Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois


Committees (2016-17)

ELECTED COMMITTEES

Advisory Committee

Vicki Mahaffey (chair)

Catharine Gray (Continuing member)

Curtis Perry (Continuing member)

Tony Pollock (Continuing member)

Remainder pending elections

 

Chekwube Danladi (Grad)

Fiona Hartley-Kroeger (Grad)

Niki Turnipseed (Grad)

 

Grade Review Committee

pending elections

 

Grievance Committee

Michael Hurley (Grad)

Sam Plasencia (Grad)

One more member pending elections (Grad)

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APPOINTED COMMITTEES

Graduate Admissions (Literature)

J. B. Capino

Melissa Littlefield

Candice Jenkins

Rob Barrett

Hina Nazar

Jim Hansen

 


Graduate Studies & Financial Aid

Manisha Basu

Ramon Soto-Crespo

Renee Trilling

Lori Newcomb

Gillen Wood

Bob Parker

Cathy Prendergast

 

 

Graduate Awards

Justine Murison

Curtis Perry

Spencer Schaffner

Siobhan Somerville

 

 

Creative Writing Graduate Admissions

Janice Harrington

Mike Madonick

Ted Sanders

Alex Shakar

Jodee Stanley

 


Prospective Student Visits

Andy Bowman (Grad)

Skyler Lalone (Grad)

Carl Thompson (Grad)

 

Writing Studies

Paul Prior (chair)

Cathy Prendergast

Eric Pritchard

Kelly Ritter

Lindsay Russell

Maria Carvajal-Regidor (Grad)

Annie Kelvie (Grad)

 

Undergraduate Curriculum

Tim Newcomb (chair)

Trish Loughran, Tony Pollock (Task force chairs)

Bob Markley

Justine Murison

Anna Ivy, Kristine McCoskey (Advisors)

Kristi McDuffie (Assoc. Dir. Rhet)

Jodee Stanley (Dir. CW)

Steve Davenport (Assoc. Dir CW)

Sarah Sutor (Grad)

Kyle Garton-Gundling (Specialized Faculty)

Andrea Stevens, ex officio

 

Honors

Andrea Stevens (chair)

Andy Gaedtke

Julia Saville

Derrick Spires

 

Undergraduate Scholarships & Awards

Andrea Stevens (chair)

Anustup Basu

Ramona Curry

Lauren Goodlad

Bob Parker

Lucinda Cole (Visiting Associate Prof)

 

Rhetoric Advisory

Kelly Ritter (chair)

Evin Groundwater (Grad)

Bruce Kovanen (Grad)

Helen Makhdoumian (Grad)

Dana Kinzy (Specialized faculty)

Scott Ricketts (Specialized faculty)

 

Undergraduate Teaching Awards

Tim Newcomb and Anna Ivy (co-chairs)

Catharine Gray

Ted Sanders

Charlie Wright

David Wright

Kristine McCoskey (Advisor)

Dave Morris (Specialized faculty)

(Undergraduate scholarship recipient)

(Undergraduate scholarship recipient)

 

Film Studies

J. B. Capino (chair)

Anustup Basu

Ramona Curry

Sandy Camargo (Specialized faculty)

Syd Slobodnik (Specialized faculty)

Michael Shetina (Grad)

Tim Newcomb, ex officio

 

Internet/Media

Jodi Byrd, Spencer Schaffner (co-chairs)

Trish Loughran

John Gallagher (Visiting AP)

Roya Khatiblou (Specialized Faculty)

Tim Newcomb, ex officio

 

Kirkpatrick Symposium

Tim Dean (chair)

Chris Freeburg

Janice Harrington

Spencer Schaffner

 

Lecture Series

Tim Dean (chair)

Chris Freeburg

Andy Gaedtke

Justine Murison

 

Library

Harriett Green (chair)

Wail Hassan

Gordon Hutner

Lori Newcomb

Naomi Taub (Grad)

 

Committee on Specialized Faculty

Tim Newcomb (chair)

Chris Freeburg

Janice Harrington

Alex Shakar

Kristi McDuffie (Assoc. Dir. Rhetoric)

Bruce Erickson (Director Professional Writing)

Jodee Stanley (Director CW)

Shawn Gilmore (Specialized Faculty)

Andrew Moss (Specialized Faculty)

 

Visiting Writers Readings and Writing Prizes

Steve Davenport

Janice Harrington

Mike Madonick

Julie Price

John Rubins

Ted Sanders

Alex Shakar

Jodee Stanley

Nafissa Thompson-Spires