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Richard Barney, Associate Professor (Ph.D. University of Virginia) Early Modern British Philosophy and Literature, History of the Sublime, Critical Theory, Film.
Thomas Bass, Professor (Ph.D. University of California at Santa Cruz)
Bret Benjamin, Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Studies (Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin) Transnational Studies, Cultural approaches to Science and Technology, the Rhetoric of Development.
Jeffrey Berman, Distinguished Teaching Professor (Ph.D., Cornell) 19th- and 20th- Century British Literature, the Novel, Psychoanalytic Literary Criticism.
Ronald A. Bosco, Distinguished Professor of English and American Literature, Collins Fellow, and Grand Marshal of the University (Ph.D., Maryland). General Editor, The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Harvard University Press. 17th through 19th century American literary and intellectual history.
Langdon Brown, Associate Professor; Fellow, NYS Writers Institute (Ph.D., Cornell University) Theater History, Dramatic Literature.
Lana Cable, Associate Professor. (Ph.D., Johns Hopkins) 16th and 17th century English Literature and Culture, Augustan Satire, Shakespeare and Milton.
Tamika L. Carey, Assistant Professor (Ph.D., Syracuse University) Rhetoric and Composition, African American Rhetorics, Feminist Rhetorics, and Black Feminist Thought and Pedagogy.
Patricia Chu, Assistant Professor. Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1997) 19th- and 20th-century American literature, Anglo-American modernism, race and gender theory, Asian American literature, anime.
Tom Cohen, Professor. (Ph.D., Yale) Literary, Cultural and Media Studies.
Randall Craig, Professor. (Ph.D., Wisconsin) British Fiction and Narrative Theory.
Lydia Davis, Associate Professor and Writer-in-Residence. (B.A., Barnard College) Fiction.
Teresa Ebert, Professor. (Ph.D., Minnesota) Critical and Cultural Theory, Marxist Theory, Feminist Critique, Globalization Theory.
Helen Regueiro Elam, Associate Professor. (Ph.D., Brown) Literary Theory, 19th- and 20th-Century Poetry.
Donald Faulkner, Associate Professor. (M. Phil., Yale) Director of the NYS Writers Institute. Philosophy and Modern Studies.
Jennifer Greiman, Associate Professor. (Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley). 18th- and 19th-century American and transatlantic literature.
Glyne Griffith, Associate Professor. Joint appointment: English and Latin American, Caribbean & US Latino Studies. (Ph.D. University of the West Indies).
jil hanifan, Full-time Lecturer and Director of the Writing Center. (D.A., University at Albany, SUNY) Composition, Pedagogy and Poetics.
Mike Hill, Associate Professor, English, Affiliate Faculty Member, Women's Studies (Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook). Critical Race Studies, Eighteenth-Century Writing and the Public Sphere; Materialist Cultural Theory.
Pierre Joris, Professor. (Ph.D., SUNY Binghamton) Poetry & Poetics, Critical Theory, Comparative Literature, Translation Studies, New Media & Performance Studies, Creative Writing.
Eric Keenaghan, Associate Professor. (Ph.D. Temple University) Literatures of the Americas, Modernist Studies, Queer and Gender Theory.
William Kennedy, Professor; NYS Writers Institute. (B.A., Siena) Creative Writing.
Kir Kuiken, Assistant Professor (Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, 2006). Romantic Literature and Culture, 19th-century British Literature, Literary Theory, Contemporary Continental Philosophy and Political Theory.
James Lilley, Assistant Professor (Ph.D., Princeton, 2007). 18th- and 19th-century American and British Literature, Political Theory, Literature and Philosophy.
Ineke Murakami, Associate Professor (Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2006). 16th- and 17th-century English literature and culture, early drama including Shakespeare, Political Theory, Performance Studies.
Tomás Urayoán Noel, Assistant Professor (Ph.D., New York University, 2008) U.S. Latino/a Literatures and Cultures, Poetry and Poetics of the Americas, Cultural Studies, Performance Studies, Translation, Creative Writing.
Stephen North, Distinguished Teaching Professor (D.A., University at Albany, SUNY) History of English Studies, Image of the Writer in Culture, Mystery and Detective Fiction.
Martha Rozett, Professor. (Ph.D., Michigan) Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies.
Helene Scheck, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Director (Ph.D., Binghamton University, SUNY) Medieval Literature.
Charles Shepherdson, Professor. (Ph.D., Vanderbilt University) Romantic and Modern Lyric Poetry, Literary Theory, Psychoanalysis, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, 19th-Century Intellectual History.
Edward Schwarzschild, Associate Professor; Fellow, NYS Writers Institute (Ph.D., Washington University) Fiction Writing, American Literature, Film Studies.
Derik Jalal Smith, Assistant Professor (Ph.D. Northwestern University)
Paul Stasi, Assistant Professor (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley) Modernism, 20th-century Anglophone writing, Marxist, aesthetic, and postcolonial theory, silent film.
Lynne Tillman, Professor and Writer-in-Residence. (B.A., Hunter College) Fiction.
Mary Valentis, Associate Professor. Literary Theory, Psychoanalysis and Culture, Interdisciplinary Humanities.
Laura Wilder, Assistant Professor. (MFA University of Iowa, Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin). Rhetoric and composition, rhetoric of academic disciplines, history of rhetoric and literary instruction, Classical rhetoric, composition studies research methodologies, writing processes.
David Wills, Professor, joint appointment: English; Languages, Literatures and Cultures. (Doctorat du troisieme cycle, Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris) Literary Theory, Film and Film Theory, 20th century French Literature, Comparative Literature.
Robert Yagelski, Associate Professor, (Ph.D., Ohio State University) Rhetoric and Composition
Carolyn Yalkut, Associate Professor and Internship Director . (Ph.D., University of Denver) Creative Writing, Journalism, Contemporary American Literature.