Department Administration


Department &
University Administrative Appointments


 

Advising Coordinators:
Balance Chow
Susan Shillinglaw
Nancy Stork

Associate Chair for Personnel:
Noelle Brada-Williams

Career and Prof. Writing Coordinator:
Mark Thompson

Center for Literary Arts Director:
Nicole Hughes

Chair of the Department:
John Engell

Creative Writing & MFA Director:
Alan Soldofsky

Director of Writing Programs:
Kelly Harrison

Curriculum Coordinator:
Revathi Krishnaswamy

English Education Director:
Mary Warner

Honors Program Advisor:
Bonnie Cox

MA Advisor/Coordinator:
Noelle Brada-Williams

M.H. Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies
Director
:
Paul Douglass

Poets & Writers Coalition Faculty Advisor:
Alan Soldofsky

Reed Magazine
Advisor
:
Cathleen Miller

Steinbeck Fellows
Advisor
:
Paul Douglass

Teaching Associates
Coordinator
:
Bob Cullen

Writing Center Director:
Michelle Hager

Writing Skills Test Coordinator:
Gloria Collins


The English department is governed by a Chair assisted by a number of standing committees and department officers. The department's governance is structured by a Policy Manual. Some committees seat both undergraduate and graduate-student representatives who are nominated by faculty. The Department also houses a number of projects or centers with their own directors.

Elected Departmental & College Committees

Recruitment:
Engell (Chair), Fleck, Krishnaswamy, Shillinglaw, Warner

Retention, Tenure & Promotion:
Eastwood, Lovell, Chow, Krishnaswamy, Shillinglaw

Policy:
Engell (Chair), Eastwood, Fleck, Krishnaswamy, Maio, Shillinglaw

College Retention, Tenure & Promotion:
Karim

College Research:
N/A

College Sabbatical:
Mesher

Appointed Departmental Committees

Composition:
Harrison (Chair), Arnold (Teaching Associate), Baer, Collins, Cox, Cullen, Douglass, Fleck, Knapp, Mitchell, Prasad

Creative Writing:
Soldofsky (Chair—Fall), Taylor (Chair—Spring), Altchul, Ashton, Douglass, Evans, Harrison, James, Karim, Lindelof, Maio, Miller, O'Sullivan, Schragg

Curriculum:
Krishnaswamy (Chair), Baer, Brada-Williams, Cox, Crawford (Teaching Associate), Douglass, Eastwood, Harris, Harrison, Lovell, Warner

Dorothy Wright Committee:
Shillinglaw (Chair), Lovell, Eastwood, Warner

Graduate Committee:
Brada-Williams (Chair—Fall), Fleck (Chair—Spring), Douglass, Eastwood, Krishnaswamy, Shillinglaw, Soldofsky (Spring), Taylor, Wilson

Library:
Harris

MA Exams:
Confidential

MFA Exams:
Confidential

Publicity:
Shillinglaw (Chair), Altschul, Brada-Williams, Cox, Douglass, Eastwood, Karim, Taylor

Scholarships/Awards:
Confidential

Teacher Education:
Warner (Chair), Lovell, Shillinglaw

Web Oversight & Technology:
Harris, Taylor