• Marco Abel

    • Associate Professor, PhD Pennsylvania State University. 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
  • 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

    • Associate 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. A Short History of Film by Wheeler Winston Dixon and Gwendolyn Audrey Foster. Rutgers University Press, 2008.Recent projects include books on Images of Eden in the Cinema, American Cinema of the 1940s and 1950s, Film and Television After 9/11, and Images of the Apocalypse in the Cinema. Editor-in Chief, with Gwendolyn Audrey Foster, of the Quarterly Review of Film and Video
  • 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, Editor-in-Chief of The Quarterly Review of Film and Video
  • 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

    • Associate Professor, PhD University of Oregon. Ecocriticism, Western and Southwestern American Literature
  • Deborah Williams Minter

    • Associate Professor, PhD Univerity of Michigan. Composition, literacy studies and rhetoric. Current projects include a study of the rhetoric of serious childhood illness in literary and public discourse and a study of the uses of teaching portfolios at the college English level
  • 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

    • Assistant 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

    • Assistant 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.