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Professor of English
Interests
  • Creative writing (five novels and an illustrated children's book)
  • Literary research (books on works by Abraham Rodriguez, Arthur Miller, Ernest Hemingway, Robert Coover, Toni Morrison, Walter Dean Meyers, William Goldman, and William Shakespeare
  • Writing instruction (seven books)
  • American Literature
  • World Literature
  • Writing pedagogy/andragogy
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Assistant Professor of World Literature
Interests
  • Southeast Asian Literature
  • Latin American Literature
  • Refugee and Migration Studies
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Instructor of Communications
Interests
  • Sports Broadcasting (history and practices)
  • Podcasting
  • Social Media
  • Sports and Social Justice
  • Multimedia/Online Journalism
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Professor of Communications
Interests
  • Civil Rights
  • Journalistic Ethics
  • Feature Writing
  • Sports and Social Justice
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Assistant Professor of Communications
Interests
  • News Literacy
  • Broadcast News
  • News Storytelling
Laura Dubowski
Associate Professor of English
Interests
  • Multicultural Literature of the United States
  • Motherhood Memoirs
  • Transatlantic Modernism
  • Creative Writing
Justine Dymond
Professor of English, Core Curriculum Director
Interests
  • Post-Colonial Literature
  • Toni Morrison
  • Literature and Gender Studies
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Professor of Composition and Rhetoric
Interests
  • Writing Pedagogy
  • Writing Across the Curriculum
  • Knowledge Transfer
Assistant Professor of Writing
Interests
  • Writing Pedagogy/Andragogy
  • Online Pedagogy
  • First-Year Experience
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Associate Professor of Communications
Interests
  • The Press in America
  • Print Journalism
  • The Athlete in Literature
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Professor of English
Interests
  • British Literature after 1789
  • The Victorian Manhood Question
  • Postcolonial Literature
Dennis Gouws, Springfield College
Honors Program Director, Professor of English
Interests
  • Medieval Literature
  • Early Modern Literature
  • Chaucer
  • Shakespeare
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Administrative Associate
Donna Laviolette
Professor of English, Assistant Dean of Arts and Sciences
Interests
  • Creative Writing
  • Environmental Writing
  • Composition
  • Modern and Contemporary Poetry
  • Short Stories
Associate Professor of English, Chair of Department of Literature, Writing, and Journalism
Interests
  • Early American Literature
  • US Drama
  • Native American Studies
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Professor
Interests
  • Modern and Contemporary Poetry
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Documentary Film Writing
  • Photography
Sherri VandenAkker, PhD
Assistant Professor of Composition/Rhetoric, Director of Writing Program
Interests
  • Composition Pedagogy
  • Rhetorical Memory
  • Visual Rhetoric
Anne Wheeler, Humanities