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English Faculty

Julie S. Brannon (Professor)
B.A., Rollins College; M.A. & Ph.D., Florida State University – Council 112
Raymond H. Clines (Professor) 
B.A., University of Washington; M.A., Central Washington University; Ph.D., University of Rhode Island – Council 126

Sandra Coyle
B.A., Augusta College; M.A. & Ph.D., University of South Carolina – Council 124

Janet Morgan Haavisto (Professor & Director of the Honors Degree Program) 
B.S. & M.A., Middle Tennessee State; Ph.D., University of Florida – Gooding 108
Edward McCourt (Associate Professor, Department Chair,Writing Center Coordinator)
B.A., Assumption College; M.A., Salem State University; MFA, Stonecoast MFA, USM. – Council 143
Patrick G. McLeod (Professor)
B.A., Loyola University – New Orleans; M.A. & Ph.D., Rice University – Council 125
Sarah Murphy (Associate Professor)
B.A., University of California at Santa Cruz; M.F.A., University of Oregon; Ph.D., Indiana University – Council 110
Sarah E. Parker (Assistant Professor)
B.A., M.A., UNC; M.A., Middlebury College & Universite Sorbonne Nouvelle; Ph.D., University of North Carolina. – Council 107
Chris Dew (Instructor)​
M.A., University of North Florida
rdew@​ – Council 109
Recent Faculty Accomplishments

Dr. Ray Clines will be publishing the ninth edition of his book, Research Writing Simplified.  It has been adopted at over 200 colleges and has been in print for over two decades.  He also made a recent presentation titled "Peter Elbow's Vernacular Eloquence: Talk That Makes Writing Right" at the Pacific Northwest Writing Conference and "Kenneth Burke and the Consubstantiality of Graphic Novels" at the Southwest Popular Culture Association Conference.

Prof. Ed McCourt has had his experimental nonfiction appear recently in Gravel and his essay "Raising Snakes" appeared in Biostories.  He has also published recent reviews on the books Bending Genre and Lunch with a Bigot in Choice magazine.

Dr. Sarah Murphy has had her poems published recently in both Pleiades and the prestigious New England Review.

Dr. Sarah Parker is co-editing a special edition of History of European Ideas (Taylor & Francis) with Sara Miglietti titled Renaissance Reading Publics (1450-1650) which is forthcoming.  She also recently published "Reading and Viewing Sex in Early Modern French Vernacular Medicine" in the journal Renaissance and Reformation

Dr. Julie Brannon recently presented her recent essay "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein? Kenneth Branagh and Keeping Promises" at the PCA Conference in Boston and led a group of undergraduate English majors in a panel presentation at the conference as well.