English and Philosophy Faculty

Chair and Professor

Winston, Jessica L.,* Department Chair and Professor of English, English and Philosophy.  B.A. 1994, Wellesley College; M.A. 1996, Ph.D. 2002, University of California, Santa Barbara.  (2002)

Vice-Chair, Director of Philosophy, and Professor

Wahl, Russell E.,* Professor of Philosophy, Director of Philosophy, and Vice-Chair, English and Philosophy.  B.A. 1974, Colby College; M.A. 1977, Ph.D. 1982, Indiana University.  (1985)

Director of Graduate Studies in English and Professor

Levay, Matthew T.,* Assistant Professor of English, Director of Graduate Studies in English, English and Philosophy. B.A. 2002, Vanderbilt University; M.A. 2004, Ph.D. 2009, University of Washington. (2014)

Director of Undergraduate Studies in English and Professor

Klein, Thomas P.,* Professor of English, Director of Undergraduate Studies in English, English and Philosophy.  Diploma Università per Stranieri 1989, B.A. 1990, Kenyon College; M.A. 1993, Ph.D. 1998, University of Toronto.  (2000)

Director of Composition and Asst. Professor

Wilkes, Lydia,* Assistant Professor of English and Director of Composition, English and Philosophy. B.A. 2004, Louisiana Tech University; M.A. 2006, Ph.D. 2015, Indiana University. (2015)

Professors

Attebery, Brian L.,* Professor of English, English and Philosophy.   B.A. 1974, College of Idaho; M.A. 1976, Ph.D. 1979, Brown University.  (1982)

Attebery, Jennifer Eastman,* Professor of English, English and Philosophy; Director, Folklore Program.  B.A. 1973, College of Idaho; M.A. 1974, Ph.D. 1985, Indiana ­University.  (1990)

Baergen, Ralph,* Professor of Philosophy, English and Philosophy; Chair, Human Subjects Committee, Office of Research.  B.A. 1983, University of Manitoba; M.A. 1989, Ph.D. 1990, ­Syracuse University.  (1994)

Johnson, Alan G.,* Professor of English, ­English and Philosophy.  B.A. 1984, Southern Illinois University; M.A. 1988, University of Virginia; Ph.D. 1998, University of California, Riverside.  (2000)

Johnson, Margaret E.,* Professor of English, English and Philosophy; Faculty Affairs Coordinator, Academic Affairs. B.S. 1986, University of California, Berkeley; M.A. 1990, San Jose State University; Ph.D. 1998, University of Oregon.  (1999)

Schmidt, Roger P.,* Professor of English, English and Philosophy.  B.A. 1980, M.A. 1985, Ph.D. 1989, University of Washington.  (1989)

Whitaker, Curtis L.,* Professor of English, English and Philosophy.  B.A. 1986, University of California, Davis; M.A. 1997, Ph.D. 2001, University of California, Los Angeles.  (2001)

Wolter, Brent,* Professor of English, English and Philosophy.  B.A. 1991, Wartburg College; M.A. 1999, University of Birmingham; Ph.D. 2005, University of Wales.  (2005)

Associate Professors

Goslee, Susan M.,* Associate Professor of English, English and Philosophy.  B.A. 1993, Swarthmore College; M.A. 2001, University of Alabama; Ph.D. 2007, University of Utah.  (2007)

Hellwig, Harold H.,* Associate Professor of English, English and Philosophy.  B.A. 1972, SUNY-Buffalo; M.A. 1976, California State University, Fullerton; Ph.D. 1985, University of California-Los Angeles.  (1987)

Launspach, Sonja L.,* Associate Professor of English, English and Philosophy.  B.A., B.F.A. 1982,  M.A. 1995, Ph.D. 1998, University of South Carolina.  (1999)

Schultz-Hurst, Bethany,* Assistant Professor, English and Philosophy.  B.A. 2000, Colorado State University; M.F.A. 2003, Eastern Washington University.  (2003)

Skidmore, James R.,* Associate Professor of Philosophy, English and Philosophy.  B.A. 1992, B.A. 1993, Washington State University; Ph.D. 2000, University of Minnesota.  (2000)

Assistant Professors

Berger, Jacob F.,* Assistant Professor of Philosophy, English and Philosophy. B.A. 2005, Swarthmore College; Ph.D. 2013, The Graduate Center, City University of New York. (2014)

Lawrimore, David,* Assistant Professor of English, English and Philosophy. B.A. 2005, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A. 2010, Ph.D. 2015, University of Florida. (2015)

VanWinkle, Matthew,* Assistant Professor of English, English and Philosophy. B.A. 1995, Boston University; M.A. 1998, Ph.D. 2006, Boston College. (2012)

Watkins, Robert Dennis,* Assistant Professor of English, English and Philosophy. B.A. 2005, M.A. 2008, Utah State University; Ph.D. 2014, Iowa State University. (2014)

Zink, Amanda J.,* Assistant Professor of English, English and Philosophy. B.A. 2000, Olivet Nazarene University; M.A. 2005, University of Massachusetts; Ph.D. 2013, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. (2013)

Senior Lecturers

Hall, Brandon B., Associate Lecturer of English, English and Philosophy.  B.A. 1998, University of Idaho; M.A. 2002, Idaho State University. (2003)

Lattin, Dawn M., Associate Lecturer of English, English and Philosophy.  B.A. 1997, M.A. 2001, Idaho State University.  (2003)

Norton, Melissa Ann, Senior Lecturer of Philosophy, English and Philosophy; Adjunct Faculty, Sport Science and Physical Education.  B.A. 1981, Whitworth College; M.A. 1985, Claremont Graduate University.  (1997)

Pfister, Thomas, Senior Lecturer in English, ­English and Philosophy.  B.A. 1977, M.S. 1980, University of Illinois; M.A. 1987, Northwestern University; Ph.D. 1996, University of Wisconsin-Madison.  (1996)

Associate Lecturers

Cole, Tera, Associate Lecturer of English, English and Philosophy.  B.A. 1994, University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A. 2010, Idaho State University.  (2010)

Donovan, Carlen M., Associate Lecturer of English, English and Philosophy.  B.A. 1997, M.A. 2002, Idaho State University.  (2002)

Donovan, Jr., William P., Associate Lecturer of English, English and Philosophy.  B.A. 2002, M.A. 2007, Idaho State University.  (2005)

Johnson, Sylvia L., Associate Lecturer of English, English and Philosophy.  B.A. 1998, M.A. 2003, Idaho State University.  (1994)

Robinson, Monica, Associate Lecturer, Communication, Media, and Persuasion; Assistant Lecturer, English and Philosophy.  B.A. 1981, University of Colorado; J.D. 1984, University of Idaho Law School.  (2004)

Stubbs, Michael E., Associate Lecturer in English, English and Philosophy.  B.A. 2002, Brigham Young University; M.A. 2005, University of Alaska, Fairbanks; D.A. 2008, Idaho State University.  (2010)

Assistant Lecturers

Ang, Ching-E (Nobel), Assistant Lecturer of Philosophy, English and Philosophy.  B.A. 2001, National University of Singapore; M.A. 2004, Ph.D. 2009, University of Florida. (2013)

Fuller, Jennifer, Assistant Lecturer in English, English and Philosophy. B.A. 2007, Furman University; M.A./Ph.D. 2013, University of Tulsa. (2015)

Peppers, Cathy, Lecturer of English, English and Philosophy.  B.A. 1984, Macalester College; M.A. and M.F.A. 1988, Bowling Green State University; Ph.D. 1997, University of Oregon.  (1998)

Adjunct Instructors

Barker

Brumfield

Carney

Chadwick

Charles

Christensen

Claflin

Coates

DeWall

Haas

Haeberle

Harker

Howard

F. Johnson

Katsilometes

Lambson

McCurdy
Olsen
Packer
P. Schmidt
Smith
Topper
VanBezooyen
Vause
Wood
Yerka

Emeriti Faculty

Cantrill, Dante K.,* Professor, English. 1974-2005

Engebretsen, Terry O.,* Associate Professor, English and Philosophy.  1988-2014

Goldbeck, H. Janne, Professor, English. 1976-2006

Kijinski, John L., Dean, College of Arts and Sciences; Professor, English and Philosophy. 1985-2007

King, Kathleen, Associate Professor, English. 1984-2007

King, William L., Professor, English and Philosophy. 1960-1994

Levenson, Carl A.,* Professor, Philosophy.  1981-2016

Montgomery, Tracy T.,* Associate Professor, English and Philosophy. 1990-2013

Mullin, Anne E., Associate Professor, English and Philosophy. 1990-2000

Myers, Rosemary N., Director, Individualized ­Education Programs; Assistant Professor, English and Philosophy. 1960-1999

Schow, H. Wayne, Professor, English and Philosophy. 1967-1999

Smith, Denzell S., Professor, English and Philosophy. 1972-1991

Swetnam, Susan H.,* Professor, English and Philosophy. 1979-2013

Tate, Paul D., Dean, Graduate School; Professor, English and Philosophy. 1976-2006

Walsh, Mary Ellen,* Professor, English and Philosophy. 1971-2002

Westphal, Jonathan A. G.,* Professor, English and Philosophy. 1981-2011