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hofferDepartment Chair:
Lauren Hoffer, Associate Professor, English
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Victorian Literature and Culture, Romantic Literature, the Novel and Narrative theory, Women's and Gender studies


Mollie Barnes, Assistant Professor, English
Ph.D., University of Georgia
Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Transatlantic Studies, Feminist and Revisionist Literary Histories, Expatriate Literature, Travel Literature, Composition


Robert Kilgore, Associate Professor, English
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
Composition, Medieval to Early Modern Literature and Culture, Shakespeare and Antiracism


P. Ellen Malphrus, Professor, English and Writer-in-Residence
Ph.D., M.F.A., University of South Carolina
Creative Writing, American Literature, Southern Literature, Western Literature, William Eastlake


George Pate, Assistant Professor, English and Theater
Ph.D., University of Georgia
Theater, Dramatic Literature, Composition

Sarah Swofford, Assistant Professor, English
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Composition and Rhetoric