Faculty and Staff

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Robert Aguirre, PhD

PhD, English

Senior Instructor, English

Phone: 206.220.8435

Building/Room: Rianna 105

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Hidy Basta, PhD

PhD, Language and Rhetoric

Writing Center Director
Instructor

Phone: 206-296-6453

Building/Room: LEML 254

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John Charles Bean, PhD

PhD, English

Professor Emeritus, English

Phone: 206.296.5421

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Shawn Bell

Administrative Assistant, English Department

Phone: 206-296-5420

Building/Room: Casey 510

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June Johnson Bube, PhD

PhD, English

Associate Professor, English

Phone: 206.296.5425

Building/Room: Casey 510-05

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Maria Bullon-Fernandez, PhD

PhD, Medieval Studies

Director, University Honors Program
Associate Dean for Arts and Humanities
Professor, English
Associate Appointment, Medieval Studies and Women and Gender Studies

Phone: 206.296.2684

Building/Room: Casey 510-10

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Serena Chopra, PhD

PhD, Creative Writing; MFA, Creative Writing

Assistant Professor, English/Creative Writing

Phone: 206-296-5420

Building/Room: Casey 510

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Gerald Cobb, SJ

Adjunct Faculty, English

Building/Room: Casey 210-01

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Loren Cressler, PhD

PhD, English

Adjunct Faculty

Phone: 206-296-5420

Building/Room: CASY 510

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Sharon Cumberland, PhD

Professor Emerita, English

Phone: 206.296.5423

Building/Room: Casey 510

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Carlyn Ferrari, PhD

PhD, Afro-American Studies

Assistant Professor

Phone: 206.296.5420

Building/Room: Casey 510-18

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Bradley Freeman, PhD

PhD, English Literature

Adjunct Faculty

Building/Room: Rianna 106A

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Bryn Gribben, PhD

PhD, English

Senior Instructor, English

Phone: 206.296.2138

Building/Room: Rianna 105

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Hilary Hawley, PhD

PhD, English

Senior Instructor, English

Phone: 206.220.8217

Building/Room: Rianna 108

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Nalini Iyer, PhD

PhD, English

Professor, English
Associate Appointment, Asian Studies Program and Women and Gender Studies

Phone: 206.220.8467

Building/Room: Casey 510-07

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Kate Koppelman, PhD

PhD, English

Associate Professor, English; Acting Chair, English Department; Associate Appointment, Medieval Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Phone: 206-296-5476

Building/Room: Casey 510-09

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David Joseph Leigh, SJ, PhD

PhD, English

Professor Emeritus, English

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Sean H. McDowell, PhD

PhD, English Literature

Associate Professor, English

Phone: 206-296-5608

Building/Room: Casey 510-10

Sean McDowell joined Seattle University in 2002 after a two-year stint as a visiting professor at Indiana University, where he received his Ph.D. in 2000. His teaching specialties include classical, medieval, and Early Modern poetry and drama; Irish literature; Chinese and Japanese poetry in translation; historical phenomenology; the history and philosophy of science; archipelagic literature; film studies; and creative writing.

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Allison Machlis Meyer, PhD

PhD, English

Associate Professor

Phone: 206.296.5418

Building/Room: Casey 510-06

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Susan Meyers, PhD

PhD, Rhetoric, Composition and the Teaching of English MFA, Creative Writing

Associate Professor, English
Director, Creative Writing Program

Phone: 206.296.5416

Building/Room: Casey 510-08

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Wingate Packard, MA

MA, English

Adjunct Faculty

Building/Room: Rianna 102

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Juan Reyes, MFA

MFA in Creative Writing

Assistant Professor

Phone: 206-296-5423

Building/Room: Casey 510-01

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Christina Roberts, PhD

Nakoda and Aaniiih Nations
PhD in Literature, University of Arizona

Director, Indigenous Peoples Institute
Associate Director, Matteo Ricci Institute
Associate Professor, English
Associate Professor, Women and Gender Studies

Phone: 206-296-2817

Building/Room: Casey 510-16 / Xavier 160

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Tara Roth, MA

MA, English Language and Literature

Senior Instructor, English

Phone: 206.819.8709

Building/Room: Rianna 108

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Mary-Antoinette Smith, PhD

PhD, English

Professor, English
Professor, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Phone: 206.296.5415

Building/Room: Casey 510-02

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Andrew Tadie, PhD

PhD, English

Associate Professor Emeritus, English

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William Taylor, MA

MA, English Literature

Associate Professor Emeritus, English

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Hannah Tracy, PhD

PhD, English

Senior Instructor, English

Phone: 206.296.2561

Building/Room: Rianna 108

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Charles M. Tung, PhD

PhD, English

Department Chair
Professor, English

Phone: 206.296.6452

Building/Room: Casey 510-14

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Edwin H. Weihe, PhD

PhD, American Literature and Fiction

Associate Professor, Film Studies

Phone: 206.296.5426

Building/Room: Casey 510-03

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Joshua Wilson, PhD

PhD, English

Adjunct Faculty

Phone: 206-398-4608

Building/Room: Rianna 104

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James Benson Wirth, MFA

Ph.D. Candidate in English Language and Literature
MFA, Creative Writing

Adjunct Faculty

Building/Room: Rianna 102