Professor Justus Nieland has been named Chair of the Department of English, effective October 1, 2019. Dr. Nieland joined the Department of English as an Assistant Professor in 2002. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 2008 and to full Professor in 2014. During his 17 years with the department, Nieland has been actively involved in its research, teaching, service, and outreach missions. Please see this link for further information.