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The Department of English faculty is internationally renowned for innovative research and teaching and explores pan-world expression of the English language and its literatures, which span the global yet connect directly to the local. Our active and engaged group of teachers, scholars, and students pursue research in a number of traditional disciplines—such as creative writing, education, film and media studies, linguistics, literature, and rhetoric and composition—and also conduct research and publish work on the cutting edge of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary fields—from border studies, digital humanities and material culture to literature and science, sustainability, and women’s studies.
Professor Pruitt is an Assistant Professor of Linguistics in ASU. Her research is in the field of phonological theory and focuses primarily on the typological modeling of linguistic stress patterns.
He teaches first-year composition courses as well as the occasional poetry workshop. He lives in Tempe, Arizona with his wife and their three cats.
Aaron Crippen holds a Ph.D. in English Literature, an M.F.A. in Creative Writing--Poetry, and an M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction--ESL. He is Barrett Honors faculty and an Instructor teaching First-Year Composition.
Cruser was born and raised in the mountains of North Carolina. She received an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Arizona State University in December 2005, and is currently an instructor in the English department at ASU.
Michael Brooks Cryer teaches writing at Arizona State University.
Natalie Diaz was born and raised in the Fort Mojave Indian Village in Needles, California. She is Mojave and an enrolled member of the Gila River Indian Tribe. Her first poetry collection is When My Brother Was an Aztec.
Andrea Dickens currently teaches a wide variety of Writing Programs classes at ASU-Tempe, including ENG 101, 102, 107, 108, 301, 302 and WAC 107. She specializes in Business Writing and L2 writing.