Interests: Renaissance drama and poetry; literature and religion.
Interests: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Oklahoma History
|Amit R. Baishya|
Interests: Postcolonial literature; cultural studies; film.
Eve Tavor Bannet
Professor of Women's and Gender Studies
George Lynn Cross Professor
Interests: The long eighteenth century; trans-Atlantic studies; British
and American literature; women; letters; history of reading; secret writing.
Rudolph C. Bambas Professor of Medieval English Literature & Culture
Director, University of Oklahoma Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies
Interests: Medieval literary reception, performance, and patronage;
"the iconography of the book" in medieval manuscripts.
Professor and David A. Burr Chair of Letters
Interests: Nineteenth-century English literature; cultural studies; literary and cultural theory.
Robert Con Davis-Undiano
Professor of English and Neustadt Professor
Executive Director of World Literature Today
Interests: American studies; Chicano studies; cultural studies; literary and cultural theory.
Interests: Digital Humanities, medieval manuscripts, and visual rhetoric.
Chair, English Department
Interests: British Romanticism; Victorian literature; Gender Studies; Lacanian theory.
Interests: Medieval literature and culture; Geoffrey Chaucer; Sir Thomas Malory; Edmund Spenser.
Honorée Fanonne Jeffers
Interests: Poetry Writing (Creative), Short Fiction Writing (Creative), Literary Criticism, Early African American Poetry, Contemporary African American Poetry, Blues Poetics.
Catherine A. John
Interests: Afro-Caribbean literature and culture; African-American literature and culture.
Interests: Composition, rhetoric, and literacy; creative writing.
Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Studies in English
Interests: Afro-Caribbean literature and culture; American modernism; African-American literature.
|William C. Kurlinkus |
Interests: New media; rhetoric; technical communication; design.
Vincent B. Leitch
George Lynn Cross Research Professor
Paul and Carol Daube Sutton Chair in English
Interests: Literary criticism and theory; cultural studies; poetry and poetics.
William Henry McDonald
Interests: Nineteenth-century American literature; twentieth-century American literature; literary theory
Director, Composition, Rhetoric, and Literacy Studies Program
Director, First-Year Composition
Interests: Rhetorical history, theory, and criticism; writing; women’s rhetoric; African American rhetoric; rhetorical education; religious rhetoric; environmental rhetoric; institutional history.
Joshua B. Nelson
Interests: American Indian and Indigenous literature, film, and media; Cherokee culture; identity theory; agency; anarchism; pragmatism.
Su Fang Ng
Interests: Early modern English and comparative literatures; kingship and political thought; colonialism and empire; early modern travel literature; early modern women writers; Shakespeare; Milton; epic; postcolonial literature.
Interests: Twentieth-century and contemporary American literature; postmodern fiction; poetry and poetics; media theory and technological history; aesthetics and phenomenology; queer theory.
Daniel Joseph Ransom
Director, Variorum Chaucer Project
Interests: Medieval literature; the history of English; Chaucer.
|Assistant Professor |
Interests: rhetoric; writing studies; multimodal composition; literacy; Indigenous studies; Chicanx & Latinx studies; materiality; decolonial and postcolonial theories
George Lynn Cross Research Professor
Adjunct Professor in Medicine
Interests: Twentieth-century literature; literature and medicine; critical theory.
Interests: Literary and cultural theory; twentieth-century American poetry; East-West poetics; Buddhism; Beat literature; trans-Pacific literature and criticism.
Sandra L. Tarabochia
Interests: Writing program administration; writing pedagogy; writing across the curriculum/writing in the disciplines; cross-curricular literacy learning; cross-disciplinary collaboration.
Professor; David Ross Boyd Professor
Interests: Shakespeare; American Indian literature; poetry and poetics; the Bible as literature.
Kathleen E. Welch
Interests: Writing and literacy; classical rhetorical theory; twentieth-
century rhetoric and composition theory; current technology and literacy
studies; feminist theory; historicized rhetoric.
Kimberly G. Wieser
Interests: American Indian critical theories, literatures, and rhetorics; gender studies.
Interests: Twentieth-century American literature; literary theory; rhetoric.