Meet Our Faculty
Faculty Bookshelf

David Anderson
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., McGill University, 2009.
Renaissance drama and poetry
Literature and religion
Joined OU English Faculty in 2009.

Eve Tavor Bannet
George Lynn Cross Research Professor.
Professor, Women's Studies.
American and Cultural Literacy, Later British and Anglophone Studies
Ph.D., Hebrew University, 1979.
Joined OU English Faculty 1994.

Joyce Coleman
Associate Professor.
Rudolph C. Bambas Professor of Medieval Literature and Culture. Later British and Anglophone Studies, Medieval and Early Modern Studies
Ph.D., University of Edinburgh, 1993.
Joined OU English Faculty in 2005.

Daniel Cottom
Professor.

David A. Burr Chair of Letters.
Later British and Anglophone Studies; Theory, Media, and Cultural Studies
Ph.D. SUNY-Buffalo, 1978.
Joined OU English Faculty in 1995.

Robert Con Davis-Undiano
Professor. Neustadt Professor.
Executive Director of World Literature Today.
Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 1979.
Joined OU English Faculty in 1980.

Lawrence Frank
Professor Emeritus.
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1968.
Joined OU English Faculty in 1981.

Daniela Garofalo
Associate Professor

Gender Studies; Later British and Anglophone Studies; Theory, Media, and Cultural Studies
Ph.D, University of Maryland, 2001.
Joined OU English Faculty in 2004.

Geary Hobson
Professor.
Ph.D., University of New Mexico, 1986.
Joined OU English Faculty in 1988.

Kenneth Hodges
Associate Professor
Medieval and Early Modern Studies
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1999.

Joined OU English Faculty in 2005.

Honorée Fanonne Jeffers
Associate Professor.
MFA in Creative Writing, University of Alabama, 1996.
Joined OU English Faculty in 2002.

Catherine A. John
Associate Professor.
American and Cultural Literacy; Later British and Anglophone Studies; Theory, Media, and Cultural Studies
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz, 1997.
Joined OU English Faculty in 1997.

Susan Kates
Associate Professor.
Composition, Rhetoric, and Literacy
Director of First Year Composition
Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1995.
Joined OU English Faculty in 1995.

Rita Keresztesi
Associate Professor.
American and Cultural Literacy; Theory, Media, and Cultural Studies
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz, 1999.
Joined OU English Faculty in 2000.

 

Vincent B. Leitch
Professor.
George Lynn Cross Research Professor.
Paul and Carol Daube Sutton Chair in English.
Theory, Media, and Cultural Studies
Ph.D., University of Florida, 1972.
Joined OU English Faculty in 1997.

William Henry McDonald
Associate Professor.
American and Cultural Literacy; Theory, Media, and Cultural Studies
Ph.D., Graduate Center, City University of New York, 1991.
Joined OU English Faculty in 1991.

Joshua B. Nelson
Assistant Professor
Native American Studies: American Indian Literature
Ph.D., Cornell University, 2010
Joined OU English Faculty in 2009.

Su Fang Ng
Associate Professor.
Early Modern Studies; Comparative Literature; Postcolonialism
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2001.
Joined OU English Faculty in 2001.

Daniel Joseph Ransom
Associate Professor.
Director, Variorum Chaucer Project.
Medieval and Early Modern Studies
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1979.
Joined OU English Faculty in 1988.

Joanna E. Rapf
Professor.
Gender Studies; Later British and Anglophone Studies; Theory, Media and Cultural Studies
Ph.D., Brown University, 1973.
Joined OU English Faculty in 1974.

Kimberly G Roppolo
Assistant Professor.
Native American Studies
Ph.D., Baylor University, 2002.
Joined OU English Faculty in 2009.

Ronald Schleifer
George Lynn Cross Research Professor.
Adjunct Professer in Medicine Co-editor, Mariner 10: Cross-Disciplinary DVD ROMS
Early Twentieth Century Literary and Cultural Studies; Semiotics; Literature and Science (and Medicine); Scholarly Writing
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1975.
Joined OU English Faculty in 1975.

Jonathan Stalling
Assistant Professor

Twentieth Century / Contemporary American Poetry, Comparative Literature, and East-West Politics
Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo, 2006.

Joined OU English Faculty in 2006.

Sandra L. Tarabochia
Assistant Professor
Co-Director of the First-Year
Composition Program
Joined OU English Faculty in 2011.

Alan R. Velie
Professor.
David Ross Boyd Professor.
Director of Undergraduate Studies.

Ph.D., Stanford University, 1969.
Joined OU English Faculty in 1967.

Kathleen E. Welch
Samuel Roberts Noble Family Foundation Presidential Professor.
Composition, Rhetoric, and Literacy
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1982.
Joined OU English Faculty in 1982.

James Zeigler
Assistant Professor.
American and Cultural Literacy; Theory, Media, and Cultural Studies
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.
Joined OU English Faculty in 2007.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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