Emeriti Faculty

Dieter Wolfgang Adolphs

  • Emeritus Professor of German Language and Literature, Humanities

Victoria L. Bergvall

  • Associate Professor of Linguistics, Humanities

Links of Interest

Sandra M. Boschetto-Sandoval

  • Emerita Professor of Spanish Language and Latin American Studies, Humanities


  • Contemporary Latin American Literature
  • Latin American Cultural Studies
  • Latin American Women Writers
  • Modern Language Pedagogy
Ann Brady

Ann Brady

  • Emeritus Professor of Scientific and Technical Communication, Humanities

Links of Interest

Teaching Interests

  • Science Writing
  • Technical Communication
  • Documentation and Usability
  • Technology Studies
  • Feminist Studies of Science and Technology 

Research Areas

  • Rhetorical Theory
  • Technology Studies
  • Feminist Theory
  • Philosophy of Technology
  • Interdisciplinary Theory 

Marilyn M. Cooper

  • Emerita Professor of Humanities


  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Social and critical theories of language, writing and teaching

Elizabeth A. Flynn

  • Emerita Professor of Reading and Composition

Links of Interest

Randall R. Freisinger

  • Emeritus Professor of Humanities

Links of Interest


  • Creative Writing (Poetry)
  • Poetic Theory and Literary Modernism
  • Literature and Literary Theory

Diana George

  • Emerita Professor of Humanities


  • Rhetoric and Writing
  • Visual Theory and Rhetoric
  • Composition Studies
  • Writing Center Studies
  • Rhetoric in Society

Nancy M. Grimm

  • Emerita Professor of Humanities

Research Areas

  • Literacy Studies
  • Writing Center Studies
  • Composition Studies
  • Pedagogical Theories
John Jobst III

John W. Jobst III

  • Emeritus Professor of Rhetoric and Composition


  • Computer-Assisted Instruction
  • Document Design
  • Writing in Industry
  • 20th-Century American Literature

Robert R. Johnson

  • Emeritus Professor of Rhetoric, Composition, and Technical Communication, Humanities


  • Writing historical nonfiction and cultural histories
  • Developing technical communication theory
  • Teaching usability theory and methods
  • Rhetorical criticism
  • Technical writing
Barbara Lide

Barbara Lide

  • Emerita Professor of Languages and Comparative Literature


  • Postmodern Narration and Performance
  • Drama and Performance Theory and Practice
  • August Strindberg
Ted Lockhart

Ted Lockhart

  • Emeritus Professor of Philosophy


  • Ethical Theory
  • Decision Theory
  • Utopian Studies
Charles Nelson

Charles W. Nelson

  • Emeritus Professor of Language and Literature


  • Medieval and Renaissance Literature
  • Literature of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien

Karla Saari Kitalong

  • Emeritus Professor, Humanities

Ciro A. Sandoval

  • Emeritus Professor of Spanish Language and Comparative Studies, Humanities


  • Comparative Literature with special emphasis on Spanish-speaking World
  • Interdisciplinary Crossings in Science, Technology, and Humanities
  • Communication across cultures
  • Spanish for Specific Literacies
  • Linguistic and Cultural Translation
  • Landscape studies

Diane L. Shoos

  • Professor of Visual Studies and French, Humanities

Beatrice Quarshie Smith

  • Emeritus Professor of Literacy Studies, Humanities


  • Literacy Studies
  • English as a Second Language

Patty Sotirin

  • Professor of Communication, Humanities

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • Feminist theories
  • Humanistic qualitative methods
  • Gender and communication in the workplace
  • Family communication
  • Communication and civic life
Ronald Strickland

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Ronald Strickland

  • Professor of Literature, Humanities

Craig Waddell

  • Emeritus Professor of Rhetoric, Humanities