Faculty

Christopher Bolin
Instructor
M.F.A. University of Iowa
Fields: Contemporary Lyric Poetry, Fiction of the American West, Experiential Learning in Creative Writing, Medical Humanities
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Matt Callahan

Mathew Callahan
Instructor
M.F.A. University of Alaska, Anchorage
Fields: Contemporary Fiction and Nonfiction, Modern Memoir, Creative Writing, Wilderness Ethics, Literature of the North
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Jessica Harkins
Associate Professor
Ph.D. Washington University, St. Louis
Fields:Creative Writing, Poetry, Medieval Literature, Translation Studies
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Matthew Harkins, Department Chair
Professor
Director, Literary Arts Institute
Ph.D. Washington University, St. Louis
Fields: Shakespeare, Marvell, Milton, Seventeenth-Century Poetry, Early Modern Theories of Youth and Age, Gender Studies, Modern Irish Literature
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Elizabeth Johnson-Miller
Instructor
M.F.A. Bennington College
Fields: Poetry, Non-Fiction, Memoir, Interpersonal and Group Communication
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John Kendall
Instructor
Interim Director CSB/SJU Writing Center
B.A. Hamline University, 1986
M.A. St. Cloud University, 1993
Fields: Business Writing, Creative Non-Fiction/Essay Writing, Playwriting, Science Fiction, Apocalyptic Literature
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Cindy Malone
John and Lois Welshons Professor
Ph.D. Boston University
Fields:19th-century British Literature, Theory and History of the Novel, Book Arts, Publishing
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Luke Mancuso, OSB
Associate Professor
Ph.D. University of Iowa
Fields: Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, American Literature and Culture 1914, American Cosmopolitanism and Regionalism to 1900, Walt Whitman Studies.
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Rachel Marston
Assistant Professor
Associate Director, Literary Arts Institute
Ph.D. University of Utah
Fields: Creative Writing (Fiction/NonFiction), Narrative Theory and Practice, The Novel, Modernist and Postmodernist Fiction
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Madhu Mitra
Professor

Ph.D. Kent State University
Fields: Postcolonial Theory and Literature, Eighteenth-Century British Literature, Women's Literature (Africa, the Caribbean, South Asia), Literature and Globalization
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Yvette Piggush
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of Chicago
Fields : Early American Literature, Nineteenth-Century American Literature, Historical Fiction, Material and Visual Culture
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Christina Tourino
Associate Professor
Ph.D. Duke University
Fields: Race and Ethnicity in US Literature, Literary Theory, Feminist Theory, Comparative Literature of the Americas, American Music and Literature
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Lori Moe
Administrative Assistant
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Faculty Emerti

  • Mike Opitz, PhD
  • Jane Opitz
  • Angeline Dufner, PhD
  • J. P. Earls, OSB
  • Mara Faulkner, OSB
  • Ozzie Mayers, PhD
  • Hilary Thimmesh, OSB