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Katherine Steele Brokaw

Associate Professor of English and English Program Coordinator

Contact: | Website: Katherine Steele Brokaw

Theatre and Ecology; Community Performance; Shakespeare; Medieval and Renaissance Literature and Culture






Fatima Burney

Assistant Professor of English 


World Poetry; 19th-century American, Perisan, and Urdu Poetry; Global Romanticism; Poetry and Ecology




Gregg CamfieldGregg Camfield

Professor of English and Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor of UC Merced

Website: Gregg Camfield

19th-century American Literature; Mark Twain; Humor and Comedy




Weisong Gao

Assistant Professor of English and English Public Relations and Events Coordinator


Queer Theory; LGBTQ+ Literature; Diaspora; 21st-century Transnational Literature; Asian Anglophone Literature





Humberto GarciaHumberto Garcia

Associate Professor of English, Vincent Hillyer Chair, and Vice Chair of Department of Literatures, Languages, and Cultures

Contact: | Website: Humberto Garcia

British Romanticism; Romantic Orientalism; Postcolonial Criticism; Islam and Literature 






Jan GoggansJan Goggans

Associate Professor of English 

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Early 20th-century American Literature and Culture; Fashion and Fiction; Working Class Literature





Nigel HattonNigel Hatton

Associate Professor of Literature and Philosophy

Contact: | Website: Nigel Hatton

Literature and Human Rights; Kierkegaard and Moral Philosophy; Transnational American Literature




Mai-Linh Hong

Assistant Professor of Literature   

Contact: Website: Mai-Linh Hong

Asian American and Asian Diaspora Literature; Critical Refugee Studies; 20th/21st-century American Literature; Contemporary Poetry; Race and Ethnic Studies; Law and Humanities




Matthew KaiserMatthew Kaiser

Professor of English 

Contact: | Website: Matthew Kaiser

Nineteenth-century British Literature and Culture, Comedy Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, LGBTQ+ Literatures, and Neurodiversity Studies






 Felicia Rhapsody Lopez

Assistant Professor of Chicanx Studies and English


Chicanx Studies; Borderlands Theory; Nahua Texts; Indigenous Studies




Paul Prescott

Professor of English and Director of English Honors Program


Theatre and Performance; Shakespeare; Theatre and Ecology.






Adam Bryx

Lecturer in English 


Theatre and Performance; Surrealism




Bristin Jones

Lecturer in English and Spanish


Latin American and Italian Comparative Literatures; Literature and the Environment; Animal Studies





Ryan Hall Page

Lecturer in English and Spark

Contact: | Website: Ryan Hall Page

19th-century Literature; Melodrama and Naturalistic Drama



Updated 2021