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Faculty and Staff Directory

Chair

William Stockton

William Stockton

Professor and Chair
Renaissance Literature, Queer Theory, Translation, Creative Nonfiction
Email: wstockt@clemson.edu
Office: 802 Strode


Faculty

Susanna Ashton

Susanna Ashton

Professor
Notions of authentication and identity in slavery & freedom narratives; 19th- and early 20th-century American Literature; collaboration; surveillance studies; copyright; history of the book; periodical culture; abolitionist literature; Charles W. Chesnutt; American Literary Realism.
Email: sashton@clemson.edu
Office: 611 Strode


April Ayers Lawson

April Ayers Lawson

Lecturer
Prose Creative Writing (Fiction, Nonfiction & Screenwriting); Psychological Fiction (realism & horror); Surrealism; Contemporary Literature
Email: aalawso@clemson.edu
Office: 516 Strode


Desiree Bailey

Desiree Bailey

Writer in Residence
Email: dcbaile@clemson.edu


Katalin Beck

Katalin Beck

Senior Lecturer
Technical Writing, Business Writing, World Literature
Technical and Business Writing; Global and Cross-cultural Communication; Online Collaboration
Email: kbeck@clemson.edu
Office: 604 Strode


David Blakesley

David Blakesley

Professor and Campbell Chair in Technical Communication; Interim Director RCID
Histories of Rhetoric and Rhetorical Theory, Rhetoric of Film and Digital Media, Production-Related Practices
Email: dblakes@clemson.edu
Office: 616 Strode
Phone: (765)-409-2649


Nic Brown

Nic Brown

Associate Professor
Creative Writing
Email: ncbrown@clemson.edu
Office: 315 Strode


Peter Bryan

Peter Bryan

Lecturer
Comics Studies, Fan Studies, Adaptation Studies, Disability Studies
Email: pbryan2@clemson.edu
Office: Strode 311


Cameron Fae Bushnell, Ph.D.

Cameron Fae Bushnell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor; Director, Pearce Center for Professional Communication
Postcolonial Literature, Southern Literature, Contemporary Literature
Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Anglophone Postcolonial, World, and American Ethnic Literatures; Critical Literary and Race Theory; Interdisciplinary Studies; Cultural Studies; Postcolonial Literature & the Arts; Writing across the Curriculum (WAC) and Writing in the Disciplines (WID)
Email: cbushne@clemson.edu
Office: 707 Strode
Phone: 864-656-9351


Sarah E.S. Carter

Sarah E.S. Carter

Lecturer
Primary Research; First-Year Writing; Military Studies; Professional Communication
Email: scarte6@clemson.edu
Office: 502 Strode


Su Cho

Su Cho

Assistant Professor
Post-World War II U.S Poetry; Contemporary Asian American Literature; Feminist Utopian/Dystopian Literature
Email: scho@clemson.edu


Daniel Citro

Daniel Citro

Senior Lecturer
ENGL 2020: Literary Forms and Creative Writing; ENGL 2120: World Literature; Engl 2130: British Literature; ENGL 2140: American Literature; ENGL 2150: Literature in 20th- and 21st- Century Contexts
Creative Writing, Modernisms, Poetics, Forms/Genres
Email: dcitro@clemson.edu
Office: 311 Strode


Chelsea Clarey

Chelsea Clarey

Lecturer
English 1030: Composition and Rhetoric, English 2140: American Literature
19th-century Trans-Atlantic Literature; Domesticity and Domestic Violence; American Food-Culture History
Email: cclarey@clemson.edu
Office: 507 Strode


Brittany Clark

Brittany Clark

ENGL 1030: Composition and Rhetoric; ENGL 2140: American Literature
Consumer Culture, Working-Class Studies, Popular Media
Email: brc5@clemson.edu


David Coombs

David Coombs

Associate Professor
Email: dcoombs@clemson.edu
Office: 813 Strode


Anthony Correale

Anthony Correale

Contemporary Short Stories; Creative Writing; Transnational Literature; North American Indigenous Literature; Travel Narrative
Email: arcorre@clemson.edu
Office: Strode 613


Will Cunningham

Will Cunningham

Lecturer
Email: wcunnin@clemson.edu
Office: 613 Strode


Melissa Dugan

Melissa Dugan

Senior Lecturer
Literary Forms and Creative Writing, Introduction to Creative Writing
genre fiction, screenwriting, women's and gender studies, contemporary American poetry
Email: mmdugan@clemson.edu
Office: 502 Strode


Megan Eatman

Megan Eatman

Associate Professor, Director of First-Year Composition
Public Rhetoric, Visual Rhetoric, Digital Rhetoric, Disability Rhetorics, Composition Pedagogy
Email: meeatma@clemson.edu
Office: 806 Strode


Melissa Edmundson Makala

Melissa Edmundson Makala

Lecturer
British Literature, British and American Women Writers, World Literature
19th and 20th-century British women writers, gender and empire, women's supernatural fiction, ghost stories
Email: rmakala@clemson.edu
Office: 604 Strode


Stevie Edwards

Stevie Edwards

Lecturer
ENGL 2020: Literary Forms and Creative Writing; ENGL 2150: Literature in 20th- and 21st-Century Contexts; and ENGL 3460: Introduction to Creative Writing -- Poetry
Poetry, Creative Writing, Contemporary Literature
Email: sedwar7@clemson.edu
Office: 516 Strode


Maziyar Faridi

Maziyar Faridi

Assistant Professor
Comparative Modernism; Global Cinema; Poetry and Poetics; Film Theory; Postcolonial Transnational Studies; Critical Theory; Global South; Middle East and North African Literatures and Cinemas
Email: mfaridi@clemson.edu
Office: 610 Strode


Jonathan Beecher Field

Jonathan Beecher Field

Associate Professor, American literature
Early American Literature, Contested Spaces, Writing for Electronic Media
Settler Colonialism, Strategies of White Innocence, Feminism, Marxist Geographies
Email: jbfield@clemson.edu
Office: 808 Strode
Phone: Nonewas


Ashley S Fisk

Ashley S Fisk

Principal Lecturer
Technical and Business Communication and Service Learning
Email: cowden2@clemson.edu
Office: 514 Strode


David Charles Foltz

David Charles Foltz

Senior Lecturer
Americanism; Political Philosophy; The Western Philosophical Tradition
Email: davidf@clemson.edu
Office: 507 Strode


Jennifer Forsberg

Jennifer Forsberg

Senior Lecturer
American Literature, Literature of the 20 & 21st Centuries, WAC/WID Graduate Seminar
20th/21st Century American Lit & Culture, Gender, Performativity, Working-Class Studies
Email: jforsbe@clemson.edu
Office: 502 Strode


Santee Frazier

Santee Frazier

Visiting Assistant Professor
Indigenous Art of North & South America, Contemporary Indigenous Poetry & Poetics
Email: santeef@clemson.edu


Jordan Frith, Ph.D.

Jordan Frith, Ph.D.

Pearce Professor of Professional Communication
Technical Communication, Composition, Mobile media and Infrastructure, Histories of Technology
Infrastructure studies, writing studies, mobile media and communication,
Email: jfrith@clemson.edu
Office: 602


Lucian Ghita

Lucian Ghita

Senior Lecturer
Shakespeare and Early Modern Drama, Theatre History, Postcolonial and World Literatures, Performance Studies, Adaptation
Email: lghita@clemson.edu
Office: 615 Strode


Hannah Godwin

Hannah Godwin

Lecturer
ENGL 2120: World Literature; ENGL 2140: American Literature; ENGL 2150: Literature in 20th and 21st Century Contexts; ENGL 3850: Children's Literature; ENGL 3860: Adolescent Literature
Modernist Literature and Culture; Childhood Studies; Sexuality Studies
Email: hgodwin@clemson.edu
Office: 507 Strode


Erin M. Goss

Erin M. Goss

Associate Professor; Associate Chair
ENGL 4360 (Feminist Literature Criticism), ENGL 4640 (Topics: "Jane Austen and Comedy"); ENGL 4640 (Topics: "Women in Public"); ENGL 3960 (British Literature Survey I), ENGL 3100 (Critical Writing about Literature)
18th- and 19th-century British literature, culture, and thought; gender and race; nationalism; histories of feminism
Email: egoss@clemson.edu
Office: 810 Strode


LaCresha Green

LaCresha Green

Senior Lecturer
English 3040: Business Writing; English 1030: Composition and Rhetoric
Rhetoric of Divine Spaces; Rhetoric and Mortality; Rhetoric, Language, and Culture in U.S. Villages; and the Rhetoric of Identities
Email: lacresg@clemson.edu
Office: 502 Strode


Gabriel Hankins

Gabriel Hankins

Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Studies
Digital Literary and Cultural Studies, World Literature, Modernist Literature
Modernism, Digital Humanities, Television Studies, Comparative Theory, Horror
Email: ghankin@clemson.edu
Office: 609 Strode


Cynthia Ann Haynes

Cynthia Ann Haynes

Professor
RCID 8020 Cultural Research Methods; ENGL 3090 Studies in Humanities
Rhetoric, Composition, Critical Theory, Games Studies, Violence, Terrorism and Conflict
Email: texcyn@clemson.edu
Office: 256E Sirrine Hall
Phone: (864) 656-6411


Maya Hislop

Maya Hislop

Assistant Professor
ENGL 4830: African American Literature 1920-present; ENGL 4590: Reading Sexual Violence and White Supremacy (Senior Seminar); ENGL 2160 African American Literature
African American literature, African American history, gender studies, critical rape-race studies
Email: mhislop@clemson.edu
Office: 811 Strode


Jan Rune Holmevik

Jan Rune Holmevik

Associate Professor
Digital Publishing and Media Production, Transmedia Storytelling
Digital creativity and literacies, information design, digital transformation
Email: jholmev@clemson.edu
Office: 2101 Barre Hall


Matt Hooley

Matt Hooley

Assistant Professor; Director of Undergraduate Studies
Environmental Humanities, Native Studies, US Colonialism Studies
Email: mhooley@clemson.edu
Office: 317 Strode


Tharon Howard

Tharon Howard

Professor, professional communication and rhetoric
Digital Publishing and Media Production, Content Strategy, UX Design
Email: tharon@clemson.edu
Office: 617 Strode


Jenny Joczik

Jenny Joczik

Composition and Rhetoric, British Literature, American Literature, World Literature, English as a Second / Foreign Language
19th and 20th century British and Irish Literature; Irish Studies; World Mythology and Folklore; Literature of the American South; ESL/EFL; Composition
Email: vjoczik@clemson.edu


Tareva Johnson

Tareva Johnson

Lecturer
ENGL 2160 African American Literature; ENGL 1030: Composition & Rhetoric
African American Literature, Black Musical Traditions, Mobility Studies
Email: tarevaj@clemson.edu
Office: 517 Strode


Karen Kettnich

Karen Kettnich

Lecturer
ENGL 2120: World Literature
Folktales, Fairy tales, Shakespeare, Medieval and Renaissance theatre, Libraries
Email: kkettni@clemson.edu
Office: 511 Strode


J. Drew Lanham

J. Drew Lanham

Affiliate Faculty, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology, Master Teacher, and Certified Wildlife Biologist
Email: lanham@clemson.edu
Office: 115 Lehotsky Hall
Phone: 864-656-7294


Megan Noel MacAlystre

Megan Noel MacAlystre

Senior Lecturer
ENGL 2120: World Literature; ENGL 2130: British Literature; ENGL 2150: Literature in 20th-and 21st-Century Contexts; ENGL 3850: Children's Literature
Children’s Literature, Neo-Victorian Adaptations, Harry Potter, and Fairy Tales
Email: mmacaly@clemson.edu
Office: 311 Strode


Kimberly Snyder Manganelli

Kimberly Snyder Manganelli

Associate Professor
ENGL 3980: Early American Literature: The Remix (Literature Survey); ENGL 4170: Victorian Literature in the Age of Empire
Transatlantic Studies, Victorian Literature, Nineteenth-Century American Literature, African American Literature and Culture, Popular Culture
Email: kmangan@clemson.edu
Office: 807 Strode
Phone: (864) 656-5408


Dominic Mastroianni

Dominic Mastroianni

Associate Professor, American literature
19th-Century US Literature, Transcendentalism, History of Philosophy
Email: dbm@clemson.edu
Office: 608 Strode


Laurianne Matheson

Laurianne Matheson

Lecturer
Email: lauriap@clemson.edu
Office: Strode 516


Brian McGrath

Brian McGrath

Professor
Email: mcgrath@clemson.edu
Office: 607 Strode
Phone: (864) 656-3151


Seth McKelvey

Seth McKelvey

Lecturer
20th- & 21st century American literature; contemporary poetry; political economy
Email: rsmckel@clemson.edu
Office: Strode 311


Chelsea McKelvey

Chelsea McKelvey

Lecturer
ENGL 1030: Composition and Rhetoric; ENGL 2130: British Literature
Early Modern Literature;, Shakespeare; Eighteenth-Century Literature
Email: crmckel@clemson.edu
Office: Strode 511


Amy N Monaghan

Amy N Monaghan

Senior Lecturer
Sound and Popular Music Studies, 21st C Poetry, the Long 1980s, Jet Lag, Shipping Containers
Email: amonagh@clemson.edu
Office: 506 Strode


Keith Morris

Keith Morris

Professor, creative writing
Fiction Writing, Contemporary Literature, Literary Editing
Email: km@clemson.edu
Office: 314 Strode


Lee Morrissey

Lee Morrissey

Alumni Distinguished Professor; Affiliate Faculty, Religious Studies.
Milton, Restoration and Eighteenth-Century,
Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century English-language literature; John Milton; early modern religion and politics; history of literary criticism; colonial Ireland; archipelagic and transatlantic
Email: lmorris@clemson.edu
Office: 316 Strode
Phone: (864) 656-3151


Clare Mullaney

Clare Mullaney

Assistant Professor, Disability Rhetorics
American Literature, American Literature II, Practice of Criticism, Literary Editing, Disability Narratives (undergrad and grad)
disability studies, nineteenth- and twentieth-century U.S. literature, material text studies, and reading methods
Email: cmullaney@clemson.edu
Office: 605 Strode


Chelsea Murdock

Chelsea Murdock

Director of the Writing Lab; Archivist, Southeastern Writing Center Association
writing center theory and practice; Indigenous rhetorics; cultural rhetorics; material rhetorics, composition pedagogy
Email: cjmurdo@clemson.edu
Office: 307 ASC


Angela Naimou

Angela Naimou

Associate Professor
Literatures of the Middle East and North Africa; Postcolonial and World Literatures; World Literature; American Literatures of Race, Ethnicity, and Migration
Literatures in English since 1900; Anti-colonial and Postcolonial Theory; Studies of Race, Diaspora, and Migration; Law and Literature; World Literature in Translation
Email: anaimou@clemson.edu
Office: 709 Strode


Kathleen Nalley

Kathleen Nalley

Senior Lecturer
ENGL 2150: 20th & 21st Century Literature; ENGL 2120: World Literature; ENGL 2160: African American Literature; ENGL 3140: Technical Writing
Email: snalley@clemson.edu
Office: 511 Strode


Mary Nestor

Mary Nestor

Lecturer
ENGL 1030: Advanced Composition and Rhetoric; ENGL 2150: 20th and 21st Century Literature; 2130: British Literature; ENGL 2140: American Literature
British Romanticism, Adaptation Studies, Cultural Memory Theory
Email: mcnesto@clemson.edu
Office: 708 Strode


Taimi Olsen

Taimi Olsen

Affiliate Faculty; Director of Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation
American Modernism; Educational Development
Email: taimio@clemson.edu
Office: 201 Watt Family Innovation Center


Nancy Paxton-Wilson

Nancy Paxton-Wilson

Lecturer
17th and 18th Century British Lit, Critical Prison Studies, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing, STS Science/Technology in Society
Email: npaxton@clemson.edu
Office: 302 Strode


Ingrid Pierce

Ingrid Pierce

Lecturer
Medieval British Literature, Sound and Hearing, History of the senses
Email: ipierce@clemson.edu
Office: 506 Strode


Pete Puckett

Pete Puckett

American cultures and literatures of the long nineteenth century; Multiethnic American literatures; Native American literatures; Science and literature
Email: japucke@clemson.edu
Office: Strode 613


Mike Pulley

Mike Pulley

Senior Lecturer
ENGL 2130: Introduction to Journalism; ENGL 3330: Writing for the News Media; ENGL 3150: Science Writing & Communication
Journalism, Narrative Nonfiction, Science Writing, 20th-century Literature
Email: wpulley@clemson.edu
Office: 302 Strode


John Logan Pursley III

John Logan Pursley III

Principal Lecturer
Poetry, Creative Writing, 20th & 21st Century Literature
Email: pursle3@clemson.edu
Office: 302 Strode


Philip D Randall

Philip D Randall

Senior Lecturer
English 3150: Science Writing; English 1030: Composition and Rhetoric; STS 1010
Email: randal3@clemson.edu
Office: 302 Strode


Elizabeth Rivlin

Elizabeth Rivlin

Associate Professor, Shakespeare and Early Modern British Literature
Early Modern British lit; Shakespeare, adaptations, & cultural history
Early Modern British literature ; Shakespeare, adaptations, and cultural history
Email: rivlin@clemson.edu
Office: 804 Strode


Aga Skrodzka

Aga Skrodzka

Associate Professor
Film Theory and Criticism; Sexuality and the Cinema; Alterity and Difference on Screen; The Essay Film
Film and Media Theory, Feminist Thought, Erotics of Screen, Political Economy of the Visual Commons, Transnational Cinemas
Email: askrodz@clemson.edu
Office: 712 Strode
Phone: 864-656-3151


Kendra Slayton

Kendra Slayton

Visiting Assistant Professor - Medieval Literature
Chaucer; Gender; Medieval theology & philosophy
Email: kslayto@clemson.edu
Office: Strode 306


Michelle Smith

Michelle Smith

Associate Professor, Rhetoric and Composition
Rhetorical Theory, Feminist Rhetorics and Methodologies, Material Rhetorics, Utopian Literature
Feminist rhetorics, historiography, women’s work, archives, utopianism
Email: mcsmth@clemson.edu
Office: 606 Strode


John Smith

John Smith

Senior Lecturer, Director of World Cinema
ENGL 4500: Film Genres; ENGL 4520: Great Directors; ENGL 4510: Film Theory and Criticism; ENGL 3670: Introduction to Film
Adaptation Industry, Genre, Melodrama, Reception Studies
Email: johnsm@clemson.edu
Office: 256D Sirrine Hall
Phone: 864-656-1532


Elizabeth Anderson Stansell

Elizabeth Anderson Stansell

Senior Lecturer
Contemporary Fiction, Gender Studies, Science/Technology in Society
Email: eander3@clemson.edu
Office: 514 Strode


Allen N. Swords

Allen N. Swords

Senior Lecturer
ENGL 1030: Composition and Rhetoric; ENGL 2150: Literature in 20th- and 21st-Century Contexts; ENGL 2120: World Literature; Honors Courses
Sequential Art, Popular Culture, Film, and Post-WWII Literature (American, Anglo, and World)
Email: swords@clemson.edu
Office: 516 Strode


Rhondda Robinson Thomas

Rhondda Robinson Thomas

Calhoun Lemon Professor of Literature
ENGL 4820: American Literature to 1920; ENGL3980: American Literature Survey I; ENGL3990: American Literature Survey II; ENGL4960: Senior Seminar
Black self-writing, Black historiography, and 18th- and 19th-century Black literature and culture
Email: rhonddt@clemson.edu
Office: 711 Strode


Hannah Treasure

Hannah Treasure

Contemporary Poetry; Literary Translation; Gender & Sexuality 
Email: htreasu@clemson.edu


Eddy Troy

Eddy Troy

Lecturer
Film-philosophy, Global francophone cinema
Film Philosophy, World Cinema, Adaptation
Email: etroy@clemson.edu
Office: 613 Strode


Kenneth Tuite

Kenneth Tuite

Lecturer
ENGL 2120: World Literature (Love and Literature in the Ancient World); ENGL 3500: Greco-Roman Mythology; Latin Series (LATN 1010-2020)
Greek Historiography; Ancient Greco-Roman Love Poetry; Latin Literature
Email: ktuite@clemson.edu
Office: 310 Daniel


Jennie Wakefield, MA, RSME

Jennie Wakefield, MA, RSME

Senior Lecturer
Composition & Rhetoric (ENGL 1030); The Role of Dance in Culture (HUM 3090); Writing, Body, & Earth (Honors Seminar); Writing the Personal Occupational Narrative (Advanced Comp)
Somaesthetics, Writing as a Way of Being, the Role of Dance and Body in Culture
Email: jwakefi@clemson.edu
Office: 708 Strode
Phone: 864.656.3151


Sarah Watkins

Sarah Watkins

ENGL 1030: Composition and Rhetoric
Creative writing; Fantasy and Children's Literature
Email: swatki2@clemson.edu
Office: Strode 517


Caitlin G. Watt

Caitlin G. Watt

Lecturer
ENGL 2120: World Literature; ENGL 2130: British Literature; ENGL 1030: Rhetoric and Composition
Medieval Romance, Literary Character, Classical Reception, Medievalism in Modern Media
Email: cgwatt@clemson.edu
Office: 507 Strode


Heather Williams

Heather Williams

Lecturer
ENGL 2120: World Literature; ENGL 3140: Technical Writing; ENGL 3040: Business Writing
Postcolonial Literature, Contemporary World Literature, Technical Writing, Business Writing, Client-Based Projects
Email: hpwilli@clemson.edu
Office: 517 Strode Tower


Staff

Susan Chastain

Susan Chastain

Fiscal Analyst
Email: schasta@clemson.edu
Office: 814 Strode
Phone: 864-656-5381


Keri Crist-Wagner

Keri Crist-Wagner

Student Services Program Coordinator
Email: kcristw@clemson.edu
Office: 805 Strode Tower
Phone: 656-3152


Emily Hager

Emily Hager

Administrative Coordinator I
Email: eboyter@clemson.edu
Office: 801 Strode Tower
Phone: 864-656-3151


Angie Justice

Angie Justice

Administrative Assistant, Campbell Chair
Email: ajstc@clemson.edu
Office: Strode 616
Phone: 864-656-1520


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