Emeritus

James W. Applewhite

James W. Applewhite

Professor Emeritus of English

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 published critical essays on modern... Full Profile »

Christina Askounis

Christina Askounis

Lecturer Emerita of English

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 stories have... Full Profile »

Ronald R. Butters

Ronald R. Butters

Professor Emeritus of English

Office: 314 Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708

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

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.

A Leigh Deneef, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of English

ldn@duke.edu

Gerald E. Gerber

Gerald E. Gerber

Associate Professor Emeritus

gerald.gerber@duke.edu

George D. Gopen

George D. Gopen

Professor of Practice Emeritus of English

ggopen@duke.edu

N. Katherine Hayles

N. Katherine Hayles

Professor Emerita of English

Office: 101 Friedl Building, Durham, NC 27708

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

Phone: (919) 684-4127

katherine.hayles@duke.edu

Digital Humanities; Electronic Literature; Literature, Science, and Technology; Science Fiction; Critical Theory

Karla Holloway

Karla Holloway

James B. Duke Professor Emerita of English

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 »

Buford Jones

Buford Jones

Associate Professor Emeritus of English

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 »

Elgin Mellown

Elgin Mellown

Assoicate Professor Emeritus

melelg@gmail.com

Michael Valdez Moses

Michael Valdez Moses

Associate Professor Emeritus of English

mmoses@duke.edu

Michael Valdez Moses grew up in Los Angeles and was educated at Harvard, New College, Oxford, and the University of Virginia. He is the author of The Novel and the Globalization of Culture (Oxford UP, 1995), and has edited several collections of critical essays including The Writings of J. M.... Full Profile »

Deborah Pope

Deborah Pope

Professor Emerita of English

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 »

Joseph A. Porter

Joseph A. Porter

Professor Emeritus of English

japorter@duke.edu

Author of ten books and editor or co-editor of nine others, as well as the New Variorum Othello in progress, of which he is Editor-in-Chief, Joseph A. Porter aka Joe Ashby Porter studied at Harvard (BA, 1964), Pembroke College Oxford (Fulbright Fellowship, 64-65) and UC Berkeley (PhD, 1972). After... Full Profile »

Maureen Quilligan

Maureen Quilligan

R. Florence Brinkley Professor Emerita of English

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: Christine de... Full Profile »

Barbara H. Smith

Barbara H. Smith

Braxton Craven Professor Emerita of Comparative Literature and English

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 »

Julie A. Tetel

Julie A. Tetel

Professor Emerita of English

jtetel@duke.edu

Julie Tetel (Andresen) writes in the field of linguistic historiography, focusing on French, German, and American theories of language from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries. She is the author of Linguistics in America 1769-1924: A Critical History (Routledge, 1990, paperback edition... Full Profile »

George W. Williams

George W. Williams

Professor Emeritus

hpgw@duke.edu

Susan Willis

Susan Willis

Associate Professor Emeritus of English

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 »