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Faculty & Staff

Over the past decade our faculty have published books—often award-winning—with major national and international presses such as the University of Chicago Press, University of Pennsylvania Press, Harvard University Press, Duke University Press, University of Massachusetts Press, Southern Illinois University Press and Rutgers University Press, to name only a few.  Our creative writers have received national and international recognition for their work and are regularly invited to do readings in a number of prestigious venues.  The excellence of our faculty has been recognized through a number of awards including multiple awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Fulbright Lecturerships, awards from the American Philosophical Society, the Newberry Library, the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, the American Psychoanalytic Association, the Louisiana Board of Regents, the Mississippi Humanities Center and the Rockefeller Institute in Bellagio, Italy.

Faculty
Rebecca Mark
Chair, Professor of English
Kate Adams
Associate Professor of English
Barry Ahearn
Professor of English Emeritus
Thomas Albrecht
Associate Professor of English
Melissa Bailes
Associate Professor of English
Kate Baldwin, Professor of English and Communication, Tulane University School of Liberal Arts
Kate Baldwin
Professor of English and Communication Studies
Thomas Beller
Associate Professor, English
Peter Cooley
Professor of English Emeritus
Joel Dinerstein
Professor
Brian T. Edwards
Dean & Professor of English
Z'étoile Imma
Michael S. Field Assistant Professor of English and Africana Studies
T.R. Johnson
Professor of English
Erin J. Kappeler
Assistant Professor
Michelle Kohler
Associate Professor of English
Michael Kuczynski
Professor of English
Zachary Lazar
Professor of English
Nghana Lewis
Associate Professor of English
Adam McKeown
Associate Professor
Cheryl Naruse
Assistant Professor of English
Scott Oldenburg
Associate Professor of English
Donald Pizer
Pierce Butler Professor of English Emeritus
Molly Anne Rothenberg
Professor of English
Selamawit D. Terrefe
Assistant Professor
Molly Travis
Associate Professor of English
Jesmyn Ward
Professor
Ed White
Pierce Butler Chair in English
Karen Zumhagen-Yekplé
Associate Professor
Professors of Practice
Patricia Burns
Professor of Practice
Steven Gin
Professor of Practice
Nathan Halverson
Professor of Practice
Elizabeth Kalos-Kaplan
Professor of Practice
Laura Helen Marks
Professor of Practice
Bernice McFadden
Professor of Practice
Isa Murdock-Hinrichs
Professor of Practice
Ebony Perro
Professor of Practice
Travis Tanner
Professor of Practice
Anne-Marie Womack
Professor of Practice
Post-Docs
Megan Holt
Post Doc
Adjuncts
Christina Albers
Adjunct
Michael Luke
Adjunct Faculty
Tom O'Connor
Adjunct Faculty
Administrative Professors
Ryan McBride
Administrative Associate Professor
Visiting Professors
Mary Glavan
Visiting Assistant Professor
Karisma Price
Visiting Assistant Professor
Matthew P. Smith
Visiting Assistant Professor
Matthew Sumpter
Visiting Assistant Professor
Staff
Chanell Francis
Project Assistant
Barb Ryan
Administrative Operations Manager