Department of English

Professorial Faculty

  • Paula Backscheider

    Paula Backscheider

    Philpott-Stevens Eminent Scholar
    Early American Literature; Restoration and Long 18th-Century British Literature; Feminist Criticism; Performance Studies; Drama; Space and Place; Criticism and Theory; Cultural Studies; Women's and Gender Studies
    pkrb@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9091
    9082 Haley Center
  • Anna Riehl Bertolet

    Anna Riehl Bertolet

    Associate Professor/Director of Core Literature
    Elizabeth I; Visual and Material Culture; Gender Studies; Cultural Studies; Women's and Gender Studies
    avr0001@auburn.edu

    9006 Haley Center
  • Craig Bertolet

    Craig Bertolet

    Professor/Director of Undergraduate Studies
    Medieval Literature; Cultural Studies; Chaucer; Critical Theory; Cultural Studies
    bertocr@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9060
    9060 Haley Center
  • Jonathan Bolton

    Jonathan Bolton

    Hollifield Professor of English Literature
    20th-Century British Literature; Drama; Fiction; Poetry
    boltojw@auburn.edu

    8058 Haley Center
  • Juliane Braun

    Juliane Braun

    Assistant Professor
    Early American 19th-Century Literature; Comparative/World/Postcolonial Literature; Early Material Culture; Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities; Space and Place
    braun@auburn.edu

    8064 Haley Center
  • Alicia Carroll

    Alicia Carroll

    Associate Professor
    19th-Century British Literature and Culture; Green Cultural Studies; Victorian Studies; Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities; Women's and Gender Studies
    carroal@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9058
    9058 Haley Center
  • Julia Charles

    Julia Charles

    Assistant Professor
    African American Literature and Culture; Racial Passing Literature; Performance Studies
    jsc0037@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9008
    9008 Haley Center
  • Miriam Clark

    Miriam Clark

    Associate Professor
    20th–21st-Century American Literature; The Short Story; Comparative/World/Postcolonial Literature; Genre Studies; Fiction; Poetry
    clarkmm@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9068
    9068 Haley Center
  • George Crandell

    George Crandell

    Professor and Interim University Registrar
    Twentieth-century American literature, bibliography, textual criticism, Tennessee Williams
    crandgw@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-2521
    016 Langdon Hall
  • Anton DiSclafani

    Anton DiSclafani

    Assistant Professor/Alumni Writer in Residence
    Creative Writing; Fiction; Creative Nonfiction
    abd0025@auburn.edu

    8066 Haley Center
  • Jeremy Downes

    Jeremy Downes

    Professor and Department Chair
    Poetry; Poetics; The Epic; Women's and Gender Studies; Criticism and Theory
    downejm@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9079
    9030F Haley Center
  • Diana Eidson

    Diana Eidson

    Assistant Professor
    Rhetorical History; Rhetorical Theory; Cultural Rhetorics; Composition Pedagogy; Literacy Studies
    hde0001@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9092
    9092 Haley Center
  • Benjamin Fagan

    Benjamin Fagan

    Associate Professor/Assistant Chair for Lecturers
    African American Literature and Culture; Early American 19th-Century Literature; Cultures of Print
    bpf0009@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9052
    9052 Haley Center
  • Emily Friedman

    Emily Friedman

    Associate Professor
    Long 18th-Century British Literature; Early Material Culture; Genre Studies; Fiction; Women's and Gender Studies; History of the Book; Textual Criticism
    ecfriedman@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9002
    9002 Haley Center
  • Ernest L. Gibson III

    Ernest L. Gibson III

    Associate Professor/Co-Director of Africana Studies
    African American Literature and Culture; 20th–21st-Century American Literature; Feminist and Queer Theory; Male Studies; Black Popular Culture, Women's and Gender Studies
    elgibsoniii@auburn.edu
    (334)844-1011
    9080 Haley Center
  • Leigh Gruwell

    Leigh Gruwell

    Assistant Professor
    Digital and Multimodal Rhetorics; Feminist Rhetorics; Research Methodologies; Composition Theory, Women's and Gender Studies
    lcg0016@auburn.edu
    (334) 944-9086
    9086 Haley Center
  • Chris Keirstead

    Chris Keirstead

    Professor/Assistant Chair for Instructors
    19th-Century British Literature and Culture; Poetry; Dickens; Genre Studies; Travel Writing; Victorian Studies
    keirscm@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9072
    9072 Haley Center
  • Charles Lesh

    Charles Lesh

    Assistant Professor
    Spatial Rhetorics; Public and Community Writing; Research Methodologies; Rhetorical Genre Studies; Rhetoric and Composition
    cnl0018@auburn.edu

    9094 Haley Center
  • Margaret Marshall

    Margaret Marshall

    Professor and Director of University Writing
    Rhetoric and Composition; Writing and Literacy Pedagogy; Teacher Education; 19th-Century American Public Discourse; Writing in the Disciplines
    mjm0030@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-7474
    3436 RBD Library
  • Jim McKelly

    Jim McKelly

    Associate Professor
    20th century American cultural studies, film studies, and modernism
    mckelja@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9064
    9064 Haley Center
  • Rose McLarney

    Rose McLarney

    Associate Professor
    Creative Writing; Poetry
    rem0050@auburn.edu

    9070 Haley Center
  • Erich Nunn

    Erich Nunn

    Associate Professor/Assistant Chair for Post Docs
    20th–21st-Century American Literature; American Studies; the U.S. South; Cultural Studies; Critical Theory; Space and Place; Women's and Gender Studies
    etn0002@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9076
    9076 Haley Center
  • Janelle Rodriques

    Janelle Rodriques

    Assistant Professor
    Comparative Literature; West Indian Literature
    jar0118@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9078
    9090 Haley Center
  • Derek Ross

    Derek Ross

    Associate Professor
    Environmental Rhetoric; Ethics; Design
    dgr0003@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9073
    8072 Haley Center
  • James Emmett Ryan

    James Emmett Ryan

    J.W. Liles Professor of English/Provost Liaison
    American Studies; 19th-Century American Literature and Culture
    ryanjae@auburn.edu

    9010 Haley Center
  • Michelle Sidler

    Michelle Sidler

    Associate Professor
    Rhetoric and Composition; Computer-Mediated Composition; Rhetorical Theory
    sidlema@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9040
    8076 Haley Center
  • Marc Silverstein

    Marc Silverstein

    Professor
    20th–21st-Century British Literature; American Literature; Contemporary Drama; Critical Theory; Drama as Genre; Postmodernism
    silvemr@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9084
    9084 Haley Center
  • Deborah Solomon

    Deborah Solomon

    Assistant Professor
    Medieval and Early Modern British Literature; Cultural Studies; Early Material Culture; Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities; Genre Studies; Poetry; Women's and Gender Studies; Textual Studies
    dsolomon@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9074
    9074 Haley Center
  • Sunny Stalter-Pace

    Sunny Stalter-Pace

    Hargis Associate Professor of American Literature/Director of Graduate Studies
    American Studies; 20th–21st-Century American Literature; Criticism and Theory; Cultural Studies; Genre Studies; Drama; Space and Place; Visual Culture; Women's and Gender Studies; American Modernism; Visual Culture; Film
    sls0009@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9081
    9096 Haley Center
  • Frank Walters

    Frank Walters

    Associate Professor
    Composition and rhetoric, nonfiction prose, technical and professional communication
    waltefd@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9012
    9012 Haley Center
  • Don Wehrs

    Don Wehrs

    Hargis Professor of English Literature
    The Novel, Long 18th-Century British Literature, Critical Theory
    wehrsdr@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9056
    9056 Haley Center
  • Candice Welhausen

    Candice Welhausen

    Assistant Professor
    Technical and Professional Communication; Document Design; Editing; Visual Rhetorics; Health and Science Communication; Risk Communication
    caw0103@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9062
    8056 Haley Center
  • Stewart Whittemore

    Stewart Whittemore

    Associate Professor
    Rhetoric and Composition; Technical and Professional Communication
    snw0003@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9028
    8060 Haley Center
  • Chad Wickman

    Chad Wickman

    Hargis Associate Professor of Writing Studies
    Rhetoric and Composition; Technical and Professional Communication; Editing; Writing and Literacy Studies; Rhetorical Theory; Rhetoric of Science and Technology
    cew0016@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9061
    8054 Haley Center
  • Susan A. Youngblood

    Susan A. Youngblood

    Associate Professor
    Technical and Professional Communication; Editing; Risk Communication
    say0001@auburn.edu
    (334) 844-9075
    8074 Haley Center

Last Updated: June 05, 2014