Research & Teaching Specialties

While the broad categories below do not capture the rich and diverse scope of their work, this expandable menu will allow you to view the English Department faculty who research, write, and teach in a particular field.

Please click on their faculty profiles for a more comprehensive overview of their scholarship.

Medieval Literature

Renaissance & Early Modern Literature


Colonial Literature

Postcolonial Literature

18th Century British Literature

19th Century British Literature

19th Century American Literature

Modern Literature

Postmodern Literature

African-American Literature

Asian-American Literature

U.S. Latino Literature & Cultural Studies

Irish Literature

Critical Theory

Critical Race Theory

Queer Theory & Sexuality Studies

Feminist & Gender Studies

Disability Studies

Performance Studies

American Studies

American Class Studies

Narrative Criminology

Cultural Legal Studies

Catholic Studies

Writing Studies & Pedagogy

Rhetoric & Composition

Creative Writing

Modern & Contemporary Poetry

Film & Media Studies

New Media & Digital Humanities

Postacademic Careers