Department of English and Philosophy

 

English Faculty

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Brian AtteberyBrian Attebery,* Professor of English, Editor of Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts

PhD in American Civilization (1979), Brown University
Specialties: • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Children's Literature • Gender & Literature
• 19th-Century American Literature

Office: LA 232     attebria@isu.edu     208-282-2537

Jennifer Eastman AtteberyJennifer Eastman Attebery,* Professor of English; Department Chair;
Director, Folklore Program

PhD in Folkore & American Studies (1985), Indiana University
Specialties: • Folkore • Vernacular Texts • Ethnic Studies
Office: LA 262     attejenn@isu.edu     208-282-2478

Tera ColeTera Cole, Assistant Lecturer in English

MA in English (2010), Idaho State University
Office: LA 155     coletera@isu.edu     208-282-4353

 

Mark DoddMark Dodd, Associate Lecturer in English

PhD in English (1991), Washington State University
Specialties: • Victorian & Modern Literature • Drama • Linguistics
• Composition & Rhetoric

Office: Tingey Bldg. 270, Idaho Falls     doddmark@isu.edu     208-282-7859

Carlen DonovanCarlen Donovan, Associate Lecturer in English

MA in English (2002), Idaho State University
Specialties: Composition • Film Studies • Cultural Studies
Office: LA 207-H    donocarl@isu.edu     208-282-5691

Will DonovanWill Donovan, Assistant Lecturer in English

MA in English (2007), Idaho State University
Office: LA 207-E    donowill@isu.edu     208-282-5817

 

Susan GosleeSusan Goslee,* Associate Professor in English

PhD in Literature and Creative Writing (2007), University of Utah
Specialties: • Creative Writing
Office: LA 217    sgoslee@isu.edu     208-282-2470

Brandon HallBrandon Hall, Associate Lecturer in English

MA in English (2002), Idaho State University
Office: LA 207-C    hallbran@isu.edu     208-282-4657

 

Hal HellwigHal Hellwig,* Associate Professor of English

PhD in English (1985), University of California – Los Angeles
Specialties: • 19th-Century American Literature • Advanced Composition
• Methods of Scholarship

Office: LA 207-D     hellharo@isu.edu     208-282-2610

Paula HillisPaula Hillis, Assistant Lecturer in English

 MA in Teaching English as a Second Language, University of Washington (1980)
Specialties: Second Language Acquisition• English Syntax • Composition
Office: LA 218     hillpaul@isu.edu     208-282-3955

Bethany HurstBethany Schultz Hurst,* Assistant Professor of English

M.F.A. in Creative Writing (2003), Eastern Washington University
Specialties: • Contemporary Poetry • Creative Writing
Office: LA 156     schubeth@isu.edu     208-282 3542

Alan JohnsonAlan Johnson,* Professor of English

PhD in English (1998), University of California – Riverside
Specialties: • Post-Colonial Literature & Theory • Comparative Cultures & Literature
• 19th-Century British Literature

Office: LA 212     johnala2@isu.edu     208-282-2198

Margaret JohnsonMargaret Johnson,* Professor of English,
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

PhD in English (1998), University of Oregon
Specialties: • Composition & Rhetoric • Postmodern American Literature • Film
Office: ADMIN 106     johnmarg@isu.edu     208-282-3520

Sylvia JohnsonSylvia Johnson, Associate Lecturer in English

MA in English (2003), Idaho State University
Specialties: • Composition & Rhetoric • Remedial Composition
• Literature

Office: LA 207-B     johnsylv@isu.edu     208-282-5481

Thomas KleinThomas Klein,* Professor of English

PhD in English (1998), University of Toronto
Specialties: • Old English • History of the English Language
• Diachronic Semantics and Metaphors

Office: LA 233     kleithom@isu.edu     208-282-2308

Dawn LattinDawn Lattin, Associate Lecturer in English

MA in English (2001), Idaho State University
Specialties: • Rhetoric, Composition Theory, Drama
Office: LA 221     lattdawn@isu.edu     208-282-4658

Sonja LaunspachSonja Launspach,* Associate Professor of English

PhD in Linguistics (1998), University of South Carolina
Specialties: • Conversation/Discourse Analysis • Sociolinguistics
• Second Language Acquisition

Office: LA 220     sllauns@isu.edu     208-282-2237

Tom PfisterTom Pfister, Senior Lecturer in English

PhD in English (1996), University of Wisconsin – Madison
Specialties: • Restoration & 18th-Century Literature • Aesthetics
• Composition

Office: LA 223      pfisthom@isu.edu     208-282-5308

Monica RobinsonMonica Robinson, Associate Lecturer in English & Speech

J.D. (1984), University of Idaho
Specialty: • Argumentation
Office: LA 229     robinmon@isu.edu     208-282-4366

Roger SchmidtRoger Schmidt,* Professor of English

PhD in English (1989), University of Washington
Specialties: • 18th-Century Literature • History of Sleep
• Book Design

Office: LA 271     schmroge@isu.edu     208-282-2374

Michael StubbsMichael Stubbs, Assistant Lecturer in English

DA in English (2008), Idaho State University
• Composition • Teaching • Literature and Environment
Office: LA 157      stubmich@isu.edu     208-282-2478

Matt VanWinkleMatthew VanWinkle,* Assistant Professor of English

PhD in English (2006), Boston College
Specialties: • British Romantic and Victorian Poetry
• 19th-Century Gothic

Office: LA 226   vanwmatt@isu.edu     208-282-4272

Curt WhitakerCurtis Whitaker,* Associate Professor of English

PhD in English (2001), University of California – Los Angeles
Specialties: • Literature of the Seventeenth Century (Late Renaissance) • Literature and Science • Literature and the Environment
Office: LA 258-C     whitaker@isu.edu     208-282-2742

Jessica WinstonJessica Winston,* Professor of English,
Director of Graduate Studies in English

PhD in English (2002), University of California – Santa Barbara
Specialties: • Shakespeare • Early Modern Literature• Dramatic Tragedy
Office: LA 239     winsjess@isu.edu     208-282-2895

Brent WolterBrent Wolter,* Associate Professor of English,
Director of Undergraduate Studies in English

PhD in Applied Language Studies (2005), University of Wales at Swansea
Specialties: • TESOL Methodology • Second Language Acquisition • Linguistics
Office: LA 242     woltbren@isu.edu     208-282-2893

Amanda ZinkAmanda Zink,* Assistant Professor of English

PhD in English (2013), University of Illinois
Specialties: • Multi-Ethnic Literature • 19th & Early 20th-Century American Literature
Gender & Women's Studies Colonial/Post-Colonial Studies • American Indian Studies
Office: LA 234     zinkaman@isu.edu     208-282-2782