Chair

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Jene Schoenfeld

Associate Professor of English
Areas of Expertise
African American literature, American literature, mixed race.
Campus
Address
Lentz House 202
Phone Number
(740) 427-5008

Faculty

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Piers Brown

Assistant Professor of English
Areas of Expertise
Renaissance poetry and poetics; theories of metaphor; book history; the history of science; and science fiction and fantasy.
Campus
Address
English Cottage 107
Phone Number
(740) 427-5329
Comparative World Literature

Molly McCully Brown

Kenyon Review Fellow
Areas of Expertise
Poetry, creative nonfiction.
Campus
Address
English Cottage 106
Phone Number
(740) 427-5422
Kenyon Review

Adele Davidson

Charles P. McIlvaine Professor of English
Campus
Address
Lentz House 208
Phone Number
(740) 427-5560

Nicole Dutton

Editor of the Kenyon Review
Campus
Address
Finn House 114
Phone Number
(740) 427-5350
Kenyon Review
 

Kathleen Fernando

Assistant Professor of English
Areas of Expertise
Post-colonial literature(s) and theory, South Asian literature, Canadian diasporic writing.
Campus
Address
English Cottage 204
Phone Number
(740) 427-5754

Andy Grace

Assistant Professor of English
Areas of Expertise
Poetry Writing, 20th century American and British poetry, Literary Theory, Cultural Studies, History of the Pastoral
Campus
Address
English Cottage 007
Phone Number
(740) 427-5192
 

Thomas Hawks

Dean for Academic Advising and Support
Campus
Address
Edwards House, 202
Phone Number
(740) 427-5448
Comparative World Literature
Dean for Academic Advising

Sarah Heidt

Associate Professor of English
Areas of Expertise
Nineteenth-century British literature and culture, auto/biography and life writing, women's writing, literatures of memory, pedagogy.
Campus
Address
Lentz House 203

Geetha Iyer

Mellon Science and Nature Writing Fellow
Areas of Expertise
Creative writing, ecology and environmental sciences, ecocriticism
Campus
Address
English Cottage 005

P.F. Kluge

Writer in Residence
Campus
Address
Finn House 104
Phone Number
(740) 427-5407

Travis Lau

Assistant Professor of English
Areas of Expertise
Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British literature and culture, health humanities, disability studies
Campus
Address
English Cottage 205
Phone Number
(740) 427-5300

Sergei Lobanov-Rostovsky

Professor of English
Campus
Address
English Cottage 203
Phone Number
(740) 427-5212

David Lynn

Special Assistant to the President
Professor of English
Areas of Expertise
Creative writing, modern literature
Campus
Address
Finn House 114
Phone Number
(740) 427-5271

Ted Mason

Associate Provost for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Special Advisor to the President
Professor of English
Areas of Expertise
African-American literature and culture, narrative theory, literary and cultural theory.
Campus
Address
Lentz House 106
Phone Number
(740) 427-5204
Provost
Comparative World Literature

Jesse Matz

Professor of English
Areas of Expertise
Modernist culture, narrative theory
Campus
Address
Lentz House 209
Phone Number
(740) 427-5209
Comparative World Literature

Janet McAdams

Robert P. Hubbard Professor in Poetry
Professor of English
Areas of Expertise
Poetry and poetics; Indigenous American literatures; gender and sexuality in Indigenous American cultures.
Campus
Address
English Cottage 207
Phone Number
(740) 427-5206
Comparative World Literature
 

Kim McMullen

John Crowe Ransom Professor of English
Campus
Address
Lentz House 207
Phone Number
(740) 427-5185

Pashmina Murthy

Associate Professor of English
Areas of Expertise
Postcolonial studies, critical theory, transnational studies.
Campus
Address
English Cottage 108
Phone Number
(740) 427-5213

Rosemary O'Neill

Associate Professor of English
Areas of Expertise
Medieval literature, history of the book, Chaucer.
Campus
Address
English Cottage
Phone Number
(740) 427-5755

Keyana Parks

Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Areas of Expertise
20th and 21st century African American literature, Black satire and popular culture, Black feminist thought and aesthetics
Campus
Address
English Cottage 109
Phone Number
(740) 427-5267

Keija Parssinen

Assistant Professor of English
Areas of Expertise
Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, Travel Writing, Contemporary Fiction, Young Adult Fiction, "Expatriate" Literature, Saudi Arabia

Sara Pfaff

Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Areas of Expertise
20th and 21st-century multi-ethnic U.S. literatures; critical race and indigenous studies; science and medicine in literature.
Campus
Address
English Cottage 207
Phone Number
(740) 427-5033

Misha Rai

Kenyon Review Fellow
Areas of Expertise
Fiction, the history of the novel, the political and transnational novel. 
Campus
Address
English Cottage 004
Phone Number
(740) 427-5680
Kenyon Review

Sarah Star

Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Areas of Expertise
Chaucer, Middle English literature, medieval religion and race, literature and medicine.
Campus
Address
English Cottage 201
Phone Number
(740) 427-5789

Matthew Suazo

Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Areas of Expertise
Hemispheric American literature, early and nineteenth-century; literature and environment; postcolonial studies; slave narrative and autobiography. 
Campus
Address
English Cottage 202
Phone Number
(740) 427-5321

Ira Sukrungruang

Richard L. Thomas Professor of Creative Writing
Areas of Expertise
Creative writing; creative writing pedagogy; inclusive literature 
Campus
Address
Keithley House 204
Phone Number
(740) 427-5361

Orchid Tierney

Assistant Professor of English
Areas of Expertise
Environmental humanities, digital humanities, Anglophone poetry and poetics
Campus
Address
Lentz House 105
Phone Number
(740) 427-5613

Emeriti

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Jim Carson

Professor Emeritus of English
Campus
Address
English Cottage 205
Phone Number
(740) 427-5203
 

Jennifer Clarvoe

Professor of English Emerita
Comparative World Literature
 

Lewis Hyde

Richard L. Thomas Professor of Creative Writing Emeritus
Campus
 

Bill Klein

Professor Emeritus of English
Campus
 

Deborah Laycock

Associate Professor Emerita of English
Areas of Expertise
Restoration drama, eighteenth-century British literature and culture, Canadian literature.
Campus
Address
English Cottage 206
Phone Number
(740) 427-5753
Comparative World Literature
 

Perry Lentz

Professor Emeritus of English
 

Ellen Mankoff

Assistant Professor of English Emerita

Judy Smith

Professor Emerita of English
 

Patricia Vigderman

Assistant Professor of English Emerita
 

Carla Parsons

Administrative Assistant in the Academic Division - English
Contact
Phone Number
740-427-5210
Email Address
parsonsc@kenyon.edu
Location
102 Lentz House