2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

AddRan College of Liberal Arts Directory

F. Andrew Schoolmaster, Dean

Michael R. Butler, Ph.D., Associate Dean

Peter M. Worthing, Ph.D., Associate Dean


DAWN C. ELLIOTT, Associate Professor. Ph.D. (New School for Social Research)

JOHN TERENCE HARVEY, Professor and Chair of the Department. Ph.D. (University of Tennessee)

W. CHARLES SAWYER, Professor. Ph.D. (University of Arkansas)


ARIANE BALIZET, Associate Professor. Ph.D. (University of Minnesota)

DAVID COLÓN, Associate Professor. Ph.D. (Stanford)

JOSEPH DARDA, Assistant Professor. Ph.D. (University of Connecticut)

NEIL EASTERBROOK, Professor. Ph.D. (SUNY-Buffalo)

RICHARD LEO ENOS, Professor and Lillian Radford Chair of Rhetoric and Composition. Ph.D. (Indiana University)

ANNE FREY, Associate Professor. Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins University)

THERESA GAUL, Professor. Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin)

ANN GEORGE, Professor. Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State University)

DANIEL JUAN GIL, Professor. Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins University)

JILL HAVENS, Instructor II. D.Phil. (University of Oxford), Associate graduate faculty

JASON HELMS, Associate Professor. Ph.D. (Clemson)

CHARLOTTE HOGG, Associate Professor. Ph.D. (University of Nebraska)

LINDA HUGHES, Professor and Addie Levy Professor of Literature. Ph.D. (University of Missouri)

GABI KIRILLOFF, Assistant Professor. Ph.D. (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

ALEX LEMON, Associate Professor. MFA (University of Minnesota)

CARRIE LEVERENZ, Professor. Ph.D. (Ohio State University)

BRAD LUCAS, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies. Ph.D. (University of Nevada) 

STACIE MCCORMICK, Assistant Professor. Ph.D. (Graduate Center, CUNY)

BRANDON MANNING, Assistant Professor. Ph.D. (The Ohio State University)

JODDY MURRAY, Associate Professor and Chair. Ph.D. (Syracuse)

MONA NARAIN, Associate Professor. (SUNY-Stony Brook)

MATTHEW PITT, Associate Professor. MFA (New York University)

SARAH ROBBINS, Professor and Lorraine Sherley Professor of Literature. Ph.D. (University of Michigan)

CURT RODE, Instructor III. Ph.D. (University of Tennessee), Associate graduate faculty.

KAREN STEELE, Professor and Associate Vice Provost and Dean for Interdisciplinary Studies. Ph.D. (University of Texas)


JODI M. CAMPBELL, Professor. Ph.D. (University of Minnesota)

GREGG CANTRELL, Professor and Holder of the Erma and Ralph Lowe Chair in Texas Studies. Ph.D. (Texas A&M University)

ALAN GALLAY, Professor and Holder of the Lyndon B. Johnson Chair in American History. Ph.D. (Georgetown University)

HANAN HAMMAD, Associate Professor. Ph.D. (University of Texas at Austin)

ALEX HIDALGO, Assistant Professor. Ph.D. (University of Arizona)

TODD M. KERSTETTER, Professor. Ph. D. (University of Nebraska)

MAX KROCHMAL, Associate Professor. Ph.D. (Duke University)

WILLIAM MEIER, Associate Professor, and Chair. Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin)

CELESTE MENCHACA, Assistant Professor. Ph.D. (University of Southern California)

AARON NAVARRO, Associate Professor. PhD. (Harvard University)

SUSAN RAMIREZ, Professor and Holder of the Neville G. Penrose Chair of Latin American Studies. Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin)

REBECCA SHARPLESS, Professor. Ph.D. (Emory Univeristy)

GENE A. SMITH, Professor and Director of the Center for Texas Studies. Ph.D. (Auburn University)

KENNETH STEVENS, Professor. Ph.D. (Indiana University)

PETER A. SZOK, Professor. Ph.D. (Tulane University)

KARA DIXON VUIC, Associate Professor and Schmidt Professor of War, Conflict, and Society in 20th Century America. Ph.D. (Indiana University)

STEVEN E. WOODWORTH, Professor. Ph.D. (Rice University)

PETER M. WORTHING, Professor and Associate Dean. Ph.D. (University of Hawaii at Manoa)


 KYLE WALKER, Associate Professor. Ph.D. (University of Minnesota) 

Modern Language Studies

SCOTT G. WILLIAMS, Associate Professor, Ph. D. (University of Texas at Austin)


WILLIAM ROCHE, Professor. Ph.D. (The Ohio State University)

Political Science

RALPH G. CARTER, Professor and Chair. Ph.D. (Ohio State University)

MANOCHEHR DORRAJ, Professor. Ph.D. (University of Texas)

JAMES W. RIDDLESPERGER, JR., Professor. Ph.D. (University of Missouri)

JAMES SCOTT, Professor. Ph.D. (Northern Illinois University)


MELANIE HARRIS, Professor. Ph.D. (Union Theological Seminary in New York City)

DARREN MIDDLETON, Professor. Ph.D. (University of Glasgow)

DAVID MOESSNER, Professor. D.Th. (University of Basel)

Criminal Justice

MICHAEL BACHMANN, Associate Professor. Ph.D (University of Central Florida)

KENDRA BOWEN, Assistant Professor. Ph.D (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

RONALD G. BURNS, Professor and Chair. Ph.D. (Florida State University)

BRIE DIAMOND, Assistant Professor. Ph.D (University of Texas at Dallas)

PATRICK T. KINKADE, Associate Professor. Ph.D. (University of California at Irvine)

MICHELE MEITL, Assistant Professor. Ph.D. (The University of Texas at Dallas)

JOHNNY NHAN, Associate Professor. Ph.D. (University of California at Irvine)

KATIE POLZER, Associate Professor. Ph.D. (University of Texas at Dallas)

Spanish and Hispanic Studies

F. KOMLA AGGOR, Professor. Ph.D. (UCLA)

DONALD H. FRISCHMANN, Professor. Ph.D. (University of Arizona)