Faculty


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Dr. Brian Bedard
Adjunct Instructor, English

English Department
E 502 Boone
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313- 4341

Office Location
E 324 Sharp #202F

Office Hours
MWF 10-11; & by appt.

Ph.D., University of Utah, 1981
Professor Emeritus of English, University of South Dakota
Emphasis: Creative Writing-Fiction, 20th Century American Literature

 
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Dr. Chase Bollig
Assistant Professor of English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 18
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-6665

Office Location
Robinson House #210

Office Hours
MW 11-1; & by appt.

Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2015
Emphasis: Rhetoric, Composition, and Literacy, Working Class Studies

 
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Dr. Matthew Bolton
Assistant Professor of English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 18
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-4718

Office Location
Robinson House #214

Office Hours
TR 1:15-2:30 (RO 214); T 4-5:30 (Writing Center); & by appt.

Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2011
Emphasis: Film Studies, Adaptation Theory, Narratology

 
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Dr. Dan Butterworth

Professor of English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 018
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-6678

Office Location
Robinson House #212

Office Hours
T 8:15-9:15, 1:15-2:15; W 9-11; R 8:15-9:15; & by appt.

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1988
Emphasis: Contemporary Literature, Romantic Literature, Creative Writing

 
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Dr. Benjamin Cartwright

Lecturer, English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 18
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313- 6712

Office Location
E 328 Sharp, #102

Office Hours
TR 10-12 (English Annex); W 10-12 (Writing Center); & by appt.

Ph.D., University of Kansas, 2014
Emphasis: 19th and 20th Century American Literature, Poetics, Prose Poetry, Speculative Fiction, Creative Writing

 
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Dr. Ann Ciasullo
Chair of Women's & Gender Studies
Associate Professor of English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 018
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-5955/5845

Office Location
Robinson House #203 (ENGL)
730 E Boone #104 (WGST)

Office Hours
MW 1:15-2; & by appt. (ENGL)
TR 10-12; & by appt. (WGST)

Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2002
Emphasis: 20th Century American Literature, Feminist Theory, Women Writers, Popular Culture and Cultural Studies, Literary Theory

 
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Dr. Meagan Ciesla
Assistant Professor of English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 18
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-6671

Office Location
Robinson House #207

Office Hours
MWF 11-12; T 10:30-11:30 (Writing Center); & by appt.

Ph.D., University of Missouri, 2014
Emphasis: Creative Writing, 20th Century American Literature, Working Class Studies

 
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Dr. Beth Cooley

Professor of English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 018
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-3645

Office Location
Robinson House #204

Office Hours
M 2-4; WF 8:30-9:30; & by appt.

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1988
Emphasis: 20th Century British and American Literature

 
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Dr. Brian Cooney
Director of Center for Public Humanities
Professor of English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 018
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-6680

Office Location
Crosby 022C

Office Hours
TR 1:30-3:30; & by appt.

Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2004
Emphasis: British Romanticism

 
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Prof. Jeffrey Dodd
Director of Center for Teaching & Advising
Assistant Professor of English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 018
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-6742

Office Location
Foley #105

Office Hours
MW 1-2; T 10-12; & by appt.

M.A. and M.F.A., Eastern Washington University, 2006
Emphasis: Creative Writing, Poetry, 20th Century American Literature

 
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Dr. Heather Easterling Ritchie
Associate Professor of English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 018
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-6682

Office Location
Robinson House #211

Office Hours
M 2-4; W 9:30-11 (Writing Center); R 4-5; & by appt.

Ph.D., University of Washington, 2004
Emphasis: Early Modern Drama, Representation of Early Modern Gender and Culture in Literature

 
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Dr. John Eliason
Director of Composition and the Writing Center
Professor of English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 018
Spokane, WA  99258-0018

Phone: (509) 313-6717
Fax: (509) 313-5814

Office Location
Robinson House #202

Office Hours
W 10-2 (Writing Center); & by appt.

Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno, 2001
Emphasis:  Writing Program Administration, Writing Pedagogy, Writing Centers, Writing Across the Curriculum

 
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Dr. Patsy Fowler

Professor of English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 018
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-6700

Office Location
Robinson House #208

Office Hours
On Sabbatical FA16

Ph.D., Auburn University, 2002
Emphasis: Restoration & 18th Century British Literature, Women's Studies, and the Development of the Novel

 
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Prof. Ginger Grey
Senior Lecturer, English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 018
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-3957

Office Location
E 328 Sharp #202

Office Hours
TR 9:45-10:45; W 12:10-2:10; & by appt.

M.F.A., Eastern Washington University, 2004
Emphasis: Fiction

 
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Prof. Jessica Halliday
Senior Lecturer, English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 018
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-3957

Office Location
E 328 Sharp #202

Office Hours
TR 2:30-3:30; W 12:10-2:10; & by appt.

M.F.A., Eastern Washington University, 2007
Emphasis: Fiction

 
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Prof. Heath Herrick

Senior Lecturer, English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 018
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-3670

Office Location
E 328 Sharp #203

Office Hours
TR 2:35-4:35; & by appt.

M.F.A., Eastern Washington University, 2001
Emphasis:  Creative Writing-Fiction

 
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Dr. Michael Herzog

Professor of English, Emeritus

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 18
Spokane, WA 99258

Office Location
Contact through email.

Ph.D., University of Washington, 1971
Emphasis: Old English and Medieval, Comparative Literature, Literature and Film

 
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Dr. Yu-Kyung Kang
Assistant Professor of English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 18
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-4727

Office Location
Robinson House #209

Office Hours
MW 1:15-2:30; R 1-2:30; & by appt.

Ph.D., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2016
Emphasis: Writing Studies, Transnational Literacy, Multilingual Writing, Writing Center Administration,Theory, and Practice

 
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Prof. Jennifer Knight
Adjunct Instructor, English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 18
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-4340

Office Location
E 324 Sharp #201E

Office Hours
WF 1-1:50; & by appt.

M.F.A., University of Oregon, 2010
Emphasis: Creative Writing-Poetry

 
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Dr. Tod Marshall

Director of Writing Concentration
Professor of English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 018
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-6681

Office Location
Crosby 003

Office Hours
T 11-12; 1:15-2:30; & by appt.

Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1996
Emphasis: Poetry, Modernism, Contemporary Literature, Creative Writing

 
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Dr. Jessica Maucione
Associate Professor of English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 018
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-3624

Office Location
Robinson House #205

Office Hours
W 9:30-10:30; F 12:30-2:30; & by appt.

Ph.D., Washington State University, 2008
Emphasis:  Contemporary American Literature and Ethnic Studies

 
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Dr. Jeff Miller

Associate Professor of English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 018
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-6676

Office Location
Robinson House #206

Office Hours
TR 8-9:15; W 12:30-2; & by appt.

Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 2002
Emphasis: 19th Century American Literature

 
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Prof. Michele Pajer

Senior Lecturer, English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 018
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-6674

Office Location
E 328 Sharp #201

Office Hours
MW 3-4:30; & by appt.

M.A., University of Kentucky, 1987
Emphasis: English Literature

 
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Dr. Michael Pringle

Associate Professor of English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 018
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-6716

Office Location
Robinson House #213

Office Hours
MW 1-2; F 1-3; & by appt.

Ph.D., Washington State University, 2000
Emphasis: Early American Literature

 
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Dr. Ingrid Ranum
English Department Chair
Associate Professor of English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 018
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-6675

Office Location
Robinson House #215

Office Hours
M 12-2; W 10-10:50, 2-3; & by appt.

Ph.D., Washington State University, 2004
Emphasis: Victorian Literature

 
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Dr. Katey Roden
Visiting Scholar in Digital Humanities
Lecturer, English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 018
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-3666

Office Location
Crosby 022B

Office Hours
MW 1-3; & by appt.

Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2016
Emphasis: Early Modern Literature, Devotional Poetry & Prose, Disability Studies, and Women's & Gender Studies

 
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Dr. Rebecca Smith
Adjunct Instructor, English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 18
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-4341

Office Location
E 324 Sharp #202F

Office Hours
TR 9:30-10:30; & by appt.

Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2009
Emphasis: British and American Modernism, 19th Century British Literature, The City, Visual Cultural

 
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Dr. David Summers
Lecturer, English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 18
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: 509-313-4719

Office Location
E 324 Sharp #102D

Office Hours
MW 11-12; TR 9-10:45; & by appt.

Ph.D., University of Washington, 1989
Emphasis: Medieval & Renaissance Lit, Greek & Roman Lit, Modernism

 
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Dr. David Tagnani
Lecturer, English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 18
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-3682

Office Location
E 328 Sharp #101

Office Hours
MWF 10-12; & by appt.

Ph.D., Washington State University, 2015
Emphasis: 19th and 20th Century American Literature and Ecocriticism

 
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Dr. Patricia Terry

Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
Professor of English

E 502 Boone
AD Box 089
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-3885

Office Location
College Hall #416H

Office Hours
M-F  8-12, 1-4:30; & by appt.

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dr. Patricia Terry is Interim Chair of the Communication Studies Department. She is also Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of English. Her scholarly interests focus on 20th century American literature, composition and rhetoric. Before taking a leadership position in the Communication Studies Department, she worked in various assessment projects and participated in the organization of the Spokane Intercollegiate Research Conference.

 
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Dr. J.D. Thayer

Associate Professor of English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 018
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-3646

Office Location
Robinson House #201

Office Hours
TR 10-12; & by appt.

Ph.D., University of Oregon, 2002
Emphasis: Old English & Medieval Literature

 
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Dr. Linda Tredennick
Associate Director of Honors
Professor of English

English Department
E 502 Boone
AD Box 018
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-6790

Office Location
Crosby 004 (ENGL)
611 E Boone (HONORS)

Office Hours
TR 1:15-2:15 (CSC 004); & by appt.
W 10-12 (HONORS); & by appt.

Ph.D., University of Oregon, 2002
Emphasis: Renaissance Literature

 
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Dr. Anthony Wadden
Professor of English, Emeritus

English Department
E. 502 Boone
AD Box 18
Spokane, WA 99258

Office Location
Contact through email.

Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1970
Emphasis: 18th and 19th Century British Novel, Victorian Studies