Department chair: Glenn Freeman | Contact info

Faculty & Staff

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    Rebecca Entel

    Associate Professor of English

    Teaches courses in American literature, multicultural literature, and creative writing. She is published as both a scholar in American literature and as a fiction writer. Her research and teaching interests include metaphor, race, and the literature of the civil war. Ph.D. and M.A., University of Wisconsin at Madison; B.A., University of Pennsylvania.

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    Glenn Freeman

    Associate Professor of English

    Teaches creative writing and American poetry courses, and takes students to the Wilderness Field Station in Minnesota for American Nature Writers. He is the author of two book of poems: "Traveling Light" (2011), and "Keeping the Tigers Behind Us" (2007). His poems have also appeared in Poetry, The Cimarron Review, The Lullwater Review, and Talking River Review. Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainesville; M.F.A., Vermont College; B.A., Goddard College.

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    Leslie Kathleen Hankins

    Professor of English

    Specializes in modernist and 20th century British literature, especially Virginia Woolf, as well as film studies. She teaches Modern American literature at the Wilderness Field Station in Minnesota, and is currently researching modernism and the wilderness, focusing on Canadian painter and journal-writer Emily Carr. Ph.D. and M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; B.A., Duke University. Serves as president of the Virginia Woolf Society.

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    Michelle Mouton

    Professor of English

    Teaches Romantic and Victorian literature, critical theory, cultural studies, women's studies, and AIDS literature and film. She teaches a 111 course that examines the World of Disney, and team-teaches Arts, Architecture, and Theater in England. Ph.D. and M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; B.A., Tulane University.

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    Kirilka (Katy) Stavreva

    Professor of English

    Teaches Medieval and Renaissance literature, Global Shakespeare, film, and book arts and history. She is a founding member of Foxden Press at Cornell College; author of the 2015 book "Words Like Daggers: Violent Female Speech in Early Modern England" and the 1997 book "Cultures of the World: Bulgaria"; and contributing editor of an essay cluster on "Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Teaching Dante’s Divine Comedy" for the journal Pedagogy. Her award-winning scholarship has appeared in essay collections and academic journals, such as Shakespeare Bulletin, Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation, and The Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies. Ph.D., University of Iowa; Specialist (combined B.A. and M.A. degree), Sofia University, Bulgaria.

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Additional instructors

  • Daniel Boscaljon, Lecturer
  • Bryan Mangano, Lecturer
  • Kate Harding, Distinguished Visiting Writer in Live Lit and Social Justice
  • Helen Rubinstein, Robert P. Dana Emerging Writer Fellow
  • Brian Sloan, Distinguished Visiting Writer in Screenwriting

Emeriti Faculty

  • Richard Martin

    Professor Emeritus of English

    B.A., Carleton College; M.A.T., Yale University; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University.