Graduate English Faculty

M.K. ASANTE, Jr., MFA
Associate Professor
443-885-4090
Molefi.Asante@morgan.edu
Areas of Specialization: Screenwriting; Film; Memoir Writing
Teaching Areas: Screenwriting; Film; Memoir Writing


TRISTAN ABBOTT, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor & Director of the Writing Center
443-885-4789
Tristan.Abbott@morgan.edu
Areas of Specialization: Writing Program Administration & Writing Center Studies; Theory and Cultural Studies; Writing Assessment; Political Rhetorics
Teaching Areas: Writing; The Teaching of Writing; Literary Theory & Criticism; Classical Rhetoric; 20th Century American & British Literature; Film


BRETT BUTLER, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
443-885-1750
Brett.Butler@morgan.edu
Areas of Specialization: Business & Technical Writing; Gender Studies; Comic Books & Graphic Novels; Popular Culture
Teaching Areas: Technical Editing; Rhetoric and Discourse in Business; Confessionalism; American Literature (1950s-1960s); American Detective Fiction (1920-1960); Video Game Narrative


JULIE CARY CONGER, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Coordinator of Graduate Studies
443-885-1742
Julie.Nerad@morgan.edu
Areas of Specialization: 19th & 20th Century American Literature & Culture; Critical Race Theory; African American Literature & Culture; Women's & Gender Studies
Teaching Areas: American Literature; African American Literature; Women's Literature; Feminist Theories; Utopias & Dystopias


MARY HENDERSON, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
443-885-1749
Mary.Henderson@morgan.edu
Areas of Specialization: Adolescent & Young Adult Literature; Graphic Novels & Comics; Critical Race Theory; American Indian Literature; Contemporary Multi-Ethnic American Literature; Popular Culture
Teaching Areas: Adolescent & Young Adult Literature; Graphic Novels & Comics; American Indian Literature; Contemporary Multi-Ethnic American Literature; Popular Culture


KARL HENZY, Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor
443-885-1166
Karl.Henzy@morgan.edu
Areas of Specialization: 20th Century Modernism; British Literature; Harlem Renaissance
Teaching Areas: 19th & 20th Century British Literature


BURNEY J. HOLLIS, Ph.D.,
Professor and Dean Emeritus
443-885-3656
Burney.Hollis@morgan.edu
Areas of Specialization: African-American Literature; Colonial & Pre-19th Century American Literature; 19th Century American Literature; Western Humanities
Teaching Areas: African-American Literature; African-American Novel; Ralph Ellison and the Western Literary Tradition; American Romanticism; American Realism & Naturalism; Modern Literary Criticism


DOLAN HUBBARD, Ph.D.
Professor & Chairperson
443-885-3165
Dolan.Hubbard@morgan.edu
Areas of Specialization: 19th & 20th Century African American literature; Diaspora Studies; Digital Humanities; Sermons as Literature; W.E.B. Du Bois
Teaching Areas: 19th & 20th Century African American literature; Diaspora Studies; W.E.B. Du Bois; Humanities


DENISE JARRETT, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
443-885-1592
Denise.Jarrett@morgan.edu
Areas of Specialization: Caribbean, Postcolonial, Multicultural, and Adolescent Literature; Ethnic Studies; Cultural Studies
Teaching Areas: Caribbean, Multicultural, and Postcolonial Literature; Ethnic & Cultural Studies


MILFORD JEREMIAH, Ph.D.
Professor & University Grand Marshall
443-885-1754
Milford.Jeremiah@morgan.edu
Areas of Specialization: Brain and Language Function; Language and Cognition; Language in Social Context
Teaching Areas: Linguistics; Popular Culture; Social Dialects


KEITH MEHLINGER, MFA
Associate Professor & Director of the Digital Media Center (Film Arts & Sciences)
Coordinator of Screenwriting and Animation (SWAN)
Coordinator of Film & Visual Storytelling (English Graduate Studies)
443-885-3165
443-885-1741
Keith.Mehlinger@morgan.edu
Areas of Specialization: Producing/Writing/Directing; Program Management; Interdisciplinary Pedagogy and Curriculum Design; Entrepreneurship and Facilities Management; Client Driven Media; Grantsmanship and Funding Partnerships; Institutional Collaborations; Content Development in Support of Strategic University Plan and Community Outreach
Teaching Areas: Cinema; TV Screenwriting; Non- Narrative (Documentary) and Narrative (Fiction); Filmmaking; Black Film; Film Genres; Community and Youth Film Arts; Film Arts and Sciences; Content Development and Production; Internships and Field Experience


L. ADAM MEKLER, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
443-885-4032
Adam.Mekler@morgan.edu
Areas of Specialization: British Romantic Literature; African American Literature
Teaching Areas: British Romantic Literature; Literary Theory; Feminist and Psychoanalytic Theory; African American Literature


JOY MYREE-MAINOR, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
443-885-1751
Joy.MyreeMainor@morgan.edu
Areas of Specialization: 19th & 20th Century African American Literature; 20th Century Black Female Novelists; Ann Petry
Teaching Areas: American Literature; African-American Literature; Black Women Novelists


ADELE NEWSON-HORST, Ph.D.
Professor
443-885-3978
Adele.NewsonHorst@morgan.edu
Areas of Specialization: African American Literature; 20th Century African American Women's Literature; Caribbean Literature; Black Feminism & Qare Studies
Teaching Areas: African American Literature & Culture; 20th Century African American Women Novelists; Caribbean Literature; Black Feminism & Qare Studies


ANITA PANDEY, Ph.D.,
Professor
443-885-1752
Anita.Pandey@morgan.edu
Areas of Specialization: Applied Linguistics & Second Language & Literacy; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics/Translanguaging; Dialects of English/World English; Professional Writing; Rhetoric; Technical Writing; African Literature; Composition
Teaching Areas: Applied Linguistics & Second Language & Literacy; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics/Translanguaging; Dialects of English/World English; Professional Writing; Rhetoric; Technical Writing; African Literature; Composition


A.J. VERDELLE, MFA
Assistant Professor & Coordinator of Creative Writing
443-885-1994
Angela.Verdelle@morgan.edu
Areas of Specialization: Fiction; Creative Nonfiction; Revision; Historical Fiction; Periodicity in Fiction; Poetry Studies
Teaching Areas: Fiction; Creative Nonfiction; Revision


DAVID W. WARFIELD, MFA
Associate Professor
443-885-1484
David.Warfield@morgan.edu
Areas of Specialization: Screenwriting & Cinematic Storytelling; Independent Film Production; Digital Cinematography; Social Media Marketing and Digital Distribution for Films
Teaching Areas: Screenwriting; Filmmaking ; Film Studies and Film History; Fiction


J.A. WHITE, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Assistant Chairperson
443-885-3165
Judy.White@morgan.edu
Areas of Specialization: Medieval, Renaissance, and Romantic British Literature; Literature and Psychology; Popular Culture, especially film
Teaching Areas: Medieval and Renaissance Literature; Literature and Psychology; Queer Theory; Popular Culture; Black Detective Novels