Faculty

Valerie Babb

Valerie Babb, Professor of English and African American Studies

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Office Hours: Joining Emory in January 2018
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African American literature and culture, transatlantic studies, and constructions of race and gender.
Deepika Bahri

Deepika Bahri, Professor

Office: Callaway N213-A
Office Hours:
Phone: 404-727-5114
Email: dpetrag@emory.edu

Mark Bauerlein

Mark Bauerlein, Professor

Office: Callaway N318
Office Hours: W 2-5
Phone: 404-727-0838
Email: engmb@emory.edu

19th century American literature
Literary theory
Youth culture
Cultural Conservatism
Daniel Bosch

Daniel Bosch, Lecturer

Office: Callaway N202
Office Hours: TuTh 10:30-11:30 and by appointment
Phone: 404-727-6420
Email: daniel.bosch@emory.edu

Poetry
Literature and Art
Non-Fiction Prose
Modern and Post-Modern Literature
Jericho Brown

Jericho Brown, Associate Professor

Office: Callaway N211-A
Office Hours: By Appointment
Phone: 404-727-6494
Email: jerichobro@emory.edu

Poetry, Creative Writing, Modernism, African American Literature
Professor Martine Watson-Brownley

Martine W. Brownley, Professor

Office: Callaway N317
Office Hours: ON LEAVE
Phone: 404-727-6467
Email: martine.brownley@emory.edu

18th-Century English Literature; Contemporary Women Novelists
Patricia Cahill

Patricia Cahill, Associate Professor

Office: Callaway N319
Office Hours: 
Phone: 404-727-0908
Email: pcahill@emory.edu

Shakespeare, Renaissance Drama, Early Modern Literature and Culture
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Sheila T. Cavanagh, Professor

Office: Callaway N206
Office Hours: By appointment
Phone: 404-831-9954
Email: sheila.cavanagh@emory.edu

Michael Elliott

Michael Elliott, Professor and Dean, Emory College of Arts and Sciences

Office: Candler Library 400
Office Hours:
Phone: 404-727-6062
Email: michael.elliott@emory.edu

Nineteenth-century American literature Public History U.S. Cultural Studies Native American Literature
David Fisher

David Fisher, Senior Lecturer, Director of Writing Curriculum and Initiatives

Office: Callaway N207
Office Hours: Tu 5:15-6:15 pm; W 4-5 pm; Th 5:15-6:15 pm
Phone: 404-727-6196
Email: d.d.fisher@emory.edu

Rosemarie Garland-Thomson

Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Professor

Office: Callaway N309
Office Hours: ON LEAVE
Phone: 404-727-7282
Email: rgarlan@emory.edu

Disability studies, American literature and culture, feminist theory, and bioethics

Aaron Goldsman

Aaron Goldsman, Visiting Assistant Professor and Visiting Assistant Curator

Office: Callaway N210
Office Hours: Tu 1-3
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Email: aaron.goldsman@emory.edu

Twentieth-century English-language poetry; the history and theory of the lyric; critical and literary theory; gender and sexuality studies, with an emphasis on queer theory

Elizabeth Goodstein

Elizabeth Goodstein, Professor

Office: Callaway S422
Office Hours: By appointment
Phone: 404-727-7635
Email: egoodst@emory.edu

Cultural and critical theory; histories, theories, and representations of the modern and modernity; the rhetoric and genealogy of the disciplines and disciplinarity; interdisciplinary methods and project design.
Jim Grimsley

Jim Grimsley, Professor of Practice

Office: Callaway N315
Office Hours: By appointment
Phone:404-727-4991
Email: jgrimsl@emory.edu

Geraldine Higgins

Geraldine Higgins, Associate Professor

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Office Hours:
Phone: 404-727-2232
Email: ghiggin@emory.edu

Irish literature and culture, Modern British literature, Archival studies
John Johnston

John Johnston, Professor

Office: Callaway N103
Office Hours: By appointment
Phone: 404-727-4336
Email: jjohnst@emory.edu

Heather Julien

Heather Julien, Senior Lecturer

Office:  Callaway N314
Office Hours: 
Phone: 404-727-6429
Email: heather.julien@emory.edu

Digital autobiography and first year writing, women's autobiography, Jewish literature, British lit - particularly British women's lit
Walter Kalaidjian

Walter Kalaidjian, Professor and Department Chair

Office: Callaway N311
Office Hours: ON LEAVE
Phone: 404-727-7992
Email: wkalaid@emory.edu

Twentieth-Century American literature, Contemporary Literature, Poetics, and Psychoanalysis
Paul Kelleher

Paul Kelleher, Associate Professor 

Office: Callaway N316
Office Hours: Tu 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Phone: 404-727-2223
Email: paul.kelleher@emory.edu

18th-century British literature and culture; history of the novel; literature and philosophy; gender and sexuality studies; disability studies
Hank Klibinoff

Hank Klibanoff, Professor of Practice, English and Creative Writing

Office: Callaway S106-D
Office Hours:
Phone: 404-712-4584
Email: hklibanoff@emory.edu

Hank Klibanoff, a veteran journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, is the James M. Cox, Jr. Professor of Journalism at Emory. 
Ross Knecht

Ross Knecht, Assistant Professor

Office: Callaway N303-B
Office Hours: 
Phone: 517-424-3697
Email: ross.knecht@emory.edu

Early modern literature and culture; literature and philosophy; critical theory
Barbara Ladd

Barbara Ladd, Professor

Office: Callaway N307
Office Hours: M 2:30-3:30; W 12-12:45 & By appointment
Phone: 404-727-7998
Email: barbara.ladd@emory.edu

I am chiefly interested in the literatures of the American South, beginnings through the middle of the twentieth century; trans(south)atlantic writing and culture; modernism; and William Faulkner.
Leithauser

Emily Leithauser, Visiting Assistant Professor

Office: Callaway N105
Office Hours: TuWTh by appointment.
Phone: 404-727-4683
Email: emily.leithauser@emory.edu

20th Century poetry, translation
Valérie Loichot

Valérie Loichot, Professor

Office: Callaway N404-B
Office Hours: W 1-2 pm; F 10-11 am or by apt
Phone: 404-727-7950
Email: vloicho@emory.edu

Anglophone and Francophone Caribbean Literature - Food Studies - U.S. South - Edouard Glissant - William Faulkner - Postcolonial Theory - Plantation and Postplantation - New Orleans - Creolization
James Morey

James H. Morey, Professor

Office: Callaway N312
Office Hours: By appointment
Phone: 404-727-4582
Email: jmorey@emory.edu

I teach courses in Old and Middle English, including Chaucer, and my medieval interests extend from Old French and Old Norse literature to the Renaissance, with a concentration on religious literature and the vernacular Bible.
Catherine Nickerson

Catherine Nickerson, Associate Professor

Office: Callaway N302D
Office Hours: TuTh 1-3:30; F 9-11
Phone: 404-727-4227

Email: cnicker@emory.edu

Laura Otis

Laura Otis, Professor

Office: Callaway N306
Office Hours: TuTh 5:30-6:30 PM
Phone: 404-727-2234
Email: lotis@emory.edu

Literature and Science, Victorian Literature, Cognitive Approaches to Literature, 19th-and 20th-century European and North and South American Literature, History of Neuroscience
Walter Reed

Walter Reed, Professor 

Office: Callaway N210
Office Hours: ON LEAVE
Phone: 404-727-7968
Email: wlreed@emory.edu

Literature of the Romantic period in Britain, with attention to Romanticism in American and European literature; history and theory of the novel--also forms of short prose fiction; genre theory; concepts of personality, authorship and character; poetry and song; histories of the book and of reading; the Bible; Blake; Bakhtin.
Benjamin Reiss

Benjamin Reiss, Professor

Office: Callaway N302-C
Office Hours: M 2-3; Tu 1:30-3
Phone: 404-712-4263
Email: benjamin.reiss@emory.edu

American literature (especially nineteenth-century) Cultural studies Disability studies Literature and medicine History of madness History of race and slavery
Erwin Rosinberg

Erwin Rosinberg, Senior Lecturer

Office: Callaway N302-B
Office Hours: TuTh 12:45-1:45 & by appointment
Phone: 404 727 4553
Email: erosinb@emory.edu

British modernism, the history of the novel, contemporary literature, narrative theory, literature and the natural environment, literature and the visual arts, and Virginia Woolf and Bloomsbury.
Caroline Schwenz

Caroline Schwenz, Visiting Assistant Professor

Office: Callaway N104
Office Hours: MTuW 10-12
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Email: cschwen@emory.edu

Postcolonial literature and theory, comic theory, curriculum design, and writing program assessment
Joseph Skibell

Joseph SkibellWinship Distinguished Research Professor in the Humanities

Office: Callaway N404-G
Office Hours: By appointment, before and after class
Phone: 404-727-0840
Email: joseph.skibell@emory.edu

Mandy Suhr-Sytsma

Mandy Suhr-Sytsma, Lecturer

Office: Callaway N213
Office Hours: M 1-2; Th 10-11 & By appointment
Phone: 404-727-6407
Email: mandy.sue.suhr-sytsma@emory.edu

American Indian and Canadian Aboriginal literatures; Indigenous studies; multiethnic literatures of the US and Canada; children's/young adult literature; childhood studies; rhetoric/composition; writing center studies

Nathan Suhr-Sytsma

Nathan Suhr-Sytsma, Assistant Professor

Office: Callaway N313
Office Hours: W 2:30-3:30pm; Th 12:30-1:30pm
Phone: 404-727-6512
Email: nathan.e.suhr-sytsma@emory.edu

20th- and 21st-century poetry in English, especially post-'45 African, British, and Irish; 20th- and 21st-century anglophone fiction; theories of postcolonial, transnational, and world literature; sociology of literature; Irish studies; African studies, particularly Nigerian literature; book and publishing history; religion and globalization
Sheila Tefft

Sheila Tefft, Senior Lecturer

Office: Callaway S413
Office Hours: MW 11:30-12:45 & by appointment
Phone: 404-727-6930
Email: stefft@emory.edu

·        Science writing about health and medicine, the environment and climate change
·        Composition and rhetorical grammar
·        Multimedia journalism
·        Writing and community engagement

Joonna Trapp

Joonna Smitherman Trapp, Senior Lecturer

Office: Callaway N207A
Office Hours: Tu 4-5, Th 1-2:15
Phone: 404-727-6254
Email: joonna.trapp@emory.edu

·        History and Theory of Rhetoric
·        American Studies
·        Faith and Learning
·        Composition Pedagogy
Deborah White

Deborah Elise White, Associate Professor

Office: Callaway N404-D
Office Hours: By appointment
Phone: 404-727-8103
Email: dwhite2@emory.edu

Romanticism, Deconstruction, Literary and Political Theory, Comparative Literature
Craig Womack

Craig Womack, Associate Professor

Office: Callaway N404-F
Office Hours:
Phone: 404-727-6756
Email: cwomack@emory.edu

Michelle Wright

Michelle Wright, Augustus Baldwin Longstreet Professor of English

Office: Callaway N305
Office Hours: TuTh 1:30-3 & by appointment
Phone:
Email: michelle.maria.wright@emory.edu

19th, 20th and 21st century African American literature & culture
20th and 21st century Black European literature & culture
post-structuralist theory
Black feminist and Black queer theory
science studies
Kevin Young

Kevin Young, Charles Howard Candler Professor of English and Creative Writing 

Office: 876 Woodruff Library
Office Hours: By appointment
Phone: 404-712-9089
Email: kevin.young@emory.edu