Applied Project Directors

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Students in the MA English Online program will produce a project under the supervision of an Applied Project Director (Chair). Students will choose their Applied Project Director by reaching out to a professor they took an ENG/LIN class with and receive permission from them to chair their project or from any faculty member from the list below. 

For more information on the Applied Project for the MA English Online Program, see the MA English Online Handbook.

 

Name
Expertise
Karen Adams
Professor, Director of Graduate Studies

Adams research interests are in the study of language in its social and linguistic context. She is the director of English graduate studies.

480-965-3013
Ross-Blakley Hall 156 PO Box 871401
Cajsa Baldini
Director of Online Programs, Clinical Associate Professor

Baldini's research interests are concentrated on British and European 19th century literature and culture.

480-965-7755
Ross-Blakley Hall 148 PO Box 871401
Dan Bivona
Associate Professor

Bivona has published three books on 19th and 20th century British literature and culture as well as a co-edited collection and a number of essays.

480-965-2789
Ross-Blakley Hall 212 PO Box 871401
Patricia Boyd
Associate Professor

Boyd teaches undergraduate courses in writing, as well as the graduate seminars: Composition Theory and Compostion and Feminism.

480-965-2503
Ross-Blakley Hall 331 PO Box 871401
Ronald Broglio
Director of Literature, Professor

Broglio's research focuses on how philosophy and aesthetics can help us rethink the relationship between humans and the environment.

Ross-Blakley Hall 339 PO Box 871401
Gregory Castle
Professor

Gregory Castle teaches literature and theory. His books include Modernism and the Celtic Revival, Reading the Modernist Bildungsroman, Literary Theory Handbook, A History of the Modernist Novel, A History of Irish Modernism.

480-965-0856
Ross-Blakley Hall 262 PO Box 871401
Taylor Corse
Associate Professor

Corse is director of the literature area in the Department of English at ASU.

480-965-8146
Ross-Blakley Hall 165 PO Box 871401
Steve Farmer
Principal Lecturer

Farmer's research and teaching interests are focused on 19th century British literature, particularly Victorian fiction.

480-965-7998
Ross-Blakley Hall 352 PO Box 871401
Elizabeth Horan
Professor

Horan holds a doctorate in literature from UC Santa Cruz. She publishes on Latin American and U.S. literature, biography, gender studies, translation, spy and detective (crime) fiction.

480-965-7300
Ross-Blakley Hall 358 PO Box 871401
Kathleen Lamp-Fortuno
Director of Writing, Rhetorics and Literacies; Associate Professor

Lamp's primary research interest is in the history of rhetoric, specifically Roman rhetoric. She is the area director of WRL and the past president of the American Society for the History Rhetoric.

480-965-3796
Ross-Blakley Hall 161 PO Box 871401
Joe Lockard
Associate Professor

Lockard co-founded the Prison English project (now the Prison Education Program) and continues to teach a weekly poetry workshop at Florence State Prison.

480-727-6096
Ross-Blakley Hall 345 PO Box 871401
Elenore Long
Associate Professor

Long's scholarship draws on a wide array of rhetorical methods to test the limits and potential of day-to-day democracy under contemporary conditions

480-965-3197
Ross-Blakley Hall 243 PO Box 871401
Devoney Looser
Foundation Professor

Looser is an internationally recognized critic and expert in British women’s writings, the history of the novel, and Jane Austen. She was named a Guggenheim Fellow in English Literature and an NEH Public Scholar in 2018.

480-965-3925
Ross-Blakley Hall 372 PO Box 871401
Mark Lussier
Professor

Lussier specializes in European Romanticism, and his research has explored the relation of literature and art with religion and science. Recent work focuses on medical humanities.

480-965-3168
Ross-Blakley Hall 357 PO Box 871401
Edward Mallot
Associate Professor

Mallot researches postwar British literature, postcolonial studies, gender and sexuality studies, and contemporary global/Anglophone literature, and contemporary South Asian literatures in English.

480-965-2568
Ross-Blakley Hall 231 PO Box 871401
Bruce Matsunaga
Director of Digital Technology, Associate Research Professional

Matsunaga holds a PhD in English Literature with an emphasis in British Romanticism and Digital Humanities. He is the Director of Digital Technology, Graduate Faculty, and an Academic Professional.

480-965-3884
Ross-Blakley Hall 138 PO Box 871401
Keith Miller
Professor

In his research, Miller mainly focuses on the rhetoric and songs of the civil rights movement.

480-965-7893
Ross-Blakley Hall 208 PO Box 871401