English Faculty and Staff

 

SalazarPrescilla

Prescilla Salazar
Administrative Assistant
psalazar@nmhu.edu
505.454.3414

Interests are Highlands Homecoming events, being a judge for MESA and Relay for Life Cancer Walk.


 

BlytheHelen

Helen Blythe
Professor, Chair
helenblythe@nmhu.edu
505.454.3329

Teaching, research and interests are 19th, 20th, and 21st Century British literature; colonialism and literature of empire, genre studies including romance, pastoral, gothic and aesthetics; Anglophone, and postcolonial literatures and theory; literary vampires and theory..


KempnerBrandon

Brandon Kempner
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
bkempner@nmhu.edu
505.454.3286

Teaching, research and interests are 19th, 20th and 21st Century American literature, Southwestern literature, multi-ethnic American literature, literary theory and popular culture.


 

MartinezDaniel

Daniel Martinez
Associate Professor
drmartinez@nmhu.edu
505.454.2073

Teaching, research and interests are creative writing-poetry, American, European and Latin American poetry, poetry writing Chicana/o literature, New Mexico folklore and composition and technical writing.


 

TafoyaEddie

Eddie Tafoya
Professor
eddieT19@nmhu.edu
505.454.3207

Teaching, research and interests are creative writing-fiction, stand-up comedy as literature, American humor, the New Testament as political literature and American literature.


 

WoodfordGormleyDonna

Donna Woodford-Gormley
Associate Professor, Academic Affairs Chair
dwoodford@nmhu.edu
505.454.3253

Teaching, research and interests are British literature to 1700, international Shakespeare, early modern Renaissance women writers, Isabella Whitney, orphans and foster children in Renaissance literature, motherhood in Renaissance literature, Harry Potter and fairy tales.


 

McIntoshJason

Jason McIntosh
Assistant Professor, Director of Composition
jlmcintosh@nmhu.edu
505.454.3450

Teaching, research and interests are rhetoric and composition, place-conscious writing, place-based education, National Writing Project, computers and writing, writing centers, Writing Program administration.


 

Weatherburn_Stephen_J

Stephen J. Weatherburn
Instructor, Assistant to Director of Composition
sjweatherburn@nmhu.edu
505.454.3313

Teaching, research and interests are first-year composition studies; learning communities with forestry, history and NAHS; Synthesizing pedagogy, andragogy and heutagogy; the motorbike as cultural icon and as transportation; Haiku and Renga.


 

ApplegateAguilarCasey

Casey Applegate-Aguilar
Instructor, Assistant Coordinator of Academic Enrichment Programs
caseyaguilar@nmhu.edu
505.454.3071

Teaching, research and interests are first-year composition, learning communities fiction, multicultural and social justice literature, poetry, narrative therapy, issues in special education, interdisciplinary and experiential learning, validity and reliability issues in neuropsychological and educational testing, young adult and children’s literature, and dystopian.


 

 

Jill Talbot
Visiting Professor of Creative Nonfiction
 jtalbot@nmhu.edu
505.454.3415

Teaching, research and interests are creative nonfiction, the personal essay and memoir; the postmodern American novel, Native American literature, literature of the West; Film Studies; experimental writing, genre-blurring, and theory and craft of the essay.


 

Juan M. Gallegos
Assistant Professor of English
Writing Center Director
jmgallegos@nmhu.edu
505.454.3451

Teaching and research interests include composition theory, pedagogy, and history, Basic Writing, Latino/a rhetorics, Nuevomexicano/a historical literacy practices, and NMHU history.  Developing research interests include spatial rhetorics and writing centers.


 

Peter Buchanan
Assistant Professor of English
pbuchanan@nmhu.edu
505.454.3191

Teaching and research interests are historical linguistics, modern grammar,medieval literature, Old English and Anglo-Latin poetry, hagiography, manuscript studies, Old Norse, Middle English, phenomenology and literary theory.