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. 

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Sarah Duerden
Principal Lecturer MY
Ross-Blakley Hall 352 PO Box 871401
Elizabeth Durand
Assistant Professor

Dr. Durand is an assistant professor in English Education in the Department of English at ASU.

Ross-Blakley Hall 229 PO Box 871401
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Ross-Blakley Hall 101BC PO Box 871401
Faculty Associate

See above.

Ross-Blakley Hall 101CA PO Box 871401
Principal Lecturer MY
Ross-Blakley Hall 226 PO Box 871401
Jessica Early
Director of English Education, Associate Professor

Jessica Early, Associate Professor of English at Arizona State University, is a scholar of English Education and secondary literacy. She is the Director of English Education and the Central Arizona Writing Project at ASU.

Ross-Blakley Hall 163 PO Box 871401
Tonya Eick
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Ross-Blakley Hall 101CC PO Box 871401
Lawrence Ellis
Senior Lecturer
Ross-Blakley Hall 252 PO Box 871401
Steve Farmer
Principal Lecturer MY
Ross-Blakley Hall 352 PO Box 871401
Gregory Fields
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Ross-Blakley Hall 101CC PO Box 871401
Kerry Fine

Kerry holds a Ph.D. in English with an emphasis in Literature, Social Justice, and Environment. She is an Instructor in ASU's Writing Programs.

Ross-Blakley Hall 202AB PO Box 871401
Edward Finn
Assistant Professor

Ed Finn directs the Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University, where he is an assistant professor in the School of Arts, Media and Engineering and the Department of English.

Valerie Finn
Ross-Blakley Hall 202AC PO Box 871401
Assistant Professor

Sarah Florini holds a PhD in Communication and Culture from Indiana University. Her research focuses on the intersection of emerging media, Black American cultural production, and racial politics.

Ross-Blakley Hall 247 PO Box 871401
Chad Fore
Ross-Blakley Hall 201AA PO Box 871401
David William Foster
Affiliated Faculty
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Courtney Fowler

Courtney Isbell Fowler is an MFA in Fiction Writing and is an instructor for ASU Writing Programs where she teaches a variey of courses including First-Year Composition, Multilingual Composition, and Reflective Writing.

Ross-Blakley Hall 201AA PO Box 871401