Our People

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​Anupam 
Basu​​​

​Assistant Professor of English
Headshot of ​Margaret Guinn Batten​

​Margaret Guinn 
Batten​

​Associate Professor of English
Director of Honors in English
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​J. Dillon 
Brown

Associate Professor of English
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​Gerald 
Early

​Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters, Professor of English and of African and African-American Studies
On leave 2021-2022
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Chris A. 
Eng

Assistant Professor of English
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Stephanie 
Li

Lynne Cooper Harvey Distinguished Professor of English
Director of English Graduate Studies
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Joe 
Loewenstein

Professor of English​
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Comparative Literature Director of the Humanities Digital Workshop and the Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities
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William J. 
Maxwell

Professor of English and of African and African-American Studies
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​William 
McKelvy

​Associate Professor of English
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Steven 
Meyer

Associate Professor of English
Headshot of ​Melanie Micir

​Melanie 
Micir

​Associate Professor of English
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​Robert 
Milder

​Professor of English
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Anca​ 
Parvulescu

​Professor of English
Pronouns: she/her/hers
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Jessica 
Rosenfeld

Associate Professor of English
Associate Chair, Department of English
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​Wolfram 
Schmidgen​

Professor of English​
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​Vincent 
Sherry

Howard Nemerov Professor in the Humanities, Chair and Professor of English​
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​Abram 
Van Engen

Dean’s Fellow for Educational Innovations and Initiatives
Professor of English Professor of Religion and Politics (by courtesy) Pronouns: he/him/his
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​Julia A. 
Walker​

Chair of the Performing Arts Department
Professor of English and Performing Arts
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Rafia 
Zafar

Professor of English, African and African-American Studies, and American Culture Studies
Pronouns: she/her/hers