Kyle William Bishop

Chair and Professor of English Department · Southern Utah University

Specializing in British Gothic literature, film and television studies, cinematic adaptation, and pop culture

Video Games Visual Literacy Saxophone American Studies Music

Julie McCown

Associate Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in early American natural history, post-humanism, and digital humanities theory

Artifical Intelligence Ecocriticism Race and Nature in Early American Literature Early American Novels Composition

Victoria Emma Pagán

Professor · University of Florida

Victoria Emma Pagán’s research focuses on Roman historians and post-Augustan writers.

Gardens in Literature Roman History Conspiracy Theory Latin Literature

José I. Badenes, S.J., Ph.D.

Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures - Spanish · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Interdisciplinary Studies Comparative Literature Federico Garcia Lorca Hispanic modernismo Theology and literature

Professor Ruth Robbins

Director of Research · Leeds Beckett University

Ruth Robbins has a wide range of research interests which span the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Autobiography Virginia Woolf Literature Writing Biography

William Bridges

Assistant Professor of Japanese · University of Rochester

Bridges researches the intersection of modern Japanese literature, African-American literature, and comparative literature.

anime African American Culture African American Literature Japanese Literature Japanese Culture

Chad Post

Publisher, Open Letter Books · University of Rochester

Chad Post is publisher of the University's nonprofit, literary translation press, Open Letter Books, and an expert on literary translation

Literary Translation Academic Publishing World Literature

Chris Foss

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Foss specializes in 19th-century British literature, with a secondary expertise in disability studies.

British Victorian Novel Oscar Wilde British Literature Since 1800 British Romantic Literature British Romantic Women Poets

Pamela Gilbert

Professor · University of Florida

Pamela Gilbert’s current work focuses on the history of the body, medicine and literature in the 19th century.

British Literature Victorian Literature Medical Humanities

Alexandra Neel

Associate Professor of English and Director of Humanities · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Nineteenth-Century British Literature Visual Cultures Theories and Histories of Photography Travel Literature Polar Studies

Gary Richards

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Richards' research focuses on Southern literature.

Southern Literature and Culture American Fiction Contemporary Drama English Harper Lee

Yanjie Wang

Associate Professor of Asian and Asian American Studies; Coordinator for the Asian and Pacific Studies Program · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Displacement and Migration Gender and Sexuality Ethnic Minorities Trauma and Violence Ecocinema

Eric Lorentzen

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Lorentzen is an expert on Charles Dickens and 19th-century British literature.

English Literature Literacy and Education Victorian Literature British Literature Since 1800 University Teaching

Jennifer Andrews

Professor, Department of English · University of New Brunswick

Jennifer Andrews’s areas of interest include nineteenth- and twentieth-century English-Canadian and American literature

Nineteenth and Twentieth Century English-Canadian and American Literature Native North American Literature Literary Theory Border Studies Cultural Studies

Mara Scanlon

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Professor of English, Department of English, Linguistics and Communication

Digital Humanities Women’s Literature and Feminist Theory Twentieth-Century Literature Asian American Studies Bakhtinian theory

Ronald Rash

Professor · Western Carolina University

Ron Rash is the author of the 2009 PEN/Faulkner finalist and New York Times bestseller Serena and Above the Waterfall.

Southern Writing Poetry English Appalachia Novelist

Marie E. McAllister

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Dr. McAllister currently works on the intersections of literature and medicine.

Literature and Medicine Eighteenth-Century Literature Jane Austen British Literature Health Humanities

Michelle Faubert

Professor · University of Manitoba, Romantic Literature & Visiting Fellow, Northumbria University

Professor of Romantic Literature in the Department of English, Film and Literature

Romanticism Representation of Suicide History of Psychiatry Historical Feminism Literature of Sensibility

Ruth Panofsky

Professor of English / Graduate Program in Communication & Culture · Ryerson University

Dr. Panofsky specializes in Canadian women in publishing and Canadian Jewish women writers

English Research Higher Education Literature Media & Culture

Steven Sheffrin

Professor of Economics · Tulane University

Steven Sheffrin’s research is focused on property taxation, state corporate taxation, tax fairness and compliance.

Tax Compliance Economics Policy-Oriented ISsues Property Taxation Tax Fairness