Profiles in "Literature" Expertise Area

  • Matsunaga holds a PhD in English Literature with an emphasis in British Romanticism and Digital Humanities. He is the Director of Digital Technology, Graduate Faculty, and an Academic Professional.
  • Ryner's teaching interests include Shakespeare and Renaissance drama; British literature to 1700; drama as a genre; literary theory and cultural studies.
  • In addition to teaching First-Year Writing, Duerden also enjoys teaching Writing About Literature for nonmajors, which ties into her own interest in contemporary British fiction.
  • Bixby's research addresses Irish studies, modernist studies, postcolonial theory and criticism, Continental philosophy, and issues of travel, mobility, and the body.
  • Broglio's research focuses on how philosophy and aesthetics can help us rethink the relationship between humans and the environment.
  • Dickens currently teaches a wide variety of Writing Programs classes at ASU-Tempe, including ENG 101, 102, 107, 108, 301, 302 and WAC 107. She specializes in business writing and L2 writing.
  • Austin teaches English and mainly focuses on English lit and writing about literature. Austin has a PhD in English literature (2009) with a Certificate in Scholarly Publishing (emph. Editing).
  • Dr. Joanne Tsao's primary field of research is pre-modern Chinese literature. She teaches Classical Chinese, Chinese literature, Modern Chinese language, and courses on Chinese history and culture.
  • Lindsey oversees academic services for Tempe-campus graduate programs, manages graduate student hiring and funding, and advises current and prospective students in the MA, MS, PhD, and PhD in Sustainable Energy Programs.