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James W. Applewhite

Professor Emeritus of English

Office: 308 Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708-0015

Phone: (919) 684-5444

james.applewhite@duke.edu

James Applewhite is the author of Seas and Inland Journeys : Landscape and Consciousness from Wordsworth to Roethke (Georgia, 1985) and seven books of poetry, including River Writing: An Eno Journal (Princeton, 1988), and Daytime and Starlight (LSU, 1997). He has... Full Profile »

Christina Askounis

Lecturer Emerita of English

Office: 314 Allen Building, 303H Allen Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708-0015

Phone: (919) 684-3094

askounis@duke.edu

Christina Askounis holds a B.A. from Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia and an M.A.from The Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars. Her writing experience encompasses newspaper journalism, television and film scriptwriting, poetry and fiction; her short... Full Profile »

Ronald R. Butters

Professor Emeritus of English

Office: 314 Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90014, Durham, NC 27708-0014

Phone: (919) 684-6561

ronbutters@aol.com

Ron Butters, who directed the Duke Linguistics Program for many years, publishes chiefly on (1) current American English and (2) linguistics and legal issues, with special interest in trademarks, contracts and statutes, and defamation. He also pursues his interest in language-and-law questions as a... Full Profile »

Cathy N. Davidson

Ruth F. DeVarney Professor Emerita of Interdisciplinary Studies

Office: Box 90403, 114 S. Buchanan Blvd., Bay 5, B196, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90403, Durham, NC 27708-0403

Phone: (919) 684-8471

cathy.davidson@duke.edu

Cathy Davidson has published numerous books, including Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn (Viking, 2011); The Future of Thinking: Learning Institutions in a Digital Age (with David Theo Goldberg, MIT Press, 2010) ; Revolution and... Full Profile »

A Leigh Deneef, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of English

Office: 127 Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90068, Durham, NC 27708-0068

Phone: (919) 681-1559

ldn@duke.edu

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Oliver W Ferguson, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Campus Box: Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708-0015

Phone: (919) 684-2741

jfof2047@gmail.com

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Gerald E. Gerber

Associate Professor Emeritus

Campus Box: Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708-0015

gerald.gerber@duke.edu

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George D. Gopen

Professor of Practice Emeritus of English

Office: 06A Social Sciences, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708-0015

Phone: (919) 660-4375

ggopen@duke.edu

Karla Holloway

James B. Duke Professor Emerita of English

Office: 304F Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708-0015

Phone: (919) 684-8993

karla.holloway@duke.edu

Karla FC Holloway is James B.Duke Professor of English at Duke University. She also holds appointments in the Law School, Women's Studies and African & African American Studies. Her research and teaching interests focus on African American cultural studies, biocultural studies, gender, ethics... Full Profile »

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Buford Jones

Associate Professor Emeritus of English

Office: 324 Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708-0015

Phone: (919) 684-3873

bujones@duke.edu

Buford Jones is the bibliographer for the Hawthorne Society and supplements annually his basic checklist of Hawthorne scholarship. He has also published articles on Melville, Thoreau, and Poe as well as special studies of Hawthorne. He is currently completing The Great Romances: Hawthorne's... Full Profile »

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Elgin Mellown

Assoc Professor Emeritus

melelg@gmail.com

Deborah Pope

Professor Emerita of English

Office: 304 B Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708-0015

Phone: (919) 684-2899

dpope@duke.edu

Deborah Pope has published A Separate Vision: Isolation in Contemporary Women's Poetry (LSU), Ties That Bind: Essays on Mothering and Patriarchy (University of Chicago Press), Fanatic Heart (LSU), Mortal World (LSU) and Falling Out of the Sky. She is currently co-editing a series of writings on... Full Profile »

Maureen Quilligan

R. Florence Brinkley Professor Emerita of English

Office: 320 Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708-0015

Phone: (919) 681-2149

mquillig@duke.edu

Maureen Quilligan has as a primary field of interest in the Renaissance, with special attention to women and literature. She has published four books: The Language of Allegory: Defining the Genre (1979) Milton's Spenser: The Politics of Reading (1983), The Allegory of Female Authority:... Full Profile »

Barbara H. Smith

Braxton Craven Professor Emerita of Comparative Literature and English

Office: 9 Towhee Drive, Topsham, ME 04086

Campus Box: Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708-0015

Phone: (919) 383-0840

bhsmith@duke.edu

Smith's research has been concerned with literary theory, poetry and poetics, ideas of value and judgment, and intellectual controversies over science and knowledge. Her current work focuses on developments in cognitive science and the philosophy of biology, intellectual issues involving science... Full Profile »

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George W. Williams

Professor Emeritus

Office: 07A West Duke, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708-0015

Phone: (919) 684-5827

hpgw@duke.edu

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Susan Willis

Associate Professor Emeritus of Literature

Office: Literature, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90670, Durham, NC 27708-0670

Phone: (919) 668-6204

susan.willis@duke.edu

Associate Professor of English and The Literature Program. She teaches courses in minority writing and popular culture. She is the author of "Specifying: Black Women Writing the American Experience" and "A Primer for Daily Life." She is coauthor of "Inside the Mouse: Work and Play at Disney World... Full Profile »