbean women’s writing, apocalyptic narratives

James Wimsatt

Professor Emeritus

wimsattj@nni.com

Education   

Ph.D., 1964, Duke University
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Michael B Winship

Professor

bal@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8381  |  CAL 219

Education   

D.Phil, 1990, Oxford University

Interests

  History of the book, bibliography, and textual criticism

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Hannah C Wojciehowski

Professor

gemelli@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8768  |  PAR 230

Education   

Ph.D., 1984, Yale University

Helena Woodard

Associate Professor

hwood@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8703  |  PAR 331

Education   

Ph.D., 1991, English, University of North Carolina

Interests

  18th century British literature; ethnic and Third World literature; american literature, critical race theory; women, gender, and literature

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Marjorie Curry Woods

Blumberg Centennial Professor of English and University Distinguished Teaching Professor

marjoriewoods@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8383  |  CAL 301

Education   

Ph.D., U. of Toronto

Interests

  Medieval literature; medieval and renaissance rhetoric and pedagogy; composition exercises in premodern classroom; modern use of premodern compostion exercises

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Dean H Young

William Livingston Chair of Poetry

deanyoung@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8394  |  CAL 312

Education   

M.F.A. in Creative Writing, 1984, Indiana University

Interests

  Poetry

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