Faculty & Staff

Faculty

Gary Tandy

Gary Tandy, PhD

Professor of English

Chair, Department of Language and Literature

Teaching and Research Interests

  • C.S. Lewis, Dorothy L. Sayers, and the Inklings
  • Early British literature, Shakespeare
  • Music and literature
  • Christianity and literature
Jade Becker

Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Ben Hawkins

Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Jessica Ann Hughes

Assistant Professor of English

Teaching and Research Interests

  • The long 19th century
  • The novel
  • Religion in 19th-century Britain
  • Bible as literature
Brooks Lampe

Associate Professor of Language and Literature

Honors Teaching Fellow

Jay David Miller

Assistant Professor of English

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Early American literature
  • The Atlantic World
  • Theology and literature
  • Literature and the environment
  • Quakerism
Melanie Springer Mock

Professor of English

Teaching and Writing Interests

  • Journalism
  • Creative nonfiction, including longform journalism
  • First-year writing
  • Cultural criticism
Rebecca Sandberg

Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Fiction
  • Professional writing

Staff

Susana Barnreuther-Martinez

Susana Barnreuther-Martinez

Administrative Assistant, Department of Language and Literature