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Faculty

The department features a distinguished and award-winning teaching faculty who are authors, short-story fiction writers, and poets.

Doug Van Gundy

Associate Professor

creative writing, Appalachian lit

email: vangundy_d@wvwc.edu

Ashley Lawson

Associate Professor

gender studies, literature, composition

email: lawson_a@wvwc.edu

Devon McNamara

Professor

Shakespeare, Irish literature, creative writing, humanities

email: mcnamara@wvwc.edu

Richard Schmitt

Associate Professor

creative writing, short fiction, composition

email: schmitt@wvwc.edu

Jessie van Eerden

Director of the M.F.A., Assistant Professor

creative writing, composition

email: vaneerden@wvwc.edu

Eric Waggoner

Department Chair, Associate Professor

American lit, literary theory, composition

email: waggoner@wvwc.edu

Lynn Linder

Assistant Professor

British literature, gender studies, literary theory

email: linder_l@wvwc.edu