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Name Position/Research Area Contact Office
Aldrich, Marcia

Professor

Creative Writing

aldrich@msu.edu

884-4416

C604

Wells Hall

Arch, Stephen

Professor

Early American Studies and 19th-Century American Literature

arch@msu.edu

884-4419

C608

Wells Hall

Aslami, Zarena

Associate Chairperson for Graduate Studies/Associate Professor

19th-Century British Literature

aslami@msu.edu

884-4425

 C619

Wells Hall

Birdwell, Robert

Post-Doctoral Fellow

 

birdwell5@msu.edu

C614

Wells Hall

Boyadjian, Tamar

Assistant Professor 

Medieval Studies

tamar@msu.edu

884-4437

C633

Wells Hall

Burns, Brian

Assistant Professor-Fixed Term

burnsbr2@msu.edu

884-4450

C648

Wells Hall

Butler, Tamara

Assistant Professor

African American Literature and Culture / English Education and Critical Literacies

tbutler@msu.edu

C705

Wells Hall

Cilano, Cara

Chairperson

cilano@msu.edu

 
Contreras, Sheila

Associate Professor and Associate Dean

20th-Century and Contemporary Literature / US Latin@ Literature, Film, and Culture / Women's Studies

sheilac@msu.edu

884-4433

884-6767

C627

Wells Hall

320

Linton Hall

Deng, Stephen

Associate Chairperson for Undergraduate Studies/Associate Professor

Early Modern Literature and Culture

dengs@msu.edu

884-4426

C620

Wells Hall

Eriksen, Telaina

Assistant Professor-Fixed Term

Creative Writing

telaina@msu.edu

884-4451

C646

Wells Hall

Eswaran Pillai, Swarnavel

Assistant Professor

Film Studies / Creative Writing

eswaran@msu.edu

884-4446

C643

Wells Hall

Figueroa, Yomaira

Assistant Professor

Latin@ Caribbean/Afro-Latin@ Studies / 20th-Century and Contemporary Literature / US Latin@ Literature, Film, and Culture

yomairaf@msu.edu

884-4413

C600

Wells Hall

Goeringer, Lyn

Assistant Professor

Film Studies / Music

goering4@msu.edu

432-0145

308

Music Practice Building

Guzzetta, Juliet

Assistant Professor

Dramatic Literature / Performance Studies / Italian Studies

guzzetta@msu.edu

884-4447

C644

Wells Hall

Harrow, Kenneth

Professor

African American Literature and Culture / African and African Diaspora Studies / Film Studies / Postcolonial Literature and Culture

harrow@msu.edu

884-4439

C635

Wells Hall

Hassan, Salah

Associate Professor

Arab American and Muslim American Studies / Postcolonial Literature and Culture

hassans3@msu.edu

884-4438

C634

Wells Hall

Henry, Gordon

Professor                   

Creative Writing / Native American Literature / 20th-Century and Contemporary Literature

henryg@msu.edu

884-4427

C621

Wells Hall

Hoppenstand, Gary

Professor

Film Studies / 20th-Century and Contemporary Literature

hoppens2@msu.edu

884-4454

C702

Wells Hall

Hsu, Carleen Ling-an Professor of Practice

Film Studies and the Media and Information Dept. in Communication Arts
hsucarle@msu.edu

516-983-5797
 
Johnsen, William

Professor

20th Century British Literature / Modernism

johnsen@msu.edu

884-4455

C703

Wells Hall

Johnson, Lamar

Assistant Professor

English Education

john5589@msu.edu

 

C615

Wells Hall

Johnston, Peter Film Production Specialist

john2950@msu.edu

884-4441

C637

Wells Hall

Larabee, Ann

Professor

20th-Century and Contemporary Literature

larabee@msu.edu

884-4432

C626

Wells Hall

Logan, Sandra

Associate Professor

Early Modern Literature and Culture

logans@msu.edu

884-4452

C700

Wells Hall

Ma, Sheng-mei

Professor

Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies / Film Studies / Postcolonial Literature and Culture / 20th-Century and Contemporary Literature

mash@msu.edu

353-3764

C603

Wells Hall

McCallum, Ellen

Associate Professor

Critical Theory / Film Studies / Queer Theory /Feminist Studies/ LGBTQ Studies /American literature

emc@msu.edu

884-4430

C624

Wells Hall

Michaelsen, Scott

Professor

Critical Theory /Film Studies / Native American Culture / 19th-Century American Literature / 20th-Century and Contemporary Literature / US Latin@ Literature, Film, and Culture

smichael@msu.edu

884-4453

C701

Wells Hall

Mowry, Ruth Advising Specialist

mowry@msu.edu

355-8387

C613

Wells Hall

Nieland, Justus

Professor

Film Studies / Modernism / 20th-Century and Contemporary Literature

nieland@msu.edu

884-4477

C641

Wells Hall

O'Donnell, Patrick

Professor

Critical Theory /Film Studies / Modernism / 20th-Century and Contemporary Literature

pod@msu.edu

355-7576

C641

Wells Hall

Paris, Rae

Assistant Professor

African American Literature and Culture / Creative Writing / 20th-Century and Contemporary Literature / Women's Literature

rparis@msu.edu

884-4418

C606

Wells Hall

Penn, William

Professor

Creative Writing / Native American Literature

penn@msu.edu

884-4458

C706

Wells Hall

Petchauer, Emery

Associate Professor

Coordinator of English Education program

petchau1@msu.edu

884-4413

C600

Wells Hall

Phillips, Natalie M.

Assistant Professor 

18th-Century British Literature

nmp@msu.edu

884-4412 

C602

Wells Hall

Rachman, Stephen

Associate Professor

19th-century American literature / Film Studies

rachman@msu.edu

884-4421

C610

Wells Hall

Raphael, Lev

Assistant Professor-Fixed Term

Creative Writing, 19th Century American Literature, and 20th Century and Contemporary Literature
raphael3@msu.edu

884-4449

C646 

Wells Hall

Seaton, James

Professor

19th and 20th Century American literature and culture/Critical Theory/History of Criticism/Law and Literature

seaton@msu.edu

884-4460

C709

Wells Hall

Silbergleid, Robin

Associate Professor

Creative Writing / 20th-Century and Contemporary Literature / Women's Literature

silberg1@msu.edu

884-4409

C601

Wells Hall

Singh, Jyotsna

Professor

Early Modern Literature and Culture / Film Studies / Postcolonial Literature and Culture

jsingh@msu.edu

884-4459

C708

Wells Hall

Stoddart, Judith

Associate Professor

19th-Century British Literature

stoddart@msu.edu

884-4429

C623

Wells Hall

Stowe, David

Professor

20th-Century and Contemporary Literature

stowed@msu.edu

355-7575

C617

Wells Hall

Teahan, Sheila

Associate Professor

19th-century American literature / 20th-Century and Contemporary Literature

teahan@msu.edu

884-4428

C622

Wells Hall

Valadez, John

Professor of Practice

valadez3@msu.edu

270

Communication Arts and Sciences

Valles, Margot

Assistant Professor--Fixed Term

 

vallesm@msu.edu

C623

Wells Hall

Vincent, William

Professor

Creative Writing / Film Studies

vincentw@msu.edu

355-9534

C645

Wells Hall

Watts, Edward

Professor

Early American Studies / 19th-Century American Literature

wattse@msu.edu

884-4420

C609

Wells Hall

Wray, Jeff

Associate Professor

African American Literature and Culture / Creative Writing / Film Studies / 20th-Century and Contemporary Literature

wrayj@msu.edu

884-4442

C638

Wells Hall

Yumibe, Joshua

Associate Professor, Director of Film Studies

Film History and Critical Theory 

yumibe@msu.edu

884-4443

C639

Wells Hall

       

Emeriti

     
Name Research Area Contact  
Gochberg, Donald Professor gochberg@msu.edu  
Goodson, Clint Professor    
Gross, Barry Professor barrygross35
@yahoo.com
 
McClintock, James Professor mcclint1@msu.edu  
McGuire, Philip Professor mcguire@msu.edu  

Pollak, Ellen

Professor

Feminist Theory l 18th-Century British Literature and Culture

pollak@msu.edu  
Robinson, Randal Professor robins29@msu.edu  
Smitherman, Geneva

Professor, Executive Committee, African American and African Studies

Sociolinguistics; African American Studies

smither4@msu.edu  
Stalker, James Professor stalker@msu.edu  
Stock, Patricia Professor plstock@msu.edu  
Tavormina, Teresa Professor tavrmina@msu.edu  
Wilson, Marilyn Director of English Education/Professor
English Education
wilsonm@msu.edu

517-355-1899