Faculty

Thomas Anderson


Anderson, Thomas

tpa14@msstate.edu

2002 Lee Hall


Professor
Mentor, Shackouls Honors College Presidential Scholars and Director of External Prestigious Scholarships

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Shakespeare; Critical Theory

Ted Atkinson

Atkinson, Ted

tba34@msstate.edu

2010 Lee Hall


Associate Professor
Editor of The Mississippi Quarterly

Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Southern Literature, Faulkner
Gregory Bentley

Bentley, Gregory

gwb@english.msstate.edu

2506 Lee Hall


Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of California, Davis
Renaissance Literature, Drama
Dr. Shalyn Claggett

Claggett, Shalyn

src173@msstate.edu

2502 Lee Hall


Associate Professor


Ph.D.,Vanderbilt University
Victorian Literature
Peter Degabriele

DeGabriele, Peter

pgd23@msstate.edu

2003 Lee Hall


Associate Professor

Ph.D., SUNY at Buffalo
Eighteenth Century Literature
Lara Dodds

Dodds, Lara

ld214@msstate.edu

2304 Lee Hall


Professor
Director of Graduate Studies

Ph.D., Brown University
Renaissance Literature, Milton
Becky Hagenston

Hagenston, Becky

bhagenston@english.msstate.edu

2006 Lee Hall

Associate Professor
Editor of Jabberwock Review
Professional webpage:
www.BeckyHagenston.com


M.F.A., University of Arizona
Creative Writing, Fiction
Shirley Hanshaw

Hanshaw, Shirley

sh449@msstate.edu

2508 Lee Hall


Associate Professor
Liaison, MSU-Tougaloo Exchange Program, STEM.

Ph.D., University of Mississippi
African American Literature;
Technical Writing
Wendy Herd

Herd, Wendy

wjh159@msstate.edu

2313 Lee Hall


Assistant Professor
Director of TESOL

Ph.D., University of Kansas
Linguistics, TESOL
Holly Johnson

Johnson, Holly

hj71@msstate.edu

2005 Lee Hall


Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)
Old and Middle English Literature
Michaell Kardos

Kardos, Michael

mpk36@msstate.edu

2308 Lee Hall

Associate Professor
Co-Director of Creative Writing
Professional webpage:
www.michaelkardos.com


Ph.D., University of Missouri
Creative Writing, Fiction
Stacy Kastner

Kastner, Stacy

smk318@msstate.edu

2515 Lee Hall


Assistant Professor
Associate Director of the Writing Center

Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
Rhetoric & Writing
Matthew Little

Little, Matthew

littmatt@ra.msstate.edu

2510 Lee Hall


Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of Chicago
American Literature; Legal Writing
Rich Lyons

Lyons, Richard

rjl@ra.msstate.edu

2505 Lee Hall


Professor

Ph.D., University of Houston
Creative Writing, Poetry
Amy Mallory-Kani

Mallory-Kani, Amy

am3466@msstate.edu

2015 Lee Hall


Assistant Professor

Ph. D. University of Albany (SUNY)
British Romantic Poetry and Prose
Kelly Marsh

Marsh, Kelly

kmarsh@english.msstate.edu

2504 Lee Hall


Associate Professor

Ph.D., Penn. State University
Twentieth Century British Literature
Bonnie O'Neill

O'Neill, Bonnie

bco20@msstate.edu

2012 Lee Hall


Associate Professor

Ph.D., Washington University
American Literature Before 1900
Catherine Pierce

Pierce, Catherine

cp341@msstate.edu

2310 Lee Hall

Associate Professor
Co-Director of Creative Writing


Ph.D., University of Missouri
Creative Writing, Poetry
Ginger Pizer

Pizer, Ginger

gbp31@msstate.edu 

2305 Lee Hall


Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Linguistics
Daniel Punday


Punday, Daniel

email

2004 Lee Hall


Professor
Head of the Department of English (effective July 1)

Ph.D., The Pennsylavania State University
Literary Theory
Rich Raymond

Raymond, Rich

rraymond@english.msstate.edu

 

Professor
Consultant to the Writing Center
Professional webpage:
http://www2.msstate.edu/~rr165/
Blog:
http://reflectionsonkosovo.wordpress.com


Ph.D., Miami University
Eighteenth Century Literature,
Rhetoric and Composition Theory
Donald Shaffer

Shaffer, Donald

ds649@msstate.edu

2311 Lee Hall


Associate Professor
Jointly appointed to the
African American Studies Program


Ph.D., University of Chicago
African-American Literature
Megan Smith


Smith, Megan

Lee Hall


Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Michigan State University
Linguistics and TESOL
Andrea Spain

Spain, Andrea

aspain@english.msstate.edu

2312 Lee Hall


Assistant Professor

Ph.D., SUNY at Buffalo
Postcolonial Literature and Theory

Eric Vivier

Vivier, Eric

edv34@msstate.edu

2011 Lee Hall


Assistant Professor
Joint appointment with the Shackouls Honors College

Ph.D. University of Wisconson, Madison
Robert West

West, Robert

rmw107@ra.msstate.edu

2008 Lee Hall


Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)
Twentieth Century British
and American Literature