Brittain Fellow Alums

If you have updated information about any former Brittain Fellow, please contact the Associate Director of the Writing and Communication Program, Dr. Andy Frazee.

2015 Alums

  • Joy Bracewell
    University of Georgia
    Research Interests: Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Studies, the Black Atlantic, Visual Literacy

  • Mauro Carassai
    University of Florida
    Research Interests: Digital Media, Criticism and Theory, American Studies

  • Lisa Dusenberry
    University of Florida
    Research Interests: Children’s Media, Digital Media, Media Theory, Technical Communication

  • Annalee Edmondson
    University of Georgia
    Research Interests: 19th–21st-century British literature, literary modernism, narrative theory, the novel, feminist theory, ethics, affect theory

  • Marty Fink
    The Graduate Center (CUNY)
    Research Interests: Queer/trans studies, HIV/AIDS and new media, graphic novels, DIY zine culture, prison activism

  • Amanda Golden
    University of Washington
    Research Interests: Poetry, Anglo-American Modernism, Digital Humanities, Composition

  • Dustin Hannum
    University of Rochester
    Research Interests: American literature, literary theory, rhetoric and composition, film

  • Leah Haught
    University of Rochester
    Research Interests: Medieval Literatures and Cultures, Middle English Arthuriana

  • Julie Hawk
    University of Rochester
    Research Interests: Medieval Literatures and Cultures, Middle English Arthuriana

  • Mirja Lobnik
    Emory University
    Research Interests: Literature of the Americas, Interdisciplinary Studies of Memory and Orality, Multimodal Composition

  • Noah Mass
    University of Texas
    Research Interests: Twentieth and Twenty-First Century American Literature, Southern Literature, African-American Literature, Regionalism, and Transnational Studies

  • Patrick McHenry
    University of Florida
    Research Interests: American Modernist Poetry, Literature, and Culture; Literary and Critical Theory; New Media Studies, Cultural Studies

  • Iuliu Ratiu
    SUNY Albany
    Research Interests: Analytical Writing and Life Narratives, Nineteenth-Century American Literature: Thoreau, Transcendentalism and Antebellum Literature

2014 Alums

  • Andrew Bozio
    PhD, University of Michigan
    Research Interests: Late medieval and early modern drama and poetry; cognitive theory and literary studies; intellectual history
    abozio@skidmore.edu

  • Mollie Barnes
    PhD, University of Georgia
    Research Interests: Victorian Literature, American Literature, Nineteenth-Century Transatlanticism
    Assistant Professor of English, University of South Carolina Beaufort
    mbarnes2@uscb.edu

  • Rachael Dean-Ruzicka
    PhD, Bowling Green State University
    Research Interests: American Culture, Digital Pedagogy, Young Adult Literature
    Assistant Professor of English, Georgia Gwinnett College
    rdeanruzicka@ggc.edu

  • Jason Ellis
    PhD, Kent State University
    Research Interests: Twentieth-century American literature and Science Fiction, Digital Literacy, and Neuroscientific Discourses
    Assistant Professor of English, New York City College of Technology
    jellis@citytech.cuny.edu

  • John Harkey
    PhD, The City University of New York
    Research Interests: 20th century American Literature, especially poetics

  • Christine Hoffmann
    PhD, University of Arkansas
    Research Interests: Credibility standards in early modern British literature, copia & accumulation in early modern and 21st-century discourse, folly’s influence in early modern drama & 21st-century politics, self-fashioning & gender politics inside social networks
    ceh0073@auburn.edu

  • Jennifer Lux Holley
    PhD, University of Connecticut
    Research Interests: Poetry and the intersection between creative and critical writing

  • Aaron Kashtan
    PhD, University of Florida
    Research Interests: Media studies, Comics, Animation, Video Games, Literature, Computer Graphics

  • Margaret Konkol
    PhD, SUNY Buffalo
    Research Interests: Modernism, Poetry/Poetics, Ecocriticism, Digital Humanities, Literature and Science, Feminist Criticism
    Visiting Assistant Professor of English, New College of Florida
    mkonkol@ncf.edu

  • Amanda Madden
    PhD, Emory University
    Research Interests: Technological change in the Early Modern Era, Digital Humanities, Cultural Networks and Intellectual Communities, Narrative, Cultural Adaptations of Technology, and Historical Representation in Popular Culture

  • Julia Munro
    PhD, University of Waterloo
    Research Interests: pre-photographic and early photographic technologies

  • Jennifer Orth-Veillon
    PhD, Emory University
    Research Interests: Comparative Literature, French Literature, Postcolonial Studies, Twentieth Century European Literature

  • Aron Pease
    PhD, University of Florida
    Research Interests: Economic Critique; Global Studies; Media Studies; Ninteenth, Twentieth, and Twenty-First Century American Literature; Economics; Cultural Studies

  • Britta Spann
    PhD, University of Oregon
    Research Interests: Twentieth Century American Literature, Poetry, and the Classical Tradition

2013 Alums

  • Brandy Blake
    PhD, University of Georgia
    Research Interests: Children’s Literature, Fantasy, Victorian and Modern British Literature.
    ISyE Academic Advisor and Communication Specialist, Georgia Institute of Technology
    brandy.blake@isye.gatech.edu

  • Sarah Bleakney
    PhD, University of Florida
    Research Interests: Victorian Studies, Aging Studies, Gender Studies, Business Communication.
    Instructional Designer, University of Florida
    sarah.bleakney@warrington.ufl.edu

  • Doris Bremm
    PhD, University of Florida
    Research Interests: Twentieth-Century Literature, Visual Art and Culture, Film, Museum Studies.

  • Peter Fontaine
    PhD, Georgia State University
    Research Interests: Fiction Writing, American Pop Culture Studies.
    Communication Center Associate Director, Georgia Institute of Technology
    peter.fontaine@lmc.gatech.edu

  • James Gregory
    PhD, University of Georgia
    Research Interests: Medieval English and Welsh Studies, Digital Literacy, Technical Communication.
    Instructional Design Consultant, IUPUI
    jamegreg@iupui.edu

  • Kathleen Hanggi
    PhD, Emory University
    Research Interest: Postcolonial Studies with emphasis on African Literature and Film.
    Assistant Professor of English, Doane College
    kathleen.hanggi@doane.edu

  • Lauren Holt
    PhD, Emory University
    Research Interests: First Year Writing and Communication, Multiliteracies and Multimodality, Digital Pedagogy, Participatory Pedagogy, Restoration, Eighteenth-Century Literature, Poetics, Genre Theory, and Affect and Psychoanalytic Theory.
    ESL Program Instructor, Emory University
    laurenreaholt@gmail.com

  • Diane Jakacki
    PhD, University of Waterloo
    Research Interests: Early Modern Literature, Digital Humanities, Multimedia Research, Theatre.
    Digital Scholarship Coordinator, Bucknell University
    diane.jakacki@bucknell.edu
    website

  • Emily Kane
    PhD, University of Georgia
    Research Interests: 19th and 20th Century American Literature, 20th Century British and Irish literature, Transatlantic Travel and Relocation.
    Program Officer, The Center for Global Education, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
    kane@hws.edu

  • Thomas Lolis
    PhD, University of Miami
    Research Interests: Renaissance Literature, Composition, Graphic Novel, Visual Rhetoric.
    English Teacher, The Episcopal School of Texas
    t.lolis@tmi-sa.org

  • Kellie Meyer
    PhD, University of York
    Research Interests: Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Nineteenth Centure Literature, Literary Criticism.
    Office Manager, DIY Event Décor Rentals

  • Michelle Miles
    PhD, Emory University
    Research Interests: Contemporary Irish Literature, Postcolonial Literature, Composition.
    Associate Director, UGA at Oxford Study Abroad Program
    mrmiles@uga.edu

  • Christopher Ritter
    PhD, Washington State University
    Research Interests: Digital Game Studies, Digital Rhetoric, Computers and Writing.
    Assistant Professor, Clayton State University
    christopherritter@clayton.edu
    (678) 466-4879

  • Malavika Shetty
    PhD, University of Texas – Austin
    Research Interests: Linguistics, Rhetoric, Gaming, Television, Indian Culture and Identity.
    Lecturer, Writing and Communication Program, Georgia Tech
    malavika.shetty@lmc.gatech.edu

  • Katherine Tanski
    PhD, Purdue University
    Research Interests: Rhetoric of Technology, New Media, Popular Culture, Fandom Rhetoric, Professional Writing, and Fan Culture.
    Instructional Designer, North Idaho College
    kvtanski@nic.edu                                                                                                                                        

  • Christopher Weedman
    PhD, Southern Illinois University
    Research Interests: British Film, Literature, and Culture; Exp. Excilic Cimena Film Studies and Twentieth Century British Literature and Drama.
    Visiting Assistant Professor, Kutztown University

2012 Alums

  • Michelle DiMeo
    PhD, University of Warwick
    Research Interests: Early Modern Science and Medicine, Early Modern Medicine Books, Katherine Jones, Lady Ranelagh (1615-1691)
    Curator of Digital Collections at the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF)
    mdimeo [at] chemheritage [dot] org
    Website

  • Leeann Hunter
    PhD, University of Florida
    Research Interests: Professional Culture, Gender, and Technology in the Nineteenth Century and the Present, with Emphasis on Social Economics.
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of English, Washington State University
    leeann.hunter@wsu.edu
    Website

  • Jennifer Parrott
    PhD, Southern Ilinois University – Carbondale
    Research Interests: Twentieth-Century British and Irish Fiction and Drama, Contemporary Irish Women Playwrights, Travel Writing.
    Assistant Professor of English, Clayton State University
    jenniferparrott@clayton.edu
    Website

  • Nirmal H. Trivedi
    PhD, Boston College
    Research Interests: U.S. Empire Studies, 19th-century American Culture, Visual Culture, Postcolonial Theory, Digital Pedagogy.
    Director, Academic Transition Programs (GT 1000 & First-Year Reading Program), Georgia Institute of Technology
    nirmal.trivedi@gatech.edu

2011 Alums

  • Crystal B. Lake
    PhD, University of Missouri
    Research Interests: Eighteenth-Century and Romantic British Literature, Material Culture, and Historiography; Cultural Studies, Women Writers.
    Assistant Professor of English, Wright State University
    crystal.lake@wright.edu

  • Paulette Richards
    PhD, University of Virginia
    Research Interests: French Civilization, History.
    Professor, English Workshops in Professional Communication, Institut Supérieure de Management, Senegal; Artist in Residence, Institut Français
    paulette.richards [at] lmc.gatech.edu">paulette.richards@lmc.gatech.edu

  • Robin Wharton
    PhD, University of Georgia
    Research Interests: Medieval Law and Literature, Critical Legal Studies, the Digital Humanities.
    Lecturer of English, Georgia State University
    Editor, Hybrid Pedagogy Publishing
    Editor and Head of Technical Development, The Hoccleve Archive
    Website
    @rswharton on Twitter

  • Roger Todd Whitson
    PhD, University of Florida
    Research Interests: Romantic and Postmodern Literature, Graphic Novels, Media Theory, Disability Studies.
    Assistant Professor, Washington State University
    roger.whitson@wsu.edu

2010 Alums

  • Olin Bjork
    PhD, University of Texas at Austin
    Research Interests: English Literature, English, Professional Writing, Technical Communication, Digital Humanities.
    Assistant Professor of English, University of Houston-Downtown
    bjorko@uhd.edu

  • David Brown
    PhD, University of Michigan

  • Emma Crandall
    PhD, University of Michigan
    Research Interests: Fashion and Style, and the History of Butch Glamour.
    Assistant Professor of English, Temple University

  • Kathryn Farley
    PhD, Northwestern University
    Research Interest: Impact of Digital Media Technologies on Creativity and Performance Scholarship.
    Instructor, Kennesaw State University
    kfarley67@hotmail.com
    www.kathrynfarley.org

  • Elizabeth Freudenthal
    PhD, University of California – Santa Barbara
    Research Interests: Contemporary US Fiction and Culture, the Medicalization of Personality.
    Grant Writer, Growing Home Inc.
    efreundenthal@yahoo.com

  • Jurgen E. Grandt
    PhD, University of Georgia
    Research Interest: Intersections of Raciological Taxonomies With Recording and Print Technologies in Twentieth-Century American Culture.
    Assistant Professor of English, Gainesville State College
    jurgen.grandt@ung.edu

  • Anthony (Andy) Dyer Hoefer
    PhD, Louisiana State University
    Research Interests: Religion and Literature (Particularly the Eschatological Dimensions of Region and Nation), Ecocriticism (Particularly the Relationships Between Regional Identity and Land Use Policies).
    Director of the University Scholars Program, George Mason University
    ahoefer@gmu.edu

  • Jared Johnson
    PhD, SUNY Stony Brook
    Research Interests: English Renaissance Drama, Early Modern Cultural Studies, Film and New Media Adaptations of Shakespeare, Interdisciplinary Scholarship That Explores Interstitial Connections Between and Among English, Theater Arts, and Media Studies.
    Assistant Professor of English, Thiel College
    jjohnson@thiel.edu

  • Stacy B. Lavin
    PhD, Duke University
    Research Interests: Semiotics, Modernist Literature (Literary Modernism), Italian (Languages and Linguistics), Postmodernism (Literature), the Social Study of Information and Communication Technology.
    Formatting Manager, American Journal Experts

  • Danielle Lawson
    PhD, Queensland University of Technology – Brisbane, Queensland (Australia)
    Research Interests: The Intersection Between Popular Culture and Cyberculture, Celebrities and Their Use of Internet Technology (Social Media, Websites and Discussion Groups), Fandoms and Fan Communities, Social Identities in Online Spaces, Citizen Journalism and the Changing Nature of “Information Media.”
    Assistant Professor of Communication & Media Studies, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

  • Karissa McCoy
    PhD, Vanderbilt University
    Research Interests: American Literary/Cultural Studies, Critical Race Studies, Gender/Sexuality Studies.
    Communications Specialist, Kenning Communications; Administrative Assistant, Physique Perfection Dance Studio

  • Ruth McIntyre

  • Matthew Paproth
    PhD, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale
    Research Interests: Contemporary British and Irish Fiction (Especially Modernism and Postmodernism), Popular Culture and Cultural Studies (Especially Music and Television), Technology in Pedagogy (Especially Multimedia Classroom Projects).
    Assistant Professor of English, School of Liberal Arts, Georgia Gwinnett College
    (470) 955-2473

  • Manuel Antonio Perez Tejada Dominguez
    PhD, The University of Kansas
    Research Interests: Movies, Documentaries, Mexican Cinema, Cultural Industries, Film Distribution, Film and Media Studies.
    Full-time professor, Department of Communication Sciences, University of the Americas – Puebla
    antonio.tejada@udlap.mx
    +52 (222) 229-20000 Ext. 2209

  • Tiffany Tsao
    PhD, University of California – Berkeley
    Research Interests: Colonial Naturalist Texts, Comparative Literature, East Kalimantan Literature, Indonesian Literature, Victorian Literature.
    Lecturer, School of Humanities and Social Science, University of Newcastle
    tiffany.tsao@newcastle.edu.au

  • Daniel Vollaro
    PhD, Georgia State University
    Research Interests: American Literary History, American Anarchism, Existentialist Literature, Service Learning Pedagogy.
    Assistant Professor of English, Georgia Gwinett College
    dvollaro@ggc.edu

  • Andrea Wood
    PhD, University of Florida
    Research Interests: Transnational Comics and Animation, Popular Genres, New Media, LGBTQ Literature and Film, Feminist and Queer Theory, Fandom Studies.
    Assistant Professor of Media Studies, Winona State University
    awood@winona.edu

2009 Alums

  • Alexander Vaughan Ames 
    PhD, Saint Louis University
    Adjunct Instructor, University of South Carolina
    amesa@mailbox.sc.edu

  • Fernando Arenas
    PhD, University of California, Berkeley
    Research Interests: Literature, Film, and Popular Music, Studied Through an Interdisciplinary and Theoretical Prism Centering on the Dyad of Post-Colonialism and Globalization.
    Full-time professor, University of Medellin

  • Scott Balcerzak
    PhD, University of Florida
    Research Interests: Classic Hollywood Literature and Film, Early 20th Century Popular Stage, Vaudeville and Broadway, Cinema and Digital Culture, Gender Studies
    Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies, Northern Illinois University
    sbalcerzak@niu.edu

  • Jason Embry
    PhD, Georgia State University
    Research Interests: Postmodernism Science Fiction, First-Year Writing, Utopia/Dystopia.
    Assistant Professor of English, Georgia Gwinett College
    jembry@ggc.edu

  • Lisa Hager 
    PhD, University of Florida
    Assistant Professor of English, University of Wisconsin – Waukesha
    lisa.hager@uwc.edu

  • Todd Reynolds
    PhD, University of Florida
    Full-time organizer, Maryland Teachers and Researchers Union

  • Lisa Schneider
    PhD, Emory University
    Instructor, Roosevelt University

  • Allison Whitney
    PhD, University of Chicago
    Research Interests: Gender, Race, and Genre; Religion and Film, Feminist Media Studies.
    Assistant Professor of English, Texas Tech University
    allison.whitney@ttu.edu

2008 Alums

  • Scott Banville
    PhD, Ohio State University
    Research Interests: Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Culture, the Novel, Cultural Studies, Popular, Culture, Gender and Sexual Studies, Digital Media Studies.
    Assistant Professor of English and Writing Program Administrator, Nicholls State University

  • Andrew Cooper
    PhD, Princeton University
    Research Interests: Literature, Film Studies, Rhetoric, Composition, Technical Communication, the Horror Genre in Novels and Film.
    Assistant Professor, University of Louisville
    andrew@landrewcooper.com

  • Francis Desiderio
    PhD, Emory University
    Research Interests: American Studies, Urban Studies.
    Honors Program Assistant Director, Georgia Southern University
    francisdesiderio@georgiasouthern.edu

  • Terry Easton
    PhD, Emory University
    Assistant Professor of English, Gainesville State College

  • Lori Emerson
    PhD, SUNY at Buffalo, New York
    Research Interests: Digital Media, Digital Literature, Media Theory, Archives, Media Archaeology, History of Computing, Typewriting; Twentieth and Twenty-First Century North American Literature: the Avant-Garde, Modernism, Post-1945 Experimental Writing, and Science and Literature.
    Assistant Professor of English, University of Colorado – Boulder
    lori.emerson@colorado.edu

  • Daryl Farmer
    PhD, University of Nebraska – Lincoln
    Research Interests: Creative Writing (Nonfiction/Fiction and Poetry), Literature of Ecology, 20th Century American Literature, Composition, Contemporary U.S. West Literature, Travel Literature and the Journey Narrative, Magical Realist Literature.
    Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, Stephen F. Austin State University
    dlfarmer@alaska.edu

  • Angela Flury
    PhD, University of California – Davis
    Research Interests: Fashion Studies, History of the Novel, Translation Studies, Visual Studies, Pedagogy of Writing, Cinema.
    Associate Professor of English, DePauw University
    aflury@depauw.edu

  • Michael Fournier
    PhD, Georgia State University
    Research Interests: Renaissance Poetry, 20th Century Poetry in English, Technical Communication.
    Assistant Professor of English, Georgia Gwinnett College
    mfournie@ggc.edu

  • Derek Merrill
    PhD, University of Florida
    Lecturer, UC Merced
    dmerrill2@ucmerced.edu

  • Chad Pearson
    PhD, University of Texas at Dallas
    Research Interests: Rhetoric,  Expository Writing, Composition, Creative Writing, World Literature, American Literature, Literary Theory, Humanities, Film Studies, Speech and Communication.

  • Ruben Ramirez-Sanchez
    PhD, The University of New Mexico
    Associate Professor of Communication, University of Puerto Rico

  • JC Reilly
    PhD, University of Nebraska – Lincoln
    Research Interest: Poetry.
    Director of Undergraduate Programs, Georgia Institute of Technology
    jc.reilly@lmc.gatech.edu

  • Benjamin J. Robertson
    PhD, University at Buffalo
    Research Interests: Digital Media, Music, Contemporary American Literature and Culture, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Critical Theory.
    Instructor, University of Colorado – Boulder
    benjamin.j.robertson@colorado.edu

  • Kent Still
    PhD, Emory University
    Research Interest: Philosophy.
    Philosophy Instructor, Emory University

2007 Alums

  • Ashley Andrews
    PhD, University of Houston
    Research Interests: Literature and Interdisciplinary Courses.
    Assistant Professor, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
    andrewsa@erau.edu

  • Mary Behrman
    PhD, Emory University
    Research Interests: History of the English Language, Medieval Literature.
    Lecturer of English, Kennesaw State University
    mbehrman@kennesaw.edu

  • Kristin Girard
    PhD, SUNY Stony Brook
    Research Interests: Parenting, Cooking, Healthy Living, Education, Travel, Staying Organized.
    Editor of Fayette Woman Magazine
    http://kristingirard.com/contact/

  • Rodney Hill
    PhD, University of Kansas
    Research Interests: Film, Marketing and Publicity.
    Assistant Professor of Film, Hofstra University
    rodney.hill@hofstra.edu

  • Caroline Kimberly
    PhD, Tulane University
    Communications Specialist, The University of Texas – MD Anderson Cancer Center

  • Thomas Lilly
    PhD, Emory University
    Research Interests: 19th Century American Literature, Particularly Periodical Literature and the Modes; Genres and Materials of Popular Literature of the Period; the Relationship Between Online Writing and Critical Thinking.
    Associate Professor of English, Georgia Gwinnett College
    tlilly@ggc.edu

  • James McClung
    PhD, University of Georgia
    Director of UGA at Oxford Study Abroad Programs
    jmcclung@uga.edu

  • Ben Miller
    PhD, Emory University
    Research Interests: Human Rights, Sound Studies, Digital Humanities, Collective Memory.
    Assistant Professor, Georgia State University
    miller@gsu.edu

  • Melissa Stevenson
    PhD, University of California – Santa Barbara
    Academic Director, Stanford University
    melissas@stanford.edu

  • John Wells
    PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology

  • Leslie Worthington
    PhD, Auburn University
    Chair of the Department of English and Foreign Languages, Advisor for the Chestatee Review, Gainesville State College
    lworthington@gsc.edu

  • Jennifer Wunder
    PhD, Georgia State University
    Research Interest: Literary, Cultural and Political Influence of Secret Societies Such as the Freemasons During the 18th and 19th Centuries
    Associate Professor of English, Director of the Honors Program, Georgia Gwinnett College
    jwunder@ggc.edu

2006 Alums

  • Kahlil Elayan
    PhD, Georgia State University
    Research Interests: Modern American Literature, Hero Literature, World Literature, Comparative Literature, Modern British Literature.
    Lecturer of English, Kennesaw State University
    keylayan@kennesaw.edu

  • Jonathan Goodwin
    PhD, University of Florida
    Research Interests: 20th Century and Contemporary Literature, Especially Modernism; Cognitive Science and Narrative Theory, and Film and New Media Studies.
    Assistant Professor of English, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
    jonathan.goodwin@louisiana.edu

  • Afshin Hafizi
    PhD, University of Florida
    Research Interests: Iranian Society, Philosophy, World Literature.
    English Professor, The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)

  • Steve Levin
    PhD, Emory University
    Research Interests: How Twentieth-Century Global Conditions Have Shaped Contemporary Culture and Produced New Discourses of Self and Identity, Contemporary British and Postcolonial Literature, Transnational Cultural Studies, Critical and Literary Theory.
    Associate Professor of English, Clark University
    slevin@clarku.edu

  • Srikanth Mallavarapu
    PhD, SUNY Stony Brook
    Research Interests: The Negotiation of Modernity in the Postcolonial Context, Contemporary South Asian Literature and film, Critical Theories of Literature, Science, Technology, and Culture.
    Assistant Professor, Roanoke College
    mallavarapu@roanoke.edu

  • Brian McGrath
    PhD, Colgate University
    Research Interests: European Romanticism, Poetry and Poetics, and Literary, Aesthetic, Rhetorical Theory.
    Associate Professor, British Literature and Literary Theory, Clemson University
    mcgrath@clemson.edu

  • Petra Schweitzer
    PhD, Emory University
    Research Interests: Holocaust Studies, Comparative Literature, Testimony and Trauma Studies.
    Associate Professor, Department of Foreign Languages, Shenandoah University
    pschweit@su.edu

  • Fred Young
    PhD, University of Florida
    Lecturer, Full-time faculty, UC Merced
    fyoung3@ucmerced.edu

2005 Alums

  • Hamilton Carroll
    PhD, Indiana University
    Research Interests: Twentieth and Twenty-First Century US Literature, American Studies, Film Studies, US Culture Studies, Gender and Masculinity Studies, US Racial Formations, Memory, Cultures, and Globalization.
    Lecturer in American Literature and Culture, University of Leeds
    a.cathcart@leeds.ac.uk

  • Brian Cliff
    PhD, Emory University
    Research Interests: Modern and Contemporary Irish literature, Community and Contemporary Irish fiction, the Harlem Renaissance, the Use of Golden Age Comic Books in Contemporary American Fiction.
    Assistant Professor in Irish Studies and English, Trinity College – Dublin
    bcliff@tcd.ie

  • Reshmi Hebbar
    PhD, Emory University
    Research Interests: Literary and Cultural Studies, Multicultural Fiction, American Literature, Women’s Literature, Narratives of Immigration, Media Studies.
    Assistant Professor of English, Oglethorpe University
    rhebbar@oglethorpe.edu

  • Bridget Heneghan
    PhD, Vanderbilt University

  • Piper Huguley-Riggins
    PhD, Georgia State University
    Research Interests: Twentieth Century American Literature, Popular Fiction.
    Lecturer, Spellman College
    phuguley@spelman.edu

  • Michael Laughter
    Research Interests: Career Preparation, Workplace Communication Issues, Business Ethics.
    Assistant Coordinator of the Undergraduate Professional Communcations Program, Georgia Institute of Technology
    michael.laughter@ece.gatech.edu

  • Lisa McNair-Dupree
    PhD, University of Chicago
    Research Interests: Technical Communications, Computers and Writing, Sociolinguistics.
    Associate Professor, Department of Engineering Education, Virginia Tech
    lmcnair@vt.edu

  • Doreen Piano
    PhD, Bowling Green University
    Research Interests: Rhetorical Theory, Composition Studies, Women and Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, Critical Pedagogy, Visual Research Methods, Creative Nonfiction.
    Associate Professor, University of New Orleans
    dpiano@uno.edu

  • Tabitha Sparks
    PhD, University of Washington
    Research Interests: The 19th Century Novel, Literature and Medicine; Narrative Theory.
    Associate Professor and T.A. Coordinator, McGill University

  • Chuck Tryon
    PhD, Purdue University
    Research Interests: Film Theory and History, Modern and Postmodern Theory, Literary Theory, Modern and Postmodern American Literature, Narrative Theory, Electronic Pedagogy, Frankfurt School, Cultural Studies, Science Fiction and Fantasy.
    Associate Professor, Fayetteville State University
    ctryon@uncfsu.edu

  • Patricia Ventura
    PhD, University of Florida
    Research Interests: Cultural Studies, American Studies, Neoliberal Culture Studies, Film and Media Studies.
    Associate Professor, Department of English, Spelman College
    pventura@spelman.edu

2004 Alums

  • Doug Davis
    PhD, Carnegie Mellon University
    Assistant Professor of English, Gordon State University
    ddavis@gordonstate.edu

  • Scott Ellis
    PhD, Emory University
    Research Interests: American Literature with an Emphasis on Pre-1900 Texts, American Indian Literature, Science Fiction, the Relationship Between Technology and Literature.
    Professor of English at Southern Connecticut State University
    elliss3@southernct.edu

  • Andrew Hebard
    PhD, University of Chicago
    Research Interests: Late 19th Century American Literature, the State Regulation of Race Relations, American Imperialism and Sovereignty, Law and Literature, Literary Genres.
    Associate Professor, Miami University
    hebarda@muohio.edu

  • Laura McGrath
    PhD, University of Georgia
    Research Interests: Online Teaching and Learning, New Media, Rhetoric and Composition, Professional Writing.
    Associate Professor of English at Kennesaw State University
    lmcgrat2@kennesaw.edu

  • Lisa Minnick
    PhD, University of Georgia
    Research Interests: Language Variation in American English and the Development of Modern English; Language, Gender, and Culture; Language in the African American Community; the Language of American Literature; Politics and the English Language.
    Associate Professor of Western Michigan University
    lisa.minnick@wmich.edu

  • Kate Ready
    PhD, University of Georgia
    Research Interests: British Eighteenth-Century and Romantic literature.
    Assistant Professor of English, The University of Winnipeg
    k.ready@uwinnipeg.ca

  • Mary Wearn
    PhD, University of Georgia
    Research Interests: Gender Studies, Abolitionist Writing and Slave Narratives, Maternal Theory, Electronic Pedagogy.
    Associate Professor of English and Assistant Vice President for Academic Planning and Policy, Middle Georgia State University
    mary.wearn@maconstate.edu

  • Jennifer Wheelock
    PhD, Florida State University
    Executive Director, Development Communications, Emory University
    jennifer.wheelock@gmail.com

2003 Alums

  • Ann Campbell
    PhD, Emory University
    Research Interests: Eighteenth-Century British Literature, Women’s Novels, Courtship Novels.
    Associate Professor of English, Boise State University
    anncampbell@boisestate.edu

  • Mary Carney
    PhD, University of Georgia
    Research Interests: Gender, culture, and American literature of the 19th and 20th centuries.
    Associate Professor of English and Director, Center of Teaching, Learning and Leadership, University of North Georgia
    mary.carney@ung.edu

  • Molly Crumpton
    PhD, University of Georgia
    Research Interests: Cross-Cultural Study of Ethnic American Literatures.
    English Professor, California State University – Stanisclaus
    mcrumpton@csustan.edu

  • Jason Jones
    PhD, Emory University
    Research Interests: Victorian Literature, Humanities Computing, Psychoanalysis.
    Professor, Central Connecticut State University
    jonesjason1@ccsu.edu

  • Susan McHugh
    PhD, Purdue University
    Research Interests: Modern and Contemporary Narrative, Media Theory, Intersectional Analysis, Animal Studies in Literature, Science, and the Arts.
    Professor and Chair, Department of English, University of New England
    smchugh@une.edu

  • Gretchen Papazian
    PhD, University of Chicago
    Research Interests: Children’s Literature, American Literature, Cultural Studies.
    Assistant Professor of English, Central Michigan University
    papaz1gd@cmich.edu

  • Matthew Roberson
    PhD, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
    Research Interests: Fiction Writing, Postmodern American Literature, Cultural Studies.
    Professor, Central Michigan University
    rober1m@cmich.edu

  • Stacy Takacs
    PhD, Indiana University
    Research Interests: Contemporary American Literature and Culture, American Cultural Studies, TV Studies, Media and Globalization.
    Associate Professor, Oklahoma State University
    stacy.takacs@okstate.edu

  • Jennifer Thompson
    PhD, University of California – Irvine
    Research Interests: Feminist Theory, 19th and 20th Century Philosophy and Critical Theory, the Representation of Violence.
    Assistant Professor of the Humanities, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

  • Skip Willman
    PhD, Indiana University
    Research Interests: Contemporary American Fiction, Critical Theory.
    Associate Professor, University of South Dakota
    skip.william@usd.edu

  • Vince Willoughby

2002 Alums

  • Ron Broglio
    PhD, University of Florida
    Research Interests: Critical Animal Studies, Literary Theory, English, Phenomenology, Art History, Critical Theory, Continental Philosophy, Art Theory.
    Associate Professor, Arizona State University
    ron.broglio@asu.edu

2001 Alums

  • Sandy Baldwin

  • Richard A. House
    PhD, University of California – Irvine
    Research Interests: Contemporary American Literature, Literary Theory, Engineering Communication.
    Associate Professor of English, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
    richard.a.house@rose-hulman.edu

  • Eric Sonstroem
    PhD, Indiana University
    Research Interests: Romanticism, Cultural Studies, Cultural Studies of Science, Population, Electronic Pedagogy.
    Chair of the English Department, University of the Pacific
    esonstroem@pacific.edu

2000 Alums

  • Suzanne Black

  • Katheryn McPherson
    PhD, Emory University
    Research Interest: The Ways English Drama Reveals Aspects of the Protestant Reformation.
    Honors Program Director and Professor of English, Utah Valley University
    kathryn@yorku.ca

  • Lance Newman
    PhD, Brown University
    Research Interests: Early American Literature, Environmental Literature.
    Professor of English and Environmental Studies, Westminster College
    lnewman@westminstercollege.edu

  • Lisa Yaszek
    PhD, University of Wisconsin – Madison
    Research Interests: Speculative Fiction, Science and Technology Studies, Gender Studies, Cultural History.
    Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Georgia Institute of Technology
    lisa.yaszek@lmc.gatech.edu

1999 Alums

  • Dan Cabaniss
    PhD, University of Southern California
    Associate Professor of English and Journalism, University of North Georgia
    dan.cabaniss@ung.edu

  • Lissa Holloway-Attaway
    Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor, Department of Culture and Communication, Blekinge Institute of Technology.
    lissa.hollowayattaway@bth.se

  • Heather Huddleston
    PhD, University of California

  • Andy McMurray

  • Alex Reid
    PhD, SUNY Albany
    Research Interests: The Study of Communication Theory and Practice in Digital Media, Digital Rhetoric, Composition Theory, Digital Humanities, Posthuman/Nonhuman Theory.
    Associate Professor of English, University at Buffalo
    areid@buffalo.edu

1998 Alums

  • Ann Bomberger
    PhD, SUNY Stony Brook
    Assistant Professor of English, Gannon University
    bomberge001@gannon.edu

  • Jeffrey Di Leo
    PhD, Indiana University
    Research Interests: Applied Ethics, Contemporary Innovative Literature, Classical American Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Language, Literary and Cultural Theory.
    Dean of Arts and Sciences and Professor of English and Philosophy, University of Houston-Victoria

1997 Alums

  • Sandra Hayes
    PhD, Santa Clara University

  • Mary McCormack
    PhD, Augusta State

  • Steve Spence
    PhD, University of Florida
    Research Interests: Media and Civil Rights, Social Media, Globalization
    Associate Professor of Digital Media Studies, Clayton State University
    stevespence@clayton.edu

  • Anne Stockdell-Giesler
    PhD, Georgia State University
    Research Interests: Teaching, Public Relations, Writing, Editing, Project Management.
    Founder, Silent e Writing Services

  • Patsy Worrall

1996 Alums

  • Tanya Augsburg
    Research Interests: Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Theory, Pedagogy, and Assessment.
    Associate Professor in the School of Humanities and Liberal Studies; Vice-President, Relations, of the Association for Interdisciplinary Studies (AIS),San Francisco State University.
    tanya@sfsu.edu
     
  • Kim VanHoosier-Carey
    Individualize Degree Specialist, Center for Individualized Learning, Metropolitan State University of Denver
    kvanhoo3@msudenver.edu

1990 Alums

  • Elizabeth Mauldin

  • David Morgen
    PhD, Columbia University
    Research Interests: Computers and Composition.
    Program Coordinator for the Emory Writing Program
    david.morgen@emory.edu

  • Jami Moss
    PhD, University of Wisconsin – Madison
    Research Interest: Fundraising.
    Director of Stewardship and Development, First Presbyterian Church
    jwise@firstpresatl.org

  • Anne Sinkey
    Education and Outreach Coordinator, Kennesaw State University
    asinkey@kennesaw.edu

  • Brandy Walker
    Research Interest: How Training Changes People’s Thinking About Conflict Resolution.
    Educational Program Specialist, UGA Fanning Institute
    brandy.walker@fanning.uga.edu