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Chair

Will Stockton

Will Stockton

Professor and Chair
Research Interests: Renaissance Literature, Queer Studies
Email: wstockt@clemson.edu
Office: 802 Strode


Faculty

Susanna Ashton

Susanna Ashton

Professor
Research Interests: Notions of authentication and identity in slavery & freedom narratives; 18th-, 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; Life Writing
Email: sashton@clemson.edu
Office: 611 Strode


April Ayers Lawson

April Ayers Lawson

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


Nic Brown

Nic Brown

Associate Professor; Director of Undergraduate Studies
Research Interests: Creative Writing, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Screenwriting
Email: ncbrown@clemson.edu
Office: 315 Strode


Cameron Fae Bushnell, Ph.D.

Cameron Fae Bushnell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor; Director, Pearce Center for Professional Communication
Courses: Postcolonial Literature, Southern Literature, Contemporary Literature
Research Interests: 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


Su Cho

Su Cho

Assistant Professor
Research Interests: 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
Courses: 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
Research Interests: Creative Writing, Modernisms, Poetics, Forms/Genres
Email: dcitro@clemson.edu
Office: 311 Strode


Brittany Clark

Brittany Clark

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


David Coombs

David Coombs

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


Jon Correa Reyes

Jon Correa Reyes

Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Medieval Literature; the Global Middle Ages; Race
Email: jonatcr@clemson.edu
Office: Strode 306


Anthony Correale

Anthony Correale

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


Will Cunningham

Will Cunningham

Senior Lecturer
Research Interests: American Literature, post-1865; Service-Learning and Professional Communication
Email: wcunnin@clemson.edu
Office: 613 Strode


Melissa Dugan

Melissa Dugan

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


Megan Eatman

Megan Eatman

Associate Professor; Associate Chair
Research Interests: Public Rhetoric, Visual Rhetoric, Digital Rhetoric, Disability Rhetorics, Composition Pedagogy
Email: meeatma@clemson.edu
Office: 806 Strode


Melissa Edmundson Makala

Melissa Edmundson Makala

Senior Lecturer
Courses: British Literature, British and American Women Writers, World Literature
Research Interests: 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
Courses: ENGL 2020: Literary Forms and Creative Writing; ENGL 2150: Literature in 20th- and 21st-Century Contexts; and ENGL 3460: Introduction to Creative Writing -- Poetry
Research Interests: Poetry, Creative Writing, Contemporary Literature
Email: sedwar7@clemson.edu
Office: 516 Strode


Maziyar Faridi

Maziyar Faridi

Assistant Professor
Research Interests: 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
Research Interests: Early American Literature, Settler Colonialism, Infrastructure
Email: jbfield@clemson.edu
Office: 808 Strode


David Charles Foltz

David Charles Foltz

Senior Lecturer
Research Interests: Americanism; Moral and Political Philosophy; the Western philosophical tradition
Email: davidf@clemson.edu
Office: 507 Strode


Jennifer Forsberg

Jennifer Forsberg

Senior Lecturer
Courses: American Literature, Literature of the 20 & 21st Centuries, Business Writing
Research Interests: 20th/21st Century American Lit & Culture, Gender, Performativity, Working-Class Studies
Email: jforsbe@clemson.edu
Office: 502 Strode


Jordan Frith

Jordan Frith

Pearce Professor of Professional Communication
Courses: Technical Communication, Composition, Mobile media and Infrastructure, Histories of Technology
Research Interests: technical communication, mobile communication, infrastructure studies, writing studies, social media
Email: jfrith@clemson.edu
Office: Strode 602


Lucian Ghita

Lucian Ghita

Senior Lecturer
Courses: 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

Senior Lecturer
Courses: 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
Research Interests: Modernist Literature and Culture; Childhood Studies; Sexuality Studies
Email: hgodwin@clemson.edu
Office: 507 Strode


Erin M. Goss

Erin M. Goss

Associate Professor
Courses: ENGL 4360 (Feminist Literature Criticism), ENGL 4640 (Topics:
Research Interests: 18th- and 19th-century British literature, culture, and thought; gender and race; nationalism; histories of feminism
Email: egoss@clemson.edu
Office: 810 Strode


Gabriel Hankins

Gabriel Hankins

Associate Professor
Courses: Digital Literary and Cultural Studies, World Literature, Modernist Literature
Research Interests: Modernism, Digital Humanities, Television Studies, Comparative Theory, Horror
Email: ghankin@clemson.edu
Office: 609 Strode


Tharon Howard

Tharon Howard

Professor, professional communication and rhetoric
Courses: Digital Publishing and Media Production, Content Strategy, UX Design, Classical Rhetoric, Visual Communication, The Rise of Social Media
Email: tharon@clemson.edu
Office: 617 Strode


Jenny Joczik

Jenny Joczik

Lecturer
Courses: Composition and Rhetoric, British Literature, American Literature, World Literature, English as a Second / Foreign Language
Research Interests: 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
Courses: ENGL 2160 African American Literature; ENGL 1030: Composition & Rhetoric
Research Interests: African American Literature, the Global South, Black Musical Traditions
Email: tarevaj@clemson.edu
Office: 517 Strode


Karen Kettnich

Karen Kettnich

Senior Lecturer
Courses: ENGL 2120: World Literature
Research Interests: 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: lanhamj@clemson.edu
Office: 115 Lehotsky Hall
Phone: 864-656-7294


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Michael LeMahieu

Michael LeMahieu

Professor
Courses: Contemporary Literature, Capstone Seminar, Topics in American Literature since 1865.
Research Interests: 20th/21st Cent American Lit. Civil War Memory. Philosophy of Language.
Email: mlemahi@clemson.edu
Office: 101 Strode Tower
Phone: 864.656.0376


Megan Noel MacAlystre

Megan Noel MacAlystre

Senior Lecturer
Courses: ENGL 2120: World Literature; ENGL 2130: British Literature; ENGL 2150: Literature in 20th-and 21st-Century Contexts; ENGL 3850: Children's Literature
Research Interests: 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; Director of Graduate Studies
Courses: ENGL 3980: Early American Literature: The Remix (Literature Survey); ENGL 4170: Victorian Literature in the Age of Empire
Research Interests: 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
Courses: 19th-Century US Literature, Transcendentalism, History of Philosophy
Email: dbm@clemson.edu
Office: 608 Strode


Brian McGrath

Brian McGrath

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


Chelsea McKelvey

Chelsea McKelvey

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


Seth McKelvey

Seth McKelvey

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


Amy N Monaghan

Amy N Monaghan

Principal Lecturer
Research Interests: 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
Courses: Fiction Writing, Contemporary Literature, Literary Editing
Email: km@clemson.edu
Office: 314 Strode


Lee Morrissey

Lee Morrissey

Alumni Distinguished Professor; Affiliate Faculty, Religious Studies.
Courses: Milton, Restoration and Eighteenth-Century,
Research Interests: 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
Courses: American Literature, American Literature II, Practice of Criticism, Literary Editing, Disability Narratives (undergrad and grad)
Research Interests: 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
Research Interests: 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
Courses: Literatures of the Middle East and North Africa; Postcolonial and World Literatures; World Literature; American Literatures of Race, Ethnicity, and Migration
Research Interests: 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
Courses: 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

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


Vincent R. Ogoti

Vincent R. Ogoti

Assistant Professor, English and Global Black Studies
Courses: ENGL 3560 - Science Fiction; ENGL 4300 - Dramatic Literature; ENGL 2160 - African American Literature; ENGL 4420 - Cultural Studies; GBS 1010 - Africa and the Atlantic World
Research Interests: Dr. Ogoti’s scholarship focuses on critical theory, biopolitics, queer studies, postcolonial studies, Black drama, literatures, and technoculture.
Email: vogoti@clemson.edu
Office: 811 Strode


Taimi Olsen

Taimi Olsen

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


Ingrid Pierce

Ingrid Pierce

Senior Lecturer
Research Interests: Medieval British Literature; History of the Senses; Environmental Humanities
Email: ipierce@clemson.edu
Office: 506 Strode


Pete Puckett

Pete Puckett

Lecturer
Research Interests: 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
Courses: ENGL 2130: Introduction to Journalism; ENGL 3330: Writing for the News Media; ENGL 3150: Science Writing & Communication
Research Interests: 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
Research Interests: Poetry, Creative Writing, 20th & 21st Century Literature
Email: pursle3@clemson.edu
Office: 302 Strode


Elizabeth Rivlin

Elizabeth Rivlin

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


Michelle Smith

Michelle Smith

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


Elizabeth Anderson Stansell

Elizabeth Anderson Stansell

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


Allen N. Swords

Allen N. Swords

Senior Lecturer
Courses: ENGL 1030: Composition and Rhetoric; ENGL 2150: Literature in 20th- and 21st-Century Contexts; ENGL 2120: World Literature; Honors Courses
Research Interests: 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
Courses: ENGL 4820: American Literature to 1920; ENGL3980: American Literature Survey I; ENGL3990: American Literature Survey II; ENGL4960: Senior Seminar
Research Interests: 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

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


Kenneth Tuite

Kenneth Tuite

Senior Lecturer
Courses: ENGL 2120: World Literature (Love and Literature in the Ancient World); ENGL 3500: Greco-Roman Mythology; Latin Series (LATN 1010-2020)
Research Interests: Greek Historiography; Ancient Greco-Roman Love Poetry; Latin Literature
Email: ktuite@clemson.edu
Office: Strode 502


Sarah Watkins

Sarah Watkins

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


Heather Williams

Heather Williams

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


Emily Yates

Emily Yates

Lecturer
Research Interests: Early Modern / Renaissance; Drama / Theatre; Performance; Adaptation
Email: ecyates@clemson.edu


Emeritus Faculty

Rayford Barfield, Jr., 2010

Rayford Barfield, Jr., 2010


Christopher A Benson, 2020

Christopher A Benson, 2020

Email: benson6@clemson.edu


Hallman Bell Bryant, 2004

Hallman Bell Bryant, 2004

Email: jallmab@clemson.edu


James Richard Calhoun

James Richard Calhoun


Michelle Case

Michelle Case

Email: thecase.family@att.net


Wayne K. Chapman, 2016

Wayne K. Chapman, 2016

Email: cqayne@clemson.edu


Sterling Eisiminger, 2007

Sterling Eisiminger, 2007

Email: esterli@clemson.edu


Carolyn Ezell Foster

Carolyn Ezell Foster


Dixie Gooch Goswami, 1996

Dixie Gooch Goswami, 1996

Email: dgoswam@clemson.edu


Deuel Norton Griffin, 1989

Deuel Norton Griffin, 1989

Email: deuelg@clemson.edu


Cynthia Ann Haynes

Cynthia Ann Haynes

Professor Emeritus
Courses: RCID 8020 Cultural Research Methods; ENGL 3090 Studies in Humanities
Research Interests: Rhetoric, Composition, Critical Theory, Games Studies, Violence, Terrorism and Conflict
Email: texcyn@clemson.edu


Susan H. Hilligoss, 2014

Susan H. Hilligoss, 2014

Email: hillgos@clemson.edu


Jere Hodgin, 1987

Jere Hodgin, 1987

Email: jere.hodgin@mso.umt.edu


Jan Rune Holmevik

Jan Rune Holmevik

Associate Professor
Courses: Digital Publishing and Media Production, Transmedia Storytelling
Research Interests: Digital creativity and literacies, information design, digital transformation
Email: jholmev@clemson.edu


John Idol, 1995

John Idol, 1995


Martin J. Jacobi, 2014

Martin J. Jacobi, 2014

Email: mjacobi@clemson.edu


Joan W. Kalley

Joan W. Kalley

Email: kalley@clemson.edu


Steven Katz, 2019

Steven Katz, 2019

Email: skatz@clemson.edu


Mary A. McKenzie

Mary A. McKenzie

Email: mmckenz@clemson.edu


Ronald Wesson Moran

Ronald Wesson Moran

Email: rwmoran@clemson.edu


Richard Barton Palmer, 2018

Richard Barton Palmer, 2018

Email: ppalmer@clemson.edu


Catherine E. Paul, 2015

Catherine E. Paul, 2015

Email: cpaul@clemson.edu


Barbara Jeanne Ramirez, 2017

Barbara Jeanne Ramirez, 2017

Email: bjram@clemson.edu


Donna Reiss

Donna Reiss

Email: dreiss@clemson.edu


Victor Anthony Rodowski

Victor Anthony Rodowski


Lucy E. Rollins, 2002

Lucy E. Rollins, 2002

Email: rlucy@clemson.edu


Corrinne H. Sawyer, 1989

Corrinne H. Sawyer, 1989

Email: corrins@clemson.edu


Ray Sawyer, 2005

Ray Sawyer, 2005

Email: sramon@clemson.edu


John Barber Simms

John Barber Simms


Beverly N. Skardon

Beverly N. Skardon

Email: bskardo@clemson.edu


Elisa K. Sparks, 2018

Elisa K. Sparks, 2018

Email: sparks@clemson.edu


Mark S., Jr. Steadman, 1997

Mark S., Jr. Steadman, 1997

Email: steadm3@clemson.edu


David Charles Tillinghast, 2002

David Charles Tillinghast, 2002

Email: dtillin@clemson.edu


Sylvia S. Titus

Sylvia S. Titus


Richard Allan Underwood, 1998

Richard Allan Underwood, 1998

Email: raunder@clemson.edu


Victor Joe Vitanza, 2019

Victor Joe Vitanza, 2019

Email: sophist@clemson.edu


Carol M. Ward, 2000

Carol M. Ward, 2000

Email: wardc@clemson.edu


Edward P. Willey

Edward P. Willey


Milner Bradley Wilson

Milner Bradley Wilson


Donna H. Winchell, 2008

Donna H. Winchell, 2008

Email: winched@clemson.edu


Charles Harold Woodell

Charles Harold Woodell


Arthur Young, 2009

Arthur Young, 2009

Email: apyoung@clemson.edu


Staff

Keri Crist-Wagner

Keri Crist-Wagner

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


Katlyn Krumrey

Katlyn Krumrey

Interim Administrative Coordinator
Email: kkrumre@clemson.edu
Office: 801 Strode
Phone: 864-656-3151


Bryson Toole

Bryson Toole

Accountant/Fiscal Analyst
Email: brysont@clemson.edu


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