Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Graduate Assistants

Image of Bates Julie Bates
Doctoral Student
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Rhetoric, composition, and technical communication

Image of Belomoina Lyudmila Belomoina

Doctoral Student

Image of Brown Kara Brown

Master's Student

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Post-colonialism, literature, disability and representation, writing and composition

Image of Browne Kate Browne
Doctoral Student

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Technology Coordinator, Writing Program

Image of Chandler Beth Chandler

Master's Student
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English Composition

Image of Cochran Danielle Cochran
Doctoral Student
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Cultural Studies
Hip Hop Studies

Image of Cochran Olga Cochran
Doctoral Student
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TESOL, Composition as a critical inquiry, Writing good and writing funny.

Image of Dickerson Chereka Dickerson
Doctoral Student
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Race and Gender Studies; American Literature w/emphasis on Ethic American Literature

Image of Dooley Lisa Dooley
Doctoral Student



 

Image of Edel Ryan Edel
Doctoral Student
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Speculative Fiction, Social Issues related to childhood.

Image of Fowler Savanna Fowler
Master's Student

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Image of Gilson Oriana Gilson
Doctoral Student

Image of Giovagnoli David Giovagnoli
Doctoral Student

Image of Gradea Adriana Gradea
Doctoral Student

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Visual Rhetoric, Cultural Theory, Totalitarian and Post-Totalitarian Studies, Biopolitics, International Studies

Image of Gregory Megan Gregory
Doctoral Student
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Medieval Literatures and Cultures; Feminist and Eco-theories; Life Writing

Image of Harman Shannon Harman
Master's Student

Image of Hicks Amy Hicks
Doctoral Student

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Children's literature, especially Victorian and Edwardian Children's Literature; Literary Representations of Girlhood; Spatial Theory

Image of Hummels Daniel Hummels
Master's Student

Image of Johnston Emily Johnston
Doctoral Student
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Rhetoric; Cultural Studies; Gender Studies; Trauma Studies

Image of Kamara Samuel Kamara
Doctoral Student
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Postcolonial Feminism, Postcolonial & Diaspora Studies, Global Literatures, Cultural Studies, Trauma Theory

Image of Kampmeier Carissa Kampmeier
Master's Student
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English 101, Creative Writing, American Literature, Postmodernism, Film/Horror, Zombie Films

Image of Kelly Galen Kelly
Master's Student

Image of Kilian Erin Kilian
Doctoral Student
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Creative Writing Pedagogy

Image of Leipart Guttilla Jayna Leipart Guttilla
Master's Student
Women writers, early modern literature, Archival Studies and Special Collections.

Image of Levato Francesco Levato
Doctoral Student
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Poetics, Cultural and Critical Theory, Digital Literature, Translation, and Genre Studies

Image of Longfellow Eric Longfellow
Doctoral Student
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Gender and Sexuality Theory, Object Studies, Queer Theory, Cultural Studies, Psychoanalytic Theory, Creative Writing-Fiction

Image of Macarthy Frank Macarthy
Doctoral Student
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Rhetorical theory, digital literacy, genre analysis, CHAT, practical uses for rhetorical theory.

Image of Maclean John Maclean
Doctoral Student
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Composition/Rhetoric; Cultural Studies; Interfaith Relations and Dialog

Image of Malaibari Arwa Malaibari
Doctoral Student



Image of McDuffie Kristi McDuffie
Doctoral Student
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Cultural rhetorics and writing, rhetorics of race, critical pedagogy, language ideologies

Image of Mishra Shailen Mishra
Doctoral Student
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Narrative Theory; Narrative Framework in Fiction; Writing Process; Post-colonial Theory; Post-colonial Literature

Image of Mixon-Webster Jonah Mixon-Webster
Doctoral Student

Image of Nance-Carroll Niall Nance-Carroll
Doctoral Student
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Children's Literature

Image of Nave Evan Nave
Doctoral Student
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Creative Writing

Image of Nersessova Irina Nersessova
Doctoral Student
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Psychogeography, Urban Space, Displacement, War Literature, Postmodernism, Postcolonial Theory, Marxism, Working-class Studies, Comic Books and Graphic Novels

Image of Oberzaucher Helena Oberzaucher
Doctoral Student

Image of Parish Cody Parish
Master's Student

Image of Pfotenhauer Mark Pfotenhauer
Master's Student

Image of Phillips Lisa Phillips
Doctoral Student
Rhetoric and Composition, Visual Rhetoric, Sensory Rhetorics, Cultural and Environmental Studies, Visual Culture

Image of Pitman Eric Pitman
Master's Student

Image of Poling Bradley Poling
Master's Student

Image of Pyrz Scott Pyrz
Doctoral Student
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Image of Qabazard Summer Qabazard
Doctoral Student
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Creative Writing - Poetry

Image of Ragan Shelby Ragan
Master's Student

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English 101, Introductory Children's Literature classes

Image of Reid Bryan Reid
Master's Student
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Image of Richardson Flourice Richardson
Doctoral Student
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New Media; Visual Rhetoric; Medical Rhetoric

Image of Rients Jeff Rients
English 101 Coordinator
Doctoral Student
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British Literature

Image of Riggert-Kieffer Deb Riggert-Kieffer
Doctoral Student
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Image of Roberts Krista Roberts
Doctoral Student

Image of Romero Erika Romero
Doctoral Student

Image of Roncero-Bellido Ana Roncero-Bellido
PhD
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US Latina/o Literatures and Cultures

Image of Rowan Rob Rowan
Doctoral Student
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Technology and Culture; Knowledge Management; Open-Source Education

Image of Sakaluk Marion Sakaluk
Master's Student

Image of Sanchez-Martin Cristina Sanchez-Martin
Doctoral Student
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Linguistics, TESOL. 

Image of Scott Maclain Scott
Master's Student

Image of Sheets Angela Sheets
Master's Student
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Composition, business and technical writing

Image of Shier Mike Shier
Doctoral Student
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Creative Writing, Creative Nonfiction, Composition

Image of Skokan Laura Skokan
Master's Student
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Image of Smyser-Fauble Barbi Smyser-Fauble
Doctoral Student
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Intersections of Technology and Pedagogy; New Media; Technical Writing; Gender Issues

Image of Stein Katy Stein
Doctoral Student
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Children's and YA Literature
Disability Studies
Gender Studies

Image of Stoklasa Thaddeus Stoklasa
Doctoral Student
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Composition, Creative Writing (Fiction), Postmodern Literature

Image of Strom Kristen Strom

Doctoral Student

Image of Sutton Benjamin Sutton
Doctoral Student

Image of Syverson Evan Syverson
Master's Student

Image of Taylor Irene Taylor
Doctoral Student
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Oral Histories, Life Writing, Creative Non-Fiction

Image of Tran Julie Tran
Master's Student
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Image of Trevarrow Andrew Trevarrow
Master's Student

Image of Viswanath Tharini Viswanath
Doctoral Student

Image of Warren-Riley Sarah Warren-Riley
Doctoral Student

Image of Wells Brandi Wells
Doctoral Student

Image of Williams Elizabeth Williams
Doctoral Student
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Children's Literature; Rhetorical Silence; Invitational Rhetoric

Image of Wollitz Michael Wollitz
Doctoral Student
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Contemporary Literature; 20th Century American Literature; 20th Century Irish Literature; Cultural Theory

Image of Wright Dottore Michelle Wright Dottore
Doctoral Student
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Creative Writing, Gender in the Humanities, Women's Literature in Global Contexts.

Image of Young Jessica Young
Master's Student
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First Year Writing

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