Faculty & Staff

Core Faculty

Rebeca Fernandez

Rebeca Fernández (Multilingual Student Writing Coordinator)
Ed.D., Ed.M Harvard University

My areas of interest include English for specific purposes, computer assisted language learning, teacher education, writing in the disciplines, and bilingual language and literacy acquisition.

Andy Fiss

Andrew Fiss
Ph.D. Indiana University

I teach courses in science studies for the history department and the writing program.

Laura Fiss

Laura Kasson Fiss
Ph.D. Indiana University

Much of my teaching and research focuses on the history of reading and other forms of popular media consumption, including the periodical press, theater, and music. My current research focuses on Victorian humor and what it can tell us about book history. I have also published on children's literature and the relationship between music and text.

Van Hillard

Van E. Hillard (Director)
Ph.D. University of Cincinnati

I have taught in the fields of Rhetoric and Writing Studies for the past 30 years, 16 of them spent at Duke University, where I directed the university Writing Program. My interests include visual rhetorics, deliberative writing, and the operations of public memory. I have published essays on civic rhetoric, U.S. literacy education, and public memorials.

Affiliated Faculty

Shireen Campbell, Professor of English
Suzanne Churchill, Professor of English
Brent Dawson, Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Scott Denham, Professor of German Studies
Amanda Ewington, Professor of Russian Studies
Maria Fackler, Associate Professor of English
Brenda Flanagan, Professor of English
Trent Foley, Professor of Religion
Gabriel Ford, Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Ann Fox, Professor of English
Rick Gay, Professor of Education
Onita Vaz-Hooper, Associate Professor English
Marija Jankovic, Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Randy Ingram, Professor of English
Peter Krentz, Professor of History
Cynthia Lewis, Professor of English
Andrew Lustig, Professor of Religion
Christine Marshall, Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Maggie McCarthy, Professor of German Studies
Sean McKeever, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Paul Miller, Associate Professor of English 
Maren Milligan, Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science
Randy Nelson, Professor of English
Lynn Poland, Associate Professor of Religion
Dave Robb, Professor of Philosophy
Susan Roberts, Professor of Political Science
Brian Shaw, Professor of Political Science
Paul Studtmann, Associate Professor of Philosophy 
Mary Vasquez, Professor of Hispanic Studies 
Harlan Weaver, Visiting Assistant Professor of Gender & Sexuality Studies
John Wertheimer, Professor of History
John Yukich, Associate Professor of Physics

Staff

Nancy Randazzo
Administrative Assistant
704-894-2472 
Fax: 704-894-2842
Office: Writing Center, Chambers (N) B-039