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English Faculty and Staff

 

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Donna Woodford-Gormley
Professor, Chair of Department
PhD. Washington University, 1999
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.


 

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Helen Blythe
Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
PhD. Stanford University, 1998
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.


 

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Peter Buchanan
Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D. Medieval Studies, University of Toronto, 2013
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.


 

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Lauren Fath
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Missouri, 2015
505-454-3415

Teaching and research interests are creative nonfiction (including memoir, the personal essay, and the lyric essay), ethnographic writing, genre boundaries in creative writing, and Russian literature of the 19th and 20th centuries.


 

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Juan M. Gallegos
Assistant Professor, Director of the Writing Center
PhD. University of Arizona, Tucson, 2014
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.


 

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Brandon Kempner
Associate Professor, Faculty Senate Chair
PhD. Pennsylvania State University, 2006
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.


 

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Jason McIntosh
Assistant Professor, Director of Composition
PhD. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2012
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.


 

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Tyler Mills
Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D. University of Illinois-Chicago, 2015
tcmills@nmhu.edu
505-426-2073

Teaching, research, and interests are contemporary poetry, theories of the lyric, poetic form, myth & genre, creative writing pedagogy, and digital media/ literary publishing.


 

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Eddie Tafoya
Professor
PhD. SUNY Binghamton, 1997
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.


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Stephen J. Weatherburn
Instructor, Assistant to Director of Composition
M.A. English, Northern Arizona University, 2005
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.


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