College of Liberal Arts
Sarah K. Scott — Associate Professor of English, Department Chair
B.A. University of Colorado, Boulder
Areas of Interest: Shakespeare and early modern drama, sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English literature, cultural studies, gender and sexuality studies. http://www.skssite.org
Thomas Bligh — Assistant Professor of English, Director of Creative Writing Program
B.A. Mount St. Mary's University
Areas of Interest: Creative writing, the short story, twentieth-century American literature, creative nonfiction, travel writing, editing and publishing.
John Bugbee — Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Williams College
Areas of Interest: Middle English, especially Chaucer and his contemporaries; English poetry; medieval theology, especially monastic; modern-period philosophy, especially Charles Saunders Peirce; religion-science dialogues; and contemporary theology in relation to its roots.
Peter Dorsey — Professor
B.A. St. Joseph's University
Areas of Interest: Early American literature, including the literature of the American Revolution, African-American literature, the American Renaissance and American autobiography.
Robert Ducharme — Emeritus Professor
B.A., M.A. University of Notre Dame
Areas of Interest: Film study, English romanticism, Russian fiction, Japanese literature and culture, Latin American fiction, and modern Irish literature.
Sr. Anne Higgins — Lecturer
B.A. St. Joseph College, Emmitsburg
Areas of Interest: Creative writing, poetry, modern and contemporary poetry, and freshman seminar.
Carol Hinds— University Professor
B.A. Saint Mary College
Areas of Interest: Eighteenth-century British literature, The Catholic Imagination, and Victorian literature.
Roberta LePage McFadden — Lecturer
B.A. St. Olaf College
Areas of Interest: Seventeenth-century British prose and nineteenth-century romantic poetry.
Indrani Mitra — Associate Professor of English
B.A. Presidency College (India)
Areas of Interest: Post-colonial literature from Africa, India, and the Caribbean countries; women writers; gender and cultural studies; environmental literature and criticism.
David Z. Wehner — Associate Professor of English
B.A. Williams College
Areas of Interest: Nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature, and history and theory of secularization.