Emeritus, Emerita, and Retired Faculty

  • Donald Ault
    Professor Emeritus
    Romantic Poetry (William Blake), Literature and Mathematics, Literary Theory, Comics and Animation
  • Richard Brantley
    Professor Emeritus
    Romanticism, the History of Criticism, the Bible as Literature
  • A. Carl Bredahl
    Professor Emeritus
    American Literature, Ethnic Literature, Native American Literature
  • Ronald Carpenter
    Professor Emeritus
    Rhetorical Theory, Speechwriting, Persuasion
  • Ira Clark
    Professor Emeritus
    Renaissance Literature, History of Theological and Social Ideas
  • Patricia Craddock
    Distinguished Professor Emerita
    18th-Century British Literature, Narrative Theory, Children’s Literature, Lyric Poetry
  • Alistair Duckworth
    Professor Emeritus
    British Literature from the 18th Century to Present, Literature and Landscape (1700–1850)
  • Debora Greger
    Professor Emerita
    Creative Writing (Poetry)
  • R. Brandon Kershner
    Professor Emeritus
    20th-Century British Literature, Popular Culture, Cultural Studies, James Joyce, Creative Writing (Poetry)
  • Wayne Losano
    Associate Professor Emeritus
    Professional Writing
  • Kevin McCarthy
    Professor Emeritus
    Linguistics, Florida Studies, Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Brian McCrea
    Professor Emeritus
    18th-Century Literature, Expository Writing, Literary Criticism
  • Marie Nelson
    Professor Emerita
    Chaucer and Chaucer’s Women, Old English Language and Literature, Linguistics, Writing about Language
  • Melvyn New
    Professor Emerita
    Chaucer and Chaucer’s Women, Old English Language and Literature, Linguistics, Writing about Language
  • Judith W. Page
    Professor
    Romanticism, British Women Writers of the 18th and 19th Centuries, Wordsworth, Judaism
  • Bernard J. Paris
    Professor Emeritus
    Victorian and Comparative Fiction, Psychology and Literature, Shakespeare, Karen Horney
  • Padgett Powell
    Professor
    Creative Writing (Fiction)
  • Patricia Schmidt
    Professor Emerita
    20th-Century American Literature, Political Rhetoric, 20th-Century American Biography
  • Harry Shaw
    Professor Emeritus
    African American Literature
  • R. Allen Shoaf
    Professor Emeritus
    Medieval Studies, Early Modern Studies, Milton, Literary Theory, Dante
  • Carolyn Smith
    Associate Emerita in English
    Composition and Writing Programs
  • Chris Snodgrass
    Professor Emeritus
    Victorian Literature and Art, esp. 1880–1900; Fin-de-Siècle “Decadence”; Cultural Studies; Poetry
  • Robert Thomson
    Associate Professor Emeritus
    Folklore, The Ballad, The Folktale/Myth/Legend, Shakespeare, New Zealand Literature
  • Roger Thompson
    Professor Emeritus
    Linguistics, Social Linguistics, Teaching English as a Second Language, World English
  • Gregory L. Ulmer
    Professor Emeritus
    Comparative Literature and Theory, Pop Culture, Media Studies, Computers and Writing
  • Sidney Wade
    Professor Emerita
    Creative Writing (Poetry), Translation