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Olga Abella Professor of English
oabella@eiu.edu | 217-581-6297 | 3325 Coleman Hall | Profile

Creative writing (poetry), Renaissance and seventeenth-century literature, Milton.

John B. Allison Professor of English
jballison@eiu.edu | Email Preferred | 3552 Coleman Hall | Profile

Anglo-American literary studies, with emphasis on Nineteenth-century American literature.

Randall L. Beebe Professor of English & Director of Graduate Studies
rlbeebe@eiu.edu | 3841 Coleman Hall | Profile

British romanticism, nineteenth-century British studies.

Donna J. Binns Professor of English
djbinns@eiu.edu | 3851 Coleman Hall | Profile

English education, technical communication, composition and rhetoric, disability studies, and media studies.

Parley Ann Boswell Professor of English
paboswell@eiu.edu | 3566 Coleman Hall | Profile

American literature, film studies.

Dagni A. Bredesen Professor of English and Women's Studies
dabredesen@eiu.edu | 217-581-2428 | 3751 Coleman Hall | Profile
Melissa M. Caldwell Associate Professor of English and Director of Undergraduate Studies
mcaldwell@eiu.edu | 217-581-7481 | 3050 Coleman Hall | Profile

Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century British studies, intellectual history, skepticism, religion and literature, and classical transmission

Julie D. Campbell Professor of English
jdcampbell@eiu.edu | 3572 Coleman Hall | Profile

Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century continental and British literature, early modern women's writing, and early modern transnational studies.

Tim Engles Professor of English
tdengles@eiu.edu | 217-581-2428 | 3831 Coleman Hall | Profile

Contemporary and multicultural American literatures, critical whiteness studies, graphic narratives.

Terri A. Fredrick Professor of English
tafredrick@eiu.edu | 3070 Coleman Hall | Profile

Professional writing, technical writing, service learning, composition pedagogy

Jeannie Ludlow Associate Professor of English and Coordinator of Women's Studies
jludlow@eiu.edu | 217-581-5947 | 3139 Coleman Hall | Profile
Daiva Markelis Professor of English
dmmarkelis@eiu.edu | 3375 Coleman Hall | Profile

Creative writing (creative nonfiction and fiction), ethnography, composition pedagogy, women's memoir.

Robert L. Martínez Assistant Professor of English, Affiliate Faculty in Latin American Studies and Women's Studies
rlmartinez@eiu.edu | (217) 581-2428 | 3371 Coleman Hall | Profile

Twentieth- and twenty-first-century British literature, film studies, postcolonial literature, popular music and literature.

John David Moore Associate Professor of English
jdmoore@eiu.edu | 3771 Coleman Hall | Profile

Children’s literature, nineteenth-century British literature.

Robin L. Murray Professor of English and Women's Studies, Film Studies Minor Coordinator, and Eastern Illinois Writing Project Director
rlmurray@eiu.edu | 217-581-2428 | 3351 Coleman Hall | Profile

Film studies, English education, multicultural American literature, eco-criticism, women’s studies, composition theory, nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American studies.

Suzie A. Park Professor of English
sapark@eiu.edu | 3030 Coleman Hall | Profile
Charlotte Pence Assistant Professor
cpence@eiu.edu | 3745 Coleman Hall | Profile

Creative Writing (poetry and nonfiction), Contemporary Poetics and Form, Creative Writing Pedagogy, Rhetoric and Composition, Song Poetics

Dana J. Ringuette Department Chair & Professor of English
dringuette@eiu.edu | 217-581-2428 | 3341 Coleman Hall | Profile

Nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American and British literature, literary theory and criticism, intellectual history and philosophy.

Jad Smith Professor of English
jdsmith3@eiu.edu | 3605 Coleman Hall | Profile

Eighteenth-century British literature, science fiction, critical and cultural theory

Jamila D. Smith Assistant Professor of English
jdsmith9@eiu.edu | 3775 Coleman Hall | Profile

Black feminisms; Writing Children's and YA Literature, Culturally Relevant Youth Literature; Intersectionality in Oral and Written Narrative; African American youth and young adult literature; Adolescent, African American fem ...

Duangrudi Suksang Professor of English
dsuksang@eiu.edu | 3335 Coleman Hall | Profile

Victorian literature, utopian literature.

Stephen Swords Associate Professor of English
sswords@eiu.edu | 3020 Coleman Hall | Profile

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature.

Tim N. Taylor Associate Professor of English & Director of Composition
tntaylor@eiu.edu | 217-581-6309 | 3785 Coleman Hall | Profile

His teaching and research interests span various fields within Rhetoric/Composition: basic writing, argumentation, writing program administration, composition theory and pedagogy, classical rhetoric, professional writing, wri ...

Angela Vietto Professor of English
arvietto@eiu.edu | (cell) 217-549-3203 | 3345 Coleman Hall | Profile

Eighteenth-century American literature, gender and authorship, book history.

C.C. Wharram Director, Center for the Humanities
ccwharram@eiu.edu | 1343 Doudna Fine Arts Centre | Profile

Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literatures, translation studies, history of science, literary theory, philosophy (especially Kant, Hegel, and object-oriented ontology).

Marjorie Worthington Professor of English
mgworthington@eiu.edu | 3321 Coleman Hall | Profile

Twentieth- and twenty-first-century American literature, postmodernism, metafiction, women’s studies, feminist and narrative theory.

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