2023-2024 University Catalog (Under Review) 
    
    Feb 08, 2023  
2023-2024 University Catalog (Under Review)

English (ENGL)


English

HONORS: An Honors Program in English is offered for qualified students; see the English Department website (www.wlu.edu/english-department/about-the-departments-offerings/honors-program) for details.

Department Head.2022-2023: Lesley Wheeler

Faculty

First date is the year in which the faculty member began service as regular faculty at the University. Second date is the year of appointment to the present rank.

Edward Adams, Ph.D.—(1993)-2012
Professor of English
Ph.D., Yale University

Christopher Gavaler, M.F.A.—(2014)-2018
Associate Professor of English
M.F.A., University of Virginia

Genelle C. Gertz, Ph.D.—(2003)-2016
Professor of English and Associate Dean of the College for Strategic Initiatives
Ph.D., Princeton University

Lena Hill, Ph.D.—(2018)-2018
Professor of English and Provost
Ph.D., Yale University

Wan-Chuan Kao, Ph.D.—(2013)-2019
Associate Professor of English
Ph.D., City University of New York

Diego A. Millan, Ph.D.—(2017)-2017
Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., Tufts University

Holly C. Pickett, Ph.D.—(2005)-2011
Associate Professor of English
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Kary D. Smout, Ph.D.—(1991)-1998
Associate Professor of English
Ph.D., Duke University

Beth A. Staples, M.F.A.—(2018)-2020
Assistant Professor in English and Editor of Shenandoah
M.F.A., Arizona State University

Taylor Walle, Ph.D.—(2016)-2016
Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Lesley M. Wheeler, Ph.D.—(1994)-2006
Henry S. Fox Professor of English
Ph.D., Princeton University

Degrees/Majors/Minors

Major

Minor

Courses