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English Faculty

Christine Olding, Ph. D.
Chair, Department of Humanities and Communication
Assistant Professor
B.A. - University of Dayton
M.A. - University of Dayton
Ph.D. - Kent State University
Speciality:  Sound studies, Multimodal Composition, Literacy, Methods, Music and Popular Culture
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Michelle Blank
Assistant Professor
B.A. - Goshen College
M.L.I.S. - University of Alabama
M.A.- Defiance College
Specialty: Research, Course Design, Learning Assessment

Ana Boman
B.A. - Indiana University
M.A. (English) - Indiana University
M.A. (Spanish) - Universidad de Salamanaca (Spain)
Specialty:  Spanish Linguistics, Second Language Applications, Spanish Comparative Literature, Latin American Literature
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Tennille A. Fenstermaker
B.A. - Tri-State University
M.A. - Arizona State University
Specialty:  Composition

Sarah Franzen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Higher Learning Commission Accrediation Liason Officer
Ph.D. - Indiana University of Pennsylvania
B.A./M.S. - Indiana University, Bloomington
Specialty: American literature, feminist theory and criticism

Jeanette Goddard, Ph.D.
Director Indiana Humanities Institute
Associate Professor
B.S. - Calvin College
M.A. - University of Wisconsin, Madison
Ph.D. - University of Wisconsin, Madison
Specialty: Comparative Literature, Genre, British Literature, Literary Criticism/Theory
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Kandee Heisler
Lecturer, Faculty Liason for Dual Enrollment
B.A. - Morehead State University
M.A. - Morehead State University
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Timothy Hopp, Ph.D.
B.A. - Rocky Mountain College, Billings MT
M.A. - University of Maine, Orono
Ph.D. - Texas A&M University, Commerce
Specialty: Rhetoric and composition, drama
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Melissa Mayus, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
B.A. - University of Notre Dame
M.A. - Saint Louis University
M.A. - University of Iceland
Ph.D. - University of Notre Dame
Specialty:  Medieval Literature, Old English, Old Norse-Icelandic, Religion and Literature

Janelle Pulczinski, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor 
B.A. - The College of St. Scholastica
M.A. (English) - The University of Nebraska - Lincoln
M.A. (English) - The University of Wisconsin - Madison
Ph.D. - The University of Wisconsin - Madison
Specialty:  Comparative Literature, Modern, British and American Lieterature, Literary Theory (Gender/Critical Race Theory), Narrative

Sarah Zimmer
B.A. - Columbia College Chicago
Post Bachelors - Studio Are Centers International, Florence Italy
MFA - Cranbrook Academy of Art
Specialty - Photography, Visual Communication, Art History

Humanities and Communications Adjuncts
Deborah Blaz
LouAnn Homan

Department of Humanities and Communication Office
Chandra VanAken
Administrative Assistant