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  • David Curtis, Ph.D
    David Curtis, Ph.D
    Department Chair and Professor
    Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Specialization: Early American Literature; African American Literature
    Location: Ayers 3025
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  • Kim Balding, M.A.
    Kim Balding, M.A.
    Instructor
    M.A., Belmont University, Specialization: Irish culture and literature
    Location: Ayers 3064
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  • Sarah Blomeley, Ph.D.
    Sarah Blomeley, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Ph.D., in English, Miami University, Specialization: Rhetoric and Composition
    Location: Ayers 3030
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  • Heather Finch, Ph.D.
    Heather Finch, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Ph.D., Auburn University, Specialization: Early American and African American literature
    Location: Ayers 3049
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  • Susan Finch, Ph.D.
    Susan Finch, Ph.D.
    Associate Dean; Associate Professor
    Ph.D., Florida State University, Specialization: Creative Writing with an emphasis in fiction
    Location: Ayers 2044
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  • Charmion Gustke, Ph.D.
    Charmion Gustke, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Ph.D., George Washington University, Specialization: Twentieth-Century American Literature and Postcolonial Theory
    Location: Ayers 3043
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  • Kacie Hittel, Ph.D
    Lecturer
    Ph.D, University of Georgia
    Location: Ayers 3102
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  • Eric Hobson, Ph.D.
    Eric Hobson, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, Specialization: Rhetoric and Composition
    Location: Ayers 3066
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  • Amy Hodges-Hamilton, Ph.D.
    Amy Hodges-Hamilton, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Ph.D., Florida State University, Specialization: Rhetoric and Composition
    Location: Ayers 3028
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  • Kate Holland
    Lecturer
    M.A. in Classical Studies, Vanderbilt University
    Location: Ayers 3063
  • Caresse John, Ph.D.
    Caresse John, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Ph.D., Northern Illinois University, Specialization: Twentieth-Century American Literature
    Location: Ayers 3024
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  • Jason Lovvorn, Ph.D.
    Jason Lovvorn, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, Specialization: Writing, literacy, culture, and technology
    Location: Ayers 3040
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  • Carla J. McDonough, Ph.D.
    Carla J. McDonough, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Specialization: Modern and Contemporary Drama, Twentieth Century Literature, Gender Studies and Film
    Location: Ayers 3070
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  • Gary McDowell, Ph.D.
    Gary McDowell, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Ph.D., Western Michigan University, Specialization: Creative Writing and contemporary American poetics
    Location: Ayers 3029
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  • Maggie Monteverde, Ph.D.
    Maggie Monteverde, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Ph.D., Ohio State University, Specialization: Medieval Literature
    Location: Ayers 3023
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  • Douglas Murray, Ph.D.
    Douglas Murray, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Specialization: Eighteenth-Century British Literature
    Location: Ayers 3102
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  • Joy Nettles
    Lecturer
    M.F.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University
    Location: Ayers 3071
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  • Joel Overall, Ph.D.
    Joel Overall, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Ph.D., Texas Christian University, Specialization: Rhetoric and Composition
    Location: Ayers 3041
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  • Anne Malin Ringwalt-Johnson
    Lecturer
    M.F.A., University of Notre Dame
    Location: Ayers 3063
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  • Annette Sisson, Ph.D.
    Annette Sisson, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Ph.D., Indiana University, Specialization: Victorian Literature
    Location: Ayers 3027
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  • Bonnie Smith Whitehouse, Ph.D
    Bonnie Smith Whitehouse, Ph.D
    Professor; Director of Global Honors
    Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, Specialization: Writing and Rhetoric
    Location: Fidelity 208
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  • Andrea Stover, Ph.D.
    Andrea Stover, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Specialization: Writing
    Location: Ayers 3022
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  • Jonathan Thorndike, Ph.D.
    Jonathan Thorndike, Ph.D.
    Professor and Honors Program Senior Fellow
    Ph.D., Michigan State University, Specialization: Early 20th Century British literature including C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, and the Inklings
    Location: Ayers 3036
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  • Sue Trout, M.A.
    Sue Trout, M.A.
    Assistant Professor
    M.A., University of South Carolina, Specialization: American Literature
    Location: Ayers 3020
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  • Jayme Yeo, Ph.D.
    Jayme Yeo, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Ph.D, Rice University, Specialization: Renaissance devotional poetry, nationalism, and civil unrest
    Location: Ayers 3035
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Professors Emeritus

  • Devon Boan, Ph.D.
    Professor Emeritus
    Ph.D., University of South Carolina, Specialization: African American Literature
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  • Linda Holt, Ph.D.
    Professor Emerita
    Ph.D., University of Louisville, Specialization : Rhetoric and Composition
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  • Marcia McDonald, Ph.D
    Professor Emerita
    Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, Specialization: Shakespeare and early modern literature
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  • John Paine, Ph.D.
    Professor Emeritus
    Ph.D., Emory University, Specialization: World Literature
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  • Robbie Pinter, Ed.D
    Professor Emerita
    Ed.D., Vanderbilt University, Specialization: Writing
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