Meet the Faculty
Liza Ann AcostaProfessor of English
Dr. Liza Ann Acosta’s creativity bleeds into her classes as she uses a variety of literary forms—and her own love of theatre—to explore the world through writing from around the globe. Read more about Dr. Acosta.
Nancy E. ArnesenProfessor of English
Dr. Nancy Arnesen enjoys “the endless points of connection, surprise, concern, or delight that my students and I discover in texts” as they read together from Shakespearean and British literature. Read more about Professor Arnesen.
Reinhold J. DooleyProfessor of English
Dr. Reinhold Dooley teaches the modern and postmodern literature courses in the English major, challenging his students to see the ways cultural shifts impact their perceptions of the world. Read more about Professor Dooley.
Kristy OdeliusAssociate Professor of English
Dr. Kristy Odelius encourages collaboration amongst disciplines to inspire her students’ writing and is energized by the ways students create “rich, really thoughtful connections” between visual, written, and performance art forms. Learn more about Professor Odelius.