English & Literature Faculty

John Alvis, Ph.D.

John Alvis English ProfessorProfessor, English

Office: Braniff 362
Phone: 972-721-5365
E-Mail: alvis@udallas.edu

Dr. John Alvis earned his BA, MA, and Ph.D. from the University of Dallas.  His research interests include Shakespeare and Milton. 

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Debra Romanick Baldwin, Ph.D.

Debra BaldwinAssociate Professor, English

Office: HSC 141
Phone: 972-721-4051
E-Mail: dbaldwin@udallas.edu

Dr. Debra Romanick Baldwin obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.  She is the Vice-President of the Joseph Conrad Society of America, and her research interests in addition to Conrad range from St. Augustine to Flannery O'Connor and Primo Levi. 

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Brett Bourbon, Ph.D.

Brett BourbonAssociate Professor, English

Office: Braniff 368
Phone: 972-721-5829
E-Mail: bourbon@udallas.edu

Dr. Brett Bourbon obtained his Ph.D. from Harvard, after which he taught at Stanford, and received a Fulbright fellowship at the University of Lisbon.

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Scott F. Crider, Ph.D.

Scott CriderAssociate Dean of Constantin College
Professor, English

Office:  1st Floor Braniff
Phone: 972-721-5108
E-Mail: crider@udallas.edu

Dr. Scott Crider received his Ph.D. from University of California, Riverside.  His research interests include Shakespeare and rhetoric. 

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David O. Davies, Ph.D.

David DaviesAssistant Professor, English and Classics

Office: Braniff 366
Phone: 972-721-5213
E-Mail: davies@udallas.edu

Dr. David Davies received his Ph.D. from the State University of New York, Buffalo.  He is a scholar on the classical traditions of English and Greek literature. 

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Kathryn Davis, Ph.D.

David DaviesAssistant Professor

Office: Braniff 264
Phone: 972-721-5845
E-Mail: kedavis@udallas.edu 

Dr. Davis received her Ph.D. from the University of Dallas Institute of Philosophic Studies, Literature. 

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Robert Scott Dupree, Ph.D.

Robert DupreeProfessor, English

Office: Catherine Hall 225
Phone: 972-721-5311
E-Mail: rdupree@udallas.edu

Dr. Dupree received his Ph.D. from Yale University.  He is a scholar on European Literature and Culture, as well as comparative literary traditions. 

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Eileen Gregory, Ph.D.

Eileen GregoryProfessor, English

Office: Augustine 108
Phone: 972-721-5342
E-Mail: eileen@udallas.edu

Dr. Gregory received her Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina.  She has published numerous books and articles on lyric and contemporary poetry. 

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Theresa M. Kenney, Ph.D.

Theresa KenneyAssociate Professor, English

Office: Braniff 308
Phone: 972-721-4069
E-Mail: tereska02@gmail.com

Dr. Kenney received her Ph.D. from Stanford University.  Her research interests include Shakespeare, Medieval literature, Dante, and Nineteenth-Century novels, especially Jane Austen. 

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Fr. Robert Maguire, O. Cist.

Fr. Robert MaguireVisiting Assistant Professor, English

Office: Braniff 318
Phone: 972-721-5343
E-Mail: bluehawk@udallas.edu

Fr. Robert Maguire received his Ph.D. from the University of Dallas.  His research interests include Irish and Southern Literature. 

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Andrew Moran, Ph.D.

Andrew MoranAssociate Professor, English

Office: Rome Campus
Phone: (+39) 06.930.221
E-Mail: amoran@udallas.edu

Dr. Andrew Moran received his Ph.D. from the University of Dallas.  His research interests are Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, and Evelyn Waugh. 

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Andrew Osborn, Ph.D.

Andrew OsbornAssociate Professor, English

Office: Braniff 314
Phone: 972-721-4087
E-Mail: aosborn@udallas.edu

Dr. Andrew Osborn received his M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and his Ph.D. from UT-Austin. His research interests include poetic difficulty, formalism, and lyric theory. 

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Gregory Roper, Ph.D.

Gregory RoperAssociate Professor and Department Chair, English

Office: Braniff Graduate Building
Phone: 972-721-5345
E-Mail: roper@udallas.edu

Dr. Gregory Roper received his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia.  He is currently the director of the Shakespeare in Italy program. 

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Steven E. Stryer, D. Phil.

Steven StryerAssociate Professor, English,
Director of Master's Programs in English

Office: Braniff 316
Phone: 972-721-4080
E-Mail: stryer@udallas.edu

Dr. Steven Stryer received his D. Phil. from the University of Oxford.  His research interests include the intersections among political ideology, historical thought, and literary style in the eighteenth century. 

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Bernadette Waterman Ward, Ph.D.

Bernadette WardAssociate Professor, English

Office: Braniff 306
Phone: 972-721-5339
E-Mail: bward@udallas.edu

Dr. Bernadette Waterman Ward earned her Ph.D. from Stanford University.  Her research interests include Gerard Manley Hopkins and John Henry Newman. 

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Gerard Wegemer, Ph.D.

Gerard WegemerProfessor, English

Office: Braniff 310
Phone: 972-721-5327
E-Mail: wegemer@udallas.edu

Dr. Gerard Wegemer received his Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame.  He is heavily involved in research on Thomas More, Shakespeare, and the English Renaissance. 

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