Loyola University Chicago

Department of English

Graduate Faculty

Badia Ahad

  • American and African-American Literature

Suzanne Bost

  • American literature; Latina/o Studies

Pamela L. Caughie

  • Theory; Modern British; African-American

David E. Chinitz

  • Department Chair
  • Poetry, modernism, T. S. Eliot, Harlem Renaissance, popular culture

Micael Clarke

  • Theory of the novel, feminist theory, Victorian novel, William Thackeray, the Bront√ęs

Ian Cornelius

  • Medieval English Literature

Jasper (Jack) Cragwall

  • British Romanticism

Jeffrey Glover

  • Early American Literature

Priyanka Jacob

  • 18th and 19th Century British Novel; Material Culture

Joseph Janangelo

  • Pedagogy, computer-assisted communication, writing program administration, autobiography

John (Jack) Kerkering

  • 19th- and early 20th-century American literature and culture, poetry and poetics, national and racial identity

James A. Knapp (Director of Graduate Programs)

  • British literature of the 16th and 17th centuries, Shakespeare, the history of the book, literature and visual culture, literary and aesthetic theory

Long Le-Khac

  • American Literature Culture, Modern and Contemporary Literature and Culture, Literature and Identity, Textual Studies and Digital Humanities, Literary Theory, Race and Ethnicity Studies

Harveen Sachdeva Mann

  • Postcolonial studies, South Asian studies, Third World feminism

Frederick Staidum Jr.

  • African American and African diasporic literatures and cultures; gender and queer studies; digital humanities; and critical theory

Jayme Stayer

  • British literature, American and British modernism, music, rhetoric, poetry, religious poetry

Virginia Lee Strain

  • Early modern literature and legal culture; law and literature

Marta L. Werner

  • American Literature Culture, Nineteenth-Century Studies, Textual Studies and Digital Humanities, Poetry and Poetics 


Emeritus Graduate Faculty

James Biester

  • Early Modern literature and culture; history of literary theory; history of rhetoric; elite and popular culture

J. Brooks Bouson

  • Modern British literature, psychoanalysis and literature, women's literature, history of feminist criticism

Christopher Kendrick

  • 16th- and 17th-Century British Literature

Joyce Wexler

  • Twentieth-century aesthetic movements, cultural studies, publishing history, Conrad, Joyce, Lawrence

Edward Wheatley

  • Medieval English and continental literature, paleography and manuscript studies, history of the English language, disability studies