Dr. George Nicholas


Ph.D. English (University of Southern Illinois)

M.A. English, (University of Tennessee)

B.A. English and History (University of South Alabama)

Dr. Julia Bowen


Ph.D. English (Duquesne University)

M.A. English (Duquesne University)

B.A. English (University of Dallas)

Research Interests

The iconography of Queen Elizabeth I, Seventeenth-Century poetry, Restoration poetry, Restoration drama, film and literature, Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century novels.

Dr. Steve Mirarchi


Ph.D. English (Brandeis University)

B.A. English (Penn State University)

Additional post-doctoral work in Catholic theology and spirituality at Kenrick School of Theology and Creighton University

Research Interests

Catholic fiction, early American literature, religion and literature

Dr. Michael Stigman


Ph.D. English (University of Kansas)

M.Ed. English (Lynchburg College)

B.S. English (Liberty University)

Research Interests

The short story form, modernist literature, and postcolonial theory and fiction, the last of these because of his interest in the interaction between nations and cultures, as they appear in fictional accounts. Most of his free reading time he gives to contemporary short stories and non-fiction essays.

Dr. Sarah Young


Ph.D. English (University of Kansas)

M.A. English (University of Kansas)

B.A. English and German (Baker University)

Research interests

Music and literature, Literature of World War I, Modernism, 20th-Century Women writers, Women’s travel writing