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Joshua Phillips, Department Chair
Laura Wright, Assistant to the Chair, Department Registrar
Verlinda Franklin, Business Manager 
Dale Williams, Undergraduate Advisor
Lauren Walker, Undergraduate Office
Sarah Ellis, Graduate Office

African American Literature

Shelby Crosby, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Reginald Martin, Coordinator of African American Literature
Ladrica Menson-Furr, Dir. of Assessment, Dir. of African and Af. American Stds
Verner Mitchell
Kathy Lou Schultz, Director of Honors Program
Terrence Tucker

Applied Linguistics

Teresa S. Dalle, Coordinator of Applied Linguistics 
Cynthia Bernstein 
Ronald Fuentes
Sage Lambert Graham
Emily A. Thrush

Creative Writing

John Bensko, Coordinator of Creative Writing
Cary Holladay
Tim Johnston, Director of The Pinch Literary Journal
Sonja Livingston, Director of the River City Writers Series

Composition Studies and Professional Writing

William Duffy
Brad McAdon
Joseph Jones, Director of First Year Writing
Loel Kim 
Gene A. Plunka
Susan Popham
Emily A. Thrush, Coordinator of Composition Studies & Professional Writing
Dmitri Stanchevici, Director of Online Programs

Literary and Cultural Studies

Theron Britt
Cristina Maria Cervone
Lorinda Cohoon
Shelby Crosby, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Darryl Domingo
Donal Harris
Eric Carl Link, Assistant Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Catherine Martin
Reginald Martin
Ladrica Menson-Furr
Carey J. Mickalites, Coordinator of Literary and Cultural Studies
John D. Miles
Verner D. Mitchell
James W. Newcomb
Joshua Phillips
Gene A. Plunka
Kathy Lou Schultz
Jeffrey Scraba, Director of Graduate Studies
Stephen Tabachnick
Terrence Tucker


Ayanna Adams
Terry Ansbro
Gregory Barlow
Carlos Bolton
Michael Compton
Cathy Dice
Kay Driver
Eileen M. Hinders
Tammy Jones
Rhonda Powers, Assistant Director of First Year Writing
Courtney Santo
Stacy Smith
Brandy Wilson

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Ryan Guth
Elizabeth Weston




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