Abrams, Robert (1979) (Professor), Ph.D. 1973, Indiana University. • American literature and culture
Alexander, Edward (1962) (Emeritus), Ph.D. 1963, University of Minnesota. • Member Association of Literary Scholars and Critics, National Association of Scholars, Washington Association of Scholars.
Allen, Carolyn (1972) (Professor), Ph.D. 1972, University of Minnesota. • Modern and Contemporary Literature and Culture; Women Writers; Theories of Affect; Theories of Gender and Sexuality
Allen, Chadwick (2015) (Professor), Ph.D. 1997, University of Arizona. • Trans-Indigenous literary studies; Native American, Maori, and Oceanic literatures and cultures; postcolonial literatures and theory; frontier studies and US western literature
Bawarshi, Anis (1999) (Professor), Ph.D. 1999, University of Kansas. • Rhetoric and Composition Studies, Rhetorical Genre Theory and Invention, Discourse Analysis, Writing Program Administration.
Bierds, Linda (1981) (Professor), MA 1971, University of Washington. • Contemporary American Poetry
Blake, Kathleen (1971) (Emeritus), Ph.D. 1971, UC, San Diego. • Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Culture
Bosworth, David (1984) (Professor), B.A. 1969, Brown. • Creative Writing
Bou Ayash, Nancy (2013) (Assistant Professor), Ph.D. 2013, Rhetoric and Composition, University of Louisville. • Rhetoric and Composition, Second and/or Foreign Language Writing, Sociolinguistics
Burns, Wayne (1948) (Emeritus),
Butwin, Joseph (1978) (Associate Professor), Ph.D. 1970, Harvard University. • Nineteenth-Century English Literature, the Novel, Politics, and Ruskin
Callow, Megan (2015) (Lecturer), Ph.D. 2015, University of Maryland, English Education. • Writing in the Disciplines (WID), writing in the sciences, faculty development for writing instruction
Cherniavsky, Eva (2005) (Professor), Ph.D. 1990, English, University of California, Berkeley. • American studies, post-colonial studies, feminism, 18th, 19th, and 20th C. U.S.literatures; film and television
Chrisman, Laura (2005) (Professor), D.Phil. 1992, University of Oxford. • African, Black Atlantic and African Diaspora Studies; Postcolonial Studies; South African Literature; late 19th and 20th Century British Literature of empire; black British literature
Chude-Sokei, Louis (2010) (Professor),
Cummings, Katherine (1985) (Associate Professor), Ph.D. 1985, University of Wisconsin. • Sexuality Studies.
Dunn, Richard (1967) (Emeritus), • Victorian Fiction
Feld, Andrew (2006) (Associate Professor), • Poetry
Foster, Tom (2005) (Professor),
Frey, Charles (1976) (Emeritus), Ph.D. 1971, Yale University. • Shakespeare
George, E. Laurie (1991) (Principal Lecturer), Ph.D. 1984, University of Oregon. • Modern and contemporary American and British literatures; Visual literacy and cultural communication in the digital age; Rhetoric of digital narratives
Gillis-Bridges, Kimberlee (1999) (Principal Lecturer), M.A. 1990, University of Washington. • American Studies Association Modern Language Association National Council of Teachers of English Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (Campus Coordinator, 2001- present) Society for Cinema and Media Studies Society for the Study of Multiethnic Literature of the US Personal website.
Graham, Joan (1974) (Emeritus), M.A. 1972, University of Washington. • Expository and Interdisciplinary Writing
Griffith, John (1968) (Associate Professor), Ph.D. 1969, University of Oregon. • American Literature
Griffith, Malcolm (1966) (Emeritus),
Guerra, Juan (1990) (Professor), Ph.D. 1992, University of Illinois at Chicago. • Language and Literacy Studies, Rhetoric and Composition Studies
Handwerk, Gary (1984) (Professor), Ph.D. 1984, Brown University. • Member of MLA, ACLA, Society for the Study of Narrative; former Executive Committee member, North American Society for the Study of Romanticism
Harkins, Gillian (2002) (Associate Professor), Ph.D. 2002, English Department, University of California, Berkeley. • Late twentieth-century United States literature and culture.
Ibrahim, Habiba (2006) (Associate Professor), Ph.D. 2005, University at Albany. • 20th-century African American Literary and Cultural Studies, Feminist Theory, Critical Race Theory
Kaplan, Sydney (1971) (Professor), Ph.D. 1971, University of California, Los Angeles. • Twentieth Century British Literature, Modernism, Katherine Mansfield, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence
Kaup, Monika (2001) (Professor), Habilitation 1998, American Studies, Osnabrueck University, Osnabrueck, Germany. • U.S. Latino/a Studies, Transamerican Literary and Cultural Studies, Literature of the Americas; Baroque and Neobaroque Studies Personal website.
Kenney, Richard (1987) (Professor), B.A. 1970, Dartmouth College. • Poetry and Poetry Writing
LaGuardia, Eric (1961) (Emeritus), Ph.D. 1961, University of Iowa. • Renaissance and Spenser
LaPorte, Charles (2005) (Associate Professor), Ph.D. 2004, University of Michigan. • Nineteenth-century literature and literary theory, Victorian poetry
Laufenberg, Henry (2003) (Senior Lecturer), Ph.D. 2001, University of California, Riverside. • Interdisciplinary Writing, Modern American Literature, Henry Miller
Laws, Christopher (Lecturer),
Liu, Michelle (2003) (Senior Lecturer), Ph.D. 2003, Yale. • 20th-century American film and literature; ethnic and gender cultural studies; disability studies; Asian American studies
Lockwood, Thomas (1967) (Professor), Ph.D. 1967, Rice University. • Restoration and eighteenth-century British literature.
Longyear, Chrisopher (1972) (Emeritus),
Matchett, William (1954) (Emeritus),
Matthews, Carrie (2008) (Senior Lecturer), Ph.D. 2007, University of North Carolina. • Interdisciplinary Writing and Collaborative Teaching, Transatlantic Modernisms
McCracken, David (1966) (Emeritus), Ph.D. 1966, University of Chicago.
McCue, Frances (2014) (Senior Lecturer),
Modiano, Raimonda (1978) (Professor), Ph.D. 1973, UC San Diego. • Comparative Literature, Coleridge, Textual Studies
Moore, Colette (2005) (Associate Professor), Ph.D. 2004, The University of Michigan. • English language studies, history of the English language, late medieval literature
Motha, Suhanthie (2008) (Associate Professor), Ph.D. 2004, University of Maryland. • Critical applied linguistics, race and racialization, linguistic minority identity, teacher knowledge, and anticolonial epistemologies in English language teaching.
Palomo, Dolores (1971) (Emeritus),
Patterson, Mark (1981) (Associate Professor), Ph.D. 1981, Princeton University. • American Literature, Law and Literature, Literary History, Pedagogy, and Politics
Popov, Nikolai (1995) (Senior Lecturer), Ph.D. 1994, University of Washington. • modern poetry and fiction, modern Anglo-Irish literature
Rai, Candice (2008) (Associate Professor), Ph.D. 2008, University of Illinois at Chicago. • Rhetorical studies, public rhetorics, ethnography, urban and spatial theory, political theory, public sphere theory, rhetoric and composition, pedagogical theory and practice, service learning and engaged scholarship
Reddy, Chandan (2001) (Associate Professor), Ph.D. 2004, Columbia University (English/Comparative Literature). • Critical Race Theory, Sexuality and Queer Studies, Globalization Studies, and Asian American Cultural Studies
Remley, Paul (1988) (Professor), Ph.D. 1990, Columbia University (w/distinction). • Old English Literature
Sale, Roger (1962) (Emeritus),
Sandhu, Priti (2010) (Assistant Professor), Ph.D. 2010, University of Hawai'I at Manoa.
Searle, Leroy (1977) (Professor), Ph.D. English 1970, University of Iowa. • Literary Criticism and Theory, Intellectual History and Philosophy, Photographic Criticism and Theory History and Philosophy of Science, Computers and Knowledge Representation American Literature, Modern poetry, Comparative Romanticism, Music and Poetry Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Coleridge, Charles Sanders Peirce Blake, Hawthorne, Whitman, Melville, Henry James, William Carlos Williams, Faulkner
Shields, David (1988) (Professor), MFA 1980, (Honors in Fiction), University of Iowa. • PEN, Authors League, Writers Guild of America, Poets & Writers, Associated Writing Programs, MLA Personal website.
Shields, Juliet (2008) (Associate Professor), • eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British and American literature, the history of the novel, transatlanticism
Shulman, Robert (1961) (Emeritus), Ph.D. 1959, Ohio State University. • American Literature, Marxism, Melville, and Twentieth-Century Literature
Silberstein, Sandra (1982) (Professor), Ph.D. 1982, University of Michigan. • (Critical) Discourse Analysis (rhetorics in times of national crisis; linguistic constructions of gender, race, ethnicity); critical applied linguistics & second language studies.
Simmons-O'Neill, Elizabeth (1985) (Principal Lecturer), Ph.D. 1988, University of Washington. • Associate Director of the Expository Writing Program, Community Literacy Program Director, Multilinguial Language Learner Coordinator, English 121 Faculty Mentor, UW in the High School Faculty Coordinator Personal website.
Simpson, Caroline C (1994) (Associate Professor), Ph.D. 1994, University of Texas, Austin. • Modern Literature, Popular Culture, Women's Literature, Autobiography, and Twentieth-Century Literature
Smith, Eugene (1958) (Emeritus),
Sonenberg, Maya (1993) (Associate Professor), A.M. 1984, Brown University. • Fiction Writing, Modern Fiction, Twentieth-Century Literature, and Women's Literature
Stanton, Robert (1956) (Emeritus),
Staten, Henry (1998) (Professor), Ph.D. 1978, University of Texas. • 19th and 20th century British literature; philosophy and literature.
Stevick, Robert (1962) (Emeritus), Ph.D. 1956, University of Wisconsin. • Medieval Literature
Streitberger, William (1973) (Professor), Ph.D. 1973, University of Illinois. • Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century British History, Literature, and Drama; world drama; textual theory and practice.
Stygall, Gail (1990) (Professor), Ph.D. 1989, Indiana University, Bloomington. • English Language, Discourse Analysis, Legal Discourse, Forensic Linguistics, and Rhetoric and Composition Personal website.
Taranath, Anu (2001) (Senior Lecturer), Ph.D. 2000, University of California San Diego. • contemporary world and multi-ethnic literatures; colonial and postcolonial literatures and theory; transnational feminist and cultural studies
Taylor, Jesse Oak (2013) (Assistant Professor), • Bruce Harkness Award, Joseph Conrad Society of America (2012). American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) New Faculty Fellowship (2011-2013).
Tollefson, James (1984) (Emeritus), Ph.D. 1978, Stanford University. • Language policy
Triplett, Pimone (2006) (Associate Professor), • Poetry
Van Den Berg, Sara (Emeritus),
Vaughan, Miceal (1973) (Professor), Ph.D. 1973, Cornell University. • Medieval English Literature, Chaucer, Piers Plowman, Manuscript Studies, Anglo-Irish Literature, the Bible as Literature, and Drama. Personal website.
Wacker, Norman (1989) (Senior Lecturer), Ph.D. 1986, University of Washington. • Central European Literatures in Translation, Political Economy, Writing across the Curriculum and the Natural Sciences in particular.
Wagoner, David (1957) (Emeritus),
Weinbaum, Alys Eve (1998) (Associate Professor), Ph.D. 1998, Columbia University. • Modern and contemporary Trans-Atlantic literature and culture, Critical Race Studies, feminist theory, Critical Theory, African American Studies, Transnational American Studies
Wong, Shawn (1984) (Professor), M.A. 1974, San Francisco State University. • Creative Writing and Asian American Studies
Woodward, Kathleen (2000) (Professor), Ph.D. 1976, University of California, San Diego. • Twentieth-century American Literature and Culture, Discourses of the Emotions, Technology and Science Studies, Age Studies