Full-Time Faculty

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V. Joshua Adams

Assistant Professor

Poetry and poetics | Literature and philosophy | Modernism


Office hours and location
502-852-1720

English Professor David Anderson

David Anderson

Associate Professor
he/him

African American literature | American literature | Poetry


Office hours and location
502-852-3050

English Professor S. Matthew Biberman

S. Matthew Biberman 

Professor & Director of the Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900

Literary theory | Creative writing | Early modern English literature


Office hours and location
502-852-3052

 

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Beth Boehm

Professor & Dean of the Graduate School and Vice Provost for Graduate Affairs

Postmodern narrative | Narrative theory | Rhetorical analysis


Office hours and location
502-852-3975

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Karen Chandler

Associate Professor & Director of Undergraduate Studies
Student Abroad Coordinator

she/her

African American literature | Children's literature and media | American (U.S.) literature | Independent film


Office hours and location
502-852-5568

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Amy Clukey

Associate Professor

Global modernism | Southern studies | Irish studies | Environmental Literature


Office hours and location
502-852-2187

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Joan D'Antoni

Term Instructor

Composition


Office hours and location
502-852-6857

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Alan Golding

Professor
he/him

American poetry | The avant-garde | Poetry and politics


Office hours and location
502-852-5918

Paul Griner

Paul Griner

Professor

Creative writing | Fiction (novel and short story) | Creative non-fiction


Office hours and location
502-852-3053

Dale Hachten

Dale Hachten 

Term Instructor

Composition


Office hours and location
502-852-5583

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Karen Hadley

Associate Professor

Romantic literature | British women writers | Critical and literary theory


Office hours and location
502-852-3047

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Bruce Horner 

Professor & Endowed Chair in Rhetoric and Composition

Language difference | Literacy | Labor


Office hours and location
502-852-2185

Tim Johnson

Timothy Johnson

Associate Professor

Organizational rhetoric | Rhetoric of economics | Archives


Office hours and location
502-852-1687

On leave Spring 2022

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Frank Kelderman

Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Studies (on sabbatical Fall 2022)
he/him/his

Native American studies | 19th-century American literature and culture | American studies


Office hours and location
502-852-0509

Karen Kopelson

Associate Professor & University Distinguished Teaching Professor
she/her

Rhetoric of health and medicine | Writing studies and pedagogy | Queer theory and cultural studies


Office hours and location
502-852-0508

Deborah Lutz

Deborah Lutz

Professor & Morton Endowed Chair

Victorian Literature | Material culture | The Brontës


Office hours and location
502-852-3057

Mark Alan Mattes

Assistant Professor
he/him/his

Early American Studies | Book and Media History | African American and Native American Literature


Office hours and location
502-852-6590

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Kristi Maxwell

Associate Professor 

Creative writing | Poetry


Office hours and location
502-852-0504

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Robin Lee Mozer

Associate Professor (Term), Internship Director & Undergraduate Major Advisor

Creative writing | Lyric essay | Short nonfiction


Office hours and location
502-852-4647

Andrea Olinger

Andrea Olinger

Associate Professor & Director of Composition & Director of the Thomas R. Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition
she/her

Disciplinary writing | Composition and literacy | Qualitative research and discourse analysis  


Office hours and location
502-852-3051

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Ranen Omer-Sherman

Professor

Graphic novels | Ethnic American literature | Middle Eastern literature


Office hours and location
502-852-6842

Megan Poole

Megan Poole

Assistant Professor
she/her

Rhetorics of science | Technical and professional writing | Rhetorical theory 


Office hours and location
502-852-5209

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Andrew Rabin

Professor & Department Vice Chair

Old English | Anglo-Saxon | Literature and law


Office hours and location
502-852-1722

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Glynis Ridley

Professor & Department Chair

18th-century studies | Animal studies | Garden history


Office hours and location
502-852-6803

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Susan Ryan

Professor & Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, College of Arts & Sciences
she/her/hers

Nineteenth-century American literature and culture | Print culture studies


Office hours and location
502-852-5920

Stephen Schneider

Stephen Schneider

Associate Professor

Social movement rhetorics | Education and social change | African American rhetoric


Office hours and location
502-852-2188

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Mary P. Sheridan

Professor & Director of the Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society
she/her

Digital media | Writing studies and community literacy | Gender studies


Office hours and location
502-852-1750

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Steve Smith

Term Instructor
he/him

Learner autonomy | Peer review | Writing-about-writing


Office hours and location
502-852-4742

Hristomir A. Stanev

Hristomir Stanev

Associate Professor

16th- and 17th-century British drama | Shakespeare | Dramatic production 


Office hours and location
502-852-3048

Ian Stansel

Ian Stansel

Associate Professor & Director of Creative Writing

Creative writing (short fiction, novella, creative nonfiction) | The American novel


Office hours and location
502-852-5921

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Sarah Anne Strickley

Assistant Professor (Term) & Faculty Editor of Miracle Monocle 
she/her/hers

Creative writing | Short Fiction | The novel 


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Denise Tanner

Term Instructor

Business writing | Composition


Office hours and location
502-637-6332

Joseph Turner

Associate Professor & English Honors Advisor & Acting Director of Graduate Studies (Fall 2022)
he/him

Rhetorical History | Medieval Studies | Comics


Office hours and location
502-852-3055

Ann Elizabeth Willey

Professor & Vice Provost, Undergraduate Education
she/her

Sub-saharan African literature in French and English | Indigenous-language literatures | Postcolonial theory


Office hours and location
502-852-0510

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Bronwyn T. Williams

Professor & Director of the University Writing Center
he/him

Literacy and identity | Digital media | Community literacy and writing | Popular culture


Office hours and location
502-852-2173

On leave Spring 2022

Benjamin J. Wilson

Benjamin J. Wilson

Assistant Professor (Term)

Global modernism | Southern studies | British literature

benjamin.wilson.7@louisville.edu
Office hours and location
502-852-0986