Faculty Facts

Mark Allister

Mark Allister
Professor of English

PhD MA Washington, BA California State–Chico

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Karen Cherewatuk
Professor of English

PhD, MA Cornell; BA State University New York–Albany

Carlos Gallego

Carlos Gallego
Associate Professor of English

PhD Stanford University

Joan Hepburn
Associate Professor of English

PhD MA Brown, BA New York University

Carol Holly
Professor of English

PhD Brown, MA BA Nebraska

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Jennifer Kwon Dobbs
Associate Professor of English

PhD MA University of Southern California, MFA University of Pittsburgh, BA Oklahoma State University

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Diane LeBlanc
Director of Writing and Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies; Writing and Women’s Studies

MFA Hamline University, MA Wyoming, BA St. Michael’s College (Vermont)

Karen Marsalek

Karen Marsalek
Associate Professor of English

PhD Toronto, MPhil Oxford, BA St. Olaf College

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Joseph Mbele
Associate Professor of English

PhD MA Wisconsin, MA BA Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania)

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Linda Mokdad
Assistant Professor of English and Film Studies

B.A., Film and Video Studies, English Literature, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Jonathan Naito

Jon Naito
Assistant Professor of English

PhD UCLA

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Björn Nordfjörd
Visiting Associate Professor of English

M.A., University of Iceland; Ph.D., University of Iowa

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Juliet Patterson
Visiting Assistant Professor of English

MFA Vermont College, BA University of North Dakota

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Benjamin Percy
Writer in Residence

MFA Creative Writing, Southern Illinois University, BA English, Brown University

Diana Postlethwaite

Diana Postlethwaite
Professor of English

PhD MPhil Yale, BA Harvard

Rebecca Richards

Rebecca Richards
Assistant Professor of English

PhD MA University of Arizona, BA Butler University

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Kaethe Schwehn
Visiting Assistant Professor of English

MFA Iowa Writers' Workshop, MFA University of Montana, BA Gustavus Adolphus College

Mary Titus

Mary Titus
Professor of English

PhD MA North Carolina, BA Skidmore (HY)

Mary Trull
Professor of English

PhD University of Chicago, BA Swarthmore College

Colin Wells

Colin Wells
Professor of English and Department Chair

PhD Rutgers, BA Boston College