Marco Abel

  • Associate Professor, PhD Pennsylvania State University. Department Chair. Graduate Faculty Fellow. Film, Critical Theory, and Contemporary American Literature

Jonis Agee

  • Adele Hall Professor, PhD State University of New York-Binghamton. Graduate Faculty Fellow. Creative writing (fiction), American literature, poetry. Current projects include a novel, book of stories, collection of essays on the writing life

Rachel Azima

  • Director, UNL Writing Center, and Assistant Professor of Practice. Writing center studies, writing across the curriculum, teaching of writing, faculty development, ecocriticism and place-conscious pedagogy.

Grace Bauer

  • Professor, MFA University of Massachusetts. Graduate Faculty Fellow. Creative writing (poetry), contemporary poetry. Currently working in poetry, the poetic series, and some creative nonfiction

Stephen C. Behrendt

  • University Professor and George Holmes Distinguished Professor, PhD University of Wisconsin. Romanticism, later 18th century, literature and the other arts, the Corvey Collection of Romantic literature. Current projects include books on Romantic women writers, issues of canonicity and periodization in Romanticism, and William Blake, as well as original poetry

Robert Brooke

  • Professor, PhD University of Minnesota. Composition and rhetoric. Current interests include composition theory, ethnographic research, K-12 schools outreach, creative non-fiction, regional and rural literacies

Stephen M. Buhler

  • Aaron Douglas Professor, PhD University of California-Los Angeles. Renaissance literature, especially the works of Milton, Shakespeare, and Spenser. Current projects involve literary engagements with music, philosophy, and popular culture. Related studies in performance-based approaches to the teaching of literature

Peter J. Capuano

  • Assistant Professor, PhD University of Virginia. Areas of specialization: Nineteenth-Century British; Victorian Literature and Culture; Nineteenth-Century Science; the novel.

Joy Castro

  • Professor, PhD Texas A&M University. Memoir, Fiction, U.S. Ethnic Literatures, Women's Literatures, Modernism.

Kwame Dawes

  • Chancellor’s Professor of English and Glenna Luschei Editor of Prairie Schooner, PhD University of New Brunswick. Poet. Creative writing (poetry), African American literature, Caribbean literature, African literature, Post-colonial literature and theory.  Currently editing eight poetry anthologies for publication in 2011 and 2012.

Basuli Deb

  • Assistant Professor, PhD Michigan State University. Women's and Gender Studies, with special emphasis on transnational and postcolonial literature and theory, Cultural Studies, War literature, particularly the representation of international terrorism and counter-terror torture and its gender politics

Wheeler Winston Dixon

  • Ryan Professor of Film Studies; PhD Rutgers University. Recent projects include A Short History of Film by Wheeler Winston Dixon and Gwendolyn Audrey Foster. Rutgers University Press, (Second Edition) 2013. Black & White: A Brief History of Monochrome Cinema (Forthcoming, Rutgers University Press, 2015). Streaming: Movies, Media and Instant Access. University Press of Kentucky, 2013. Death of the Moguls: The End of Classical Hollywood. Rutgers University Press, 2012. 21st-Century Hollywood: Movies in the Era of Transformation by Wheeler Winston Dixon and Gwendolyn Audrey Foster. Rutgers University Press, 2011. A History of Horror. Rutgers University Press, 2010. Film Noir and The Cinema of Paranoia. Edinburgh University Press / Rutgers University Press, 2009.

Kwakiutl L. Dreher

  • Associate Professor, PhD University of California-Riverside. African American Literature, Popular Culture, Film

Gwendolyn A. Foster

  • Professor, PhD University of Nebraska. Film, Cultural Studies, Women's Studies, Coordinator of Film Studies. A Short History of Film by Wheeler Winston Dixon and Gwendolyn Audrey Foster. Rutgers University Press, 2008.Recent work on Class-Passing, and film/video theory

Amanda Gailey

  • Assistant Professor, PhD University of Nebraska. Digital humanities, with a specialization in text editing and digital archives, Nineteenth-century American literature, especially Whitman, Dickinson, and late nineteenth-century children's literature, Editorial theory

Tom Gannon

  • Associate Professor, PhD University of Iowa. Native American literatures, British Romanticism, ecology and literature

Rhonda Garelick

  • Professor, Ph.D., M.A., and B.A. in French and Comparative Literature from Yale University.

Amy M. Goodburn

  • Professor, PhD Ohio State University. Composition, rhetoric, and literacy studies. Interests include multicultural and critical pedagogies, community literacy practices, and documentation of postsecondary teaching

June Griffin

  • Associate Professor of Practice, PhD University of Virginia. Areas of specialty include: Composition and Rhetoric, Discourse Analysis, Teaching with Technology. Courses regularly taught Rhetoric as Argument, Writing and Communities, and Nebraska Writing Project Technology Institute

Melissa J. Homestead

  • Professor, Ph.D. Univ. of Pennsylvania, American Literature and the History of the Book, with a focus on women’s authorship

Maureen Honey

  • Professor, PhD Michigan State University. American Studies, Women's Studies, women in World War II, Harlem Renaissance, Popular Culture. Currently working on early 20th century American Women Writers, with an emphasis on recovery work

Matthew Jockers

  • Associate Professor, PhD Southern Illinois University. Fellow, Center for Digital Research in the Humanities. Digital Humanities, Irish and Irish American Literature.

Frances W. Kaye

  • Professor, PhD Cornell University. Canadian studies, Plains studies, Native studies. Interests include Canadian/American comparisons, arts and literature, history and culture

Ted Kooser

  • Presidential Professor, MA University of Nebraska; Litt.D. Honorary, University of Nebraska; Litt.D. Honorary, South Dakota State University, Doane College and State University of New York at Binghamton. U. S. Poet Laureate, 2004-2006. Poet and essayist.

Thomas Lynch

  • Professor, PhD University of Oregon. Ecocriticism, Western and Southwestern American Literature

Jessica Metzler

  • Lecturer, PhD Cornell University. 20th C. & Contemporary U.S. Literature, Queer & Critical Theory, Women's & Gender Studies, and Pedagogy & Professional Development.

Deborah Williams Minter

  • Associate Professor, PhD Univerity of Michigan. Composition, literacy studies and rhetoric. Current interests include faculty development, digital learning environments and pedagogy

Amelia M.L. Montes

  • Associate Professor, PhD University of Denver. 19th-Century American Literature, Chicana/o Literature and Theory, creative writing, (fiction ). Current projects involve a book on Midwest Latinas, a memoir, Chicana/Latina Queer cultural criticism, and fiction writing

Gabrielle Owen

  • Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh, PhD. Children’s Literature and Culture, Histories of Adolescence and Childhood, Gender Studies/ Queer Theory, Composition/ Pedagogy

Michael Page

  • Lecturer, PhD University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 19th Century British Literature, Romanticism, Literature and Science, Science Fiction.

Kenneth M. Price

  • Hillegass University Professor of American literature, PhD University of Chicago. American literature, American periodicals, textual editing, humanities computing. Co-director, Walt Whitman Archive; co-director, Center for Digital Research in the Humanities

Stephen Ramsay

  • Associate Professor, PhD University of Virginia. Fellow, Center for Digital Research in the Humanities. Digital humanities and theory of new media.

Beverley Rilett

  • Research Assistant Professor, PhD University of Nebraska. Victorian and early 20th-century British literature and culture, women’s and gender studies, digital humanities, the novel, biography, and George Eliot.

Guy Reynolds

  • Professor, Ph.D. University of Cambridge. Willa Cather, American literary history, American Studies, contemporary fiction and its global contexts.

Gregory E. Rutledge

  • Associate Professor, Ph.D. University of Wisconsin - Madison. African-American Literature and Culture, American literature. Currently working on a book and articles on the "Epic Trickster," a paradigm for the (dis)continuity of the traditional African epic in African-American literature and culture, and a second novel

Timothy Schaffert

  • Assistant Professor, MFA University of Arizona. Director of the Nebraska Summer Writers’ Conference. Fiction writing and creative nonfiction.

Julia Schleck

  • Asssociate Professor, PhD New York University. Renaissance Literature, and interdisciplinary study of the period. Currently working on early modern travel writings to the Near East.

Kelly Stage

  • Assistant Professor, Ph.D. New York University. Renaissance Literature, especially Shakespeare and non-Shakespearean drama, and literature of 16th and 17th century London. Currently working on a book about the interplay between dramatic renderings of London in early modern comedies and the transformation of urban space in early 17th century London.

Shari Stenberg

  • Associate Professor, Ph.D. State University of New York, Albany. Composition and Rhetoric, critical and feminist pedagogy, teaching and writing development.

Roland Végső

  • Associate Professor, PhD SUNY at Buffalo. Critical and Literary Theory; Psychoanalysis; Contemporary Political Theory; Twentieth Century Literatures; Modernism; Cold War Studies; Translation and Translation Studies

Jack Vespa

  • Associate Professor of Practice, PhD University of Utah. Literature of Sensibility and Romanticism, the Wordsworth Circle

Stacey Waite

  • Assistant Professor, PhD University of Pittsburgh. Composition, Rhetoric, Literacy; Queer Theory/ Queer Pedagogies; Teaching of Writing; Feminist and Gender Studies; Creative Writing/ Poetry

Laura White

  • Professor, PhD, Vanderbilt University. 19th and 20th century British literature, esp. novels. Interests include narrative theory, genre theory, history of manners, Anglo American modernism, and Jane Austen

Adrian Wisnicki

  • Assistant Professor, PhD, City University of New York. Faculty Fellow, Center for Digital Research in the Humanities. Victorian studies, African studies, digital humanities, colonial and postcolonial studies, world literature, Romantic literature.