1. The Society of S by Susan Hubbard
  2. Elegant Punk by Darlin Neal
  3. Collecte Writings of Charles Brockden Brown edited by Mark L. Kamrath
  4. Problem Novels by Anna Maria Jones
  5. The Historicism of Charles Brockden Brown by Mark L. Kamrath
  6. The Zero Theorem by Pat Rushin
  7. The Rhetorical Nature of XML by J.D. Applen and Rudy McDaniel
  8. The Season of Risks by Susan Hubbard
  9. People Get Ready by Kevin Meehan
  10. Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children’s Literature by Tison Pugh
  11. The Year of Disappearances by Susan Hubbard
  12. Transversal Ecocritical Praxis by Patrick D. Murphy
  13. As If, poems by Russ Kesler
  14. Ecocritical Explorations in Literary and Cultural Studies by Patrick D. Murphy
  15. Intercultural Communication by Houman Sadri and Madelyn Flammia
  16. Rattlesnakes and the Moon by Darlin Neal
  17. Getaway Girl by Terry Thaxton
  18. Crossing The Creek by Anna Lillios
  19. Samuel Richardson, Dress, and Discourse by Kathleen M. Oliver
  20. Lizard Man by David James Poissant
  21. Writing for the Web: Composing, •Coding, and Constructing Web Sites
  22. The Heaven of Animals by James Poissant
  23. The Flight of the Kuaka by Donald Stap
  24. The Terrible Wife by Terry Thaxton

Faculty and Staff


Patrick D. Murphy

Research Interests: Nature-oriented Literature; Modern American Poetry; Ecocriticism; Science Fiction; Ecofemnism; Bakhtinian dialogics


Patricia B. Angley

Research Interests: Twentieth & Twenty-first Century American Literature; Women Writers and Feminist Theory; Contemporary Native American Literature; Faulkner and Southern Literature

Research Interests: Classical and Contemporary Rhetoric; Technical Communication for students across UCF in all majors; Hypertext and Writing for the Web; XML and Digital Archiving; Literature of Science and Technology; The Discourse of Science

Jocelyn Bartkevicius

Research Interests: Literary nonfiction; Memoir; Personal Essay; Ecological Criticism and Ecotheory; Virginia Woolf

James Campbell

Research Interests: British and Irish Literature since 1885, War and Literature, Sexuality Theory, Science Fiction 

Lynn A. Casmier-Paz

Research Interests: African American Slave Narratives; Autobiography and Life Writing Studies; Literacy Studies; Literary Theory

Research Interests: World Literature; American Literature (especially 19th-century slave and women's literature); Women's Studies & Feminist Theory; Womanist Studies; Cultural Studies; Magical Realism; Speculative Fiction/Fantasy

Paul M. Dombrowski

Research Interests: Rhetoric theory, history, and practice, classical to contemporary; Texts and Technology, rhetorical and ethical aspects, and statistics and research design; technical communication, especially rhetorical and ethical aspects; discourse about rhetoric studies.

Madelyn Flammia

Research Interests: International Technical Communication; Virtual Teams; Visual Communication; Document Design and Layout; Publication and Production; International Studies

Fayeza Hasanat

Research Interests: Literature of the British Empire; English Novel, Gender Studies; 18th and 19th century English Literature Literature and Translation; Postcolonial Theory; Critical Theory

Susan Hubbard

Research Interests: writing and reading contemporary fiction; creative writing pedagogy; the art and craft of speculative fiction

Anna Maria Jones

Research Interests: Victorian literature and culture; the history of the novel; literary theory; neo-Victorian literature; science and literature; the Gothic; Victorian periodicals; Japanese manga and anime

Dan Jones

Research Interests: Technical communication, plain English and plain language, science and literature, writing and designing online help, and science fiction.

Mark L Kamrath

Research Interests: Brown and the Early Republic, 1771-1810; Eighteenth-Century Periodicals and Print Culture; Native American Studies; Digital Humanities and Textual Editing

Research Interests:

Lisa M Logan

Research Interests: Early American Literature; Women's Personal Narratives, including autobiography, diary, and memoir, and especially captivity, crime, travel, and cross-dressing; Feminist Theory; American Novel; theories of space and place

Barry Mauer

Research Interests: Film and Media Studies; Cultural Studies; Rhetoric and Composition; Literary Theory; Memory and Monuments

Kevin Meehan

Research Interests: Caribbean Literature, African American Literature, Haitian Studies, Literature and Educational Development

Jane Moody

Research Interests: E-portfolios as learning objects. Usability testing. Online learning and Distance Education. Technical Communication Pedagogy.

Bill Morton

Research Interests: Herman Melville, Edgar Lee Masters, and Mark Twain

Darlin' Neal

Research Interests: Literary Fiction; Literary Nonfiction; Memoir; Poetry and Flash Fiction; Native American Literature; Writing of the Southwest; Southern Writers; Eudora Welty

Kathleen M. Oliver

Research Interests: British Literature and Culture, 1660 - 1830; The Early Gothic; Clothing and Accoutrement in Literature; The Fetishism of Mourning; Historicism (New and Old); Cultural Materialism; "Thing Theory"; Feminist/Gender Theory

David James Poissant

Research Interests: Fiction Writing; The Short Story; Contemporary American Literature; Southern Literature; Creative Writing Pedagogy

Tison Pugh

Research Interests: Medieval English Literature; Queer and Gender Studies; Pedagogy; Film; Children's Literature; Southern Literature

Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés

Research Interests:
Latino/a Literature, writing, women writers of color, Emergent American Literature and women's studies.

Lisa Roney

Research Interests: Fiction, memoir, and personal essay; medical humanities, disability studies, representations of health and illness; images and physical aspects of home and place; the relationships between genres (e.g., architecture and narrative, painting and digital art, fiction and nonfiction); and twentieth-century American literature and women's studies.

Pat Rushin

Research Interests: Fiction writing, screenwriting, contemporary fiction.

Kathryn Lee Seidel

Research Interests: Dr. Seidel publishes in the area of women writers and literature of the American South. She is the author of The Southern Belle in the American Novel and co-editor of Zora in Florida.

Don Stap

Research Interests: Shorebirds. Poetry. The Literature of Fact.

Sonia Stephens

Research Interests: Scientific and Technical Communication in Digital and visual Media; Narrative Information Visualization; Visual Risk Communication; Visual Metaphor; User Evaluation of Interactive Tools; Digital Humanities

Peter Telep

Research Interests: Writing for Video Games, Screenwriting, Fiction Writing.

Terry Ann Thaxton

Research Interests: Poetry Writing; Contemporary Poetry and Poetics; Creative Non-Fiction; Literary Arts and Community; Community-Based Learning; Women's Studies; Marginalized Learners

Laurie Uttich

Research Interests:
Creative nonfiction: memoir, essay, segmented forms (braided, collage, lyrical), and literary journalism. Fiction: short stories, flash fiction.


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