English Faculty

Dr. Martha Billips
  • Dr. Martha Billips
  • Professor of English;
  • Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 1997
    M.A., University of Kentucky, 1987
    B.A., Transylvania University, 1978
Dr. Elizabeth Corsun
  • Dr. Elizabeth Corsun
  • Associate Professor of English;
  • Ph.D., University of Iowa
    B.A., University of California-Santa Cruz
Mr. Maurice Manning
  • Mr. Maurice Manning
  • Professor of English; Transylvania Writer in Residence
  • M.F.A. in creative writing, University of Alabama, 1999
    M.A. in English, University of Kentucky, 1996
    B.A. in English, Earlham College, 1988
Dr. Bethany Packard
  • Dr. Bethany Packard
  • Associate Professor of English
  • Ph.D., M.A., English, Vanderbilt University, 2010, 2006
    B.A., English and Political Science, Washington University, St. Louis, 2005
Dr. Richard Taylor
  • Dr. Richard Taylor
  • Kenan Visiting Writer
  • Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 1974
    J.D., Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, 1967
    M.A., University of Louisville, 1964
    B.A., University of Kentucky, 1963
Dr. Kremena Todorova
  • Dr. Kremena Todorova
  • Associate Professor of English
  • Ph.D., M.A., English, University of Notre Dame, 2003, 2001
    B.A., English, Hope College, 1997
Kentucky writing
Kentucky frontier history
16th- and 17th-century English literature
Early modern representations of childhood and cultural reproduction
Victorian popular theater
Genre fiction
Appalachian literature
Women's literature
20th- and 21st-century American literature
Identity politics