Visiting Faculty and Fellows
The Department of English welcomes LaRose Davis, who won the prestigious Graduate School Postdoctoral Fellowship and chose to be housed in English. Davis comes from Emory University where her work has centered on African American and American Indian literary and cultural intersections. Olabode Ibironke will be our CIC Postdoctoral Fellow: He has a doctorate from Michigan State University and specializes in African literary history and postcolonial literary theory. Jan Hein Hoogstad is a visiting assistant professor fall semester from the University of Amsterdam; he is teaching Medial Operations: Sound, Music & Digitality. Other visiting adjunct faculty include Debra Blake, Joe Hughes, Tim Jones, Emily Swanson (PhD 2008), and Michael Tortorello. Finally our CIC Fellow from last year, Dan Mrozowski, who students voted "best lecturer of 2008," returns this year to teach a variety of courses on American literature and literary theory.