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Blue Ridge

Name Title Phone Office Email
Phillip Mitchell Assistant Professor of English Blue Ridge
Jodi Williams Limited Term Faculty Blue Ridge


Name Title Phone Office Email
Michael Fischer Lecturer Cumming
Ann Marie Francis Assistant Professor, Coordinator of the English Dept, Cumming 470-239-3116 University Center 400, 284, Cumming
Patricia Godsave Lecturer of English Cumming
Catthuan Nguyen Lecturer Cumming
Melissa Schindler Assistant Professor Cumming
Nathan Steritz Lecturer 470-239-3113 University Center 400, 274, Cumming


Name Title Phone Office Email
Ian Afflerbach, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of American Literature Dahlonega
Justin Barbaree, M.A. Lecturer Dahlonega
Arthur Basler Lecturer Dunlap Hall, 203, Dahlonega
David Brauer Associate Professor, English 706-864-1962 Dunlap Hall, 203, Dahlonega
Steven Brehe Associate Professor, English 706-864-1349 Dunlap Hall, 309, Dahlonega
Tara Causey Lecturer Dunlap Hall, 308A, Dahlonega
Brian Corrigan Professor, English 706-864-1963 Dunlap Hall, 309B, Dahlonega
Micah Corum Assistant Professor Dahlonega
Christopher Curran Lecturer Dahlonega
Marc DiMaggio Senior Lecturer
Lisa Diehl Senior Lecturer Dunlap Hall, 206 D, Dahlonega
Lyn Froehlich Lecturer Dunlap Hall, 206B, Dahlonega
Dr. Donna Gessell Professor, English 706-864-1528 Dunlap Hall, 206B, Dahlonega
Dr. Laura Getty, Ph.D. Professor, English 706-867-3218 Dunlap Hall, 309A, Dahlonega
Christina Green Limited Term Faculty Dahlonega
Haley Hodges Lecturer of English Dahlonega
Jeremiah Johnson Lecturer Dahlonega
Dr. Wendy Kurant Associate Department Head 706-864-1964 Dunlap Hall, 207c, Dahlonega
Dr. Mina Kyounghye Kwon Associate Professor, English 706-867-2964 Dunlap Hall, 202A, Dahlonega
Anastasia Lin, Ph.D. Assistant Vice President - Research & Engagement. 706-867-3234 Price Memorial, 102, Dahlonega
James McEver Lecturer Dunlap Hall, 204, Dahlonega
Kayla Mehalcik Office Administrator 706-864-1775 Dunlap Hall, 207, Dahlonega
Dr. Austin Riede Associate Professor 706-864-1961 Dunlap Hall, 202B, Dahlonega
Dr. Michael Rifenburg Associate Professor - English 706-867-2958 Dunlap Hall, 206C, Dahlonega
Kimberly Rousseau Lecturer Dunlap Hall, 206B, Dahlonega
Kendra Sanderson Lecturer Dunlap Hall, 201A, Dahlonega
Kathleen Snow Lecturer Dunlap Hall, 206A, Dahlonega
James Stewart Lecturer Dahlonega
Nathan Wagner Lecturer Dahlonega


Name Title Phone Office Email
Chris Bell, Ph.D. Associate Professor, English 678-717-3720 Nesbitt Academic Building, 4138, Gainesville
Gloria Bennett Assistant Professor, English 678-717-3423 Nesbitt Academic Building, 4150, Gainesville
Tanya Bennett, Ph.D. Professor of English 678-717-3870 Nesbitt Academic Building, 4154, Gainesville
Ezekiel Black, M.F.A. Senior Lecturer, English 678-717-3876 Nesbitt Academic Building, 4110, Gainesville
Dr. Matthew Boedy Associate Professor 678-717-3526 Nesbitt Academic Building, 4140, Gainesville
Leverett Butts, IV, Ph.D. Associate Professor of English 678-717-3521 Nesbitt Academic Building, 4142, Gainesville
Carla Chwat Lecturer 678-717-3696 Nesbitt Academic Building, 2112, Gainesville
Dr. Macklin Cowart Associate Professor, English 678-717-3431 Nesbitt Academic Building, 4134, Gainesville
Cameron Crawford Senior Lecturer 678-717-3993 Nesbitt Academic Building, 4132, Gainesville
Molly Daniel, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Rhetoric and Composition 678-717-3869 Nesbitt Academic Building, 4112, Gainesville
Chris Davis Senior Lecturer Nesbitt Academic Building, 4132, Gainesville
Jon Dawson Lecturer Gainesville
Leigh Dillard, Ph.D. Associate Professor - English 678-717-3428 Nesbitt Academic Building, 4108, Gainesville
Terry Easton Associate Professor, English 678-717-3426 Nesbitt Academic Building, 4130, Gainesville
Dr. Diana Edelman Associate Professor - English 678-717-1583 Nesbitt Academic Building, 4172, Gainesville
Dr. Shannon Gilstrap Assistant Professor 678-717-3544 Nesbitt Academic Building, 4168, Gainesville
Jürgen E. Grandt, lic. phil. I, Ph.D. Associate Professor, English 678-717-3484 Nesbitt Academic Building, 4156, Gainesville
Eric Lockaby Lecturer 678-717-3415 Nesbitt Academic Building, 4106, Gainesville
Crystal Matey Assistant Professor Gainesville
Shane McGowan Lecturer 678-717-2262 Nesbitt Academic Building, 4110, Gainesville
Ms. Jeanine Merck Administrative Assistant III 678-717-3593 Nesbitt Academic Building, 4120, Gainesville
Miriam Moore Assistant Professor of English Gainesville
Steve Pearson, Ph.D. Associate Professor, English 678-717-3483 Nesbitt Academic Building, 4170, Gainesville
Joe Seale Lecturer of English Gainesville
Dr. Jim Shimkus Assistant Professor of English 678-717-2231 Nesbitt Academic Building, 4136, Gainesville
Robert Stiles Lecturer Nesbitt Academic Building, 2132, Gainesville
Valerie Surrett Assistant Professor Gainesville
Anita Turlington Associate Professor 678-717-3935 Nesbitt Academic Building, 4152, Gainesville
Jessica Walker Assistant Professor Nesbitt Academic Building, 4160, Gainesville


Name Title Phone Office Email
David Bell, Ph.D. Lecturer 706-310-6286 Student Resource Center, 593, Oconee
Kevin Copeland Lecturer 706-310-6273 Classroom Building, 311B, Oconee
Dr. Courtney Ferriter Assistant Professor of English 706-310-6325 Student Resource Center, 589, Oconee
Matthew Horton Associate Professor, English 706-310-6236 Faculty Center, 704, Oconee
Alex Johns Associate Professor, English 706-310-6213 Faculty Center, 706, Oconee
Dr. Kasee Laster Lecturer 706-310-6223 Student Resource Center, 541, Oconee
Dr. Laura Ng Assistant Dean, College of Arts and Letters and Professor 706-310-6217 Faculty Center, 721, Oconee
Samuel Prestridge Associate Professor, English 706-310-6249 Student Resource Center, 591, Oconee
Karen Redding Part Time Faculty Student Resource Center, 594, Oconee
Darren Rhym Part Time Faculty 706-310-6329 Administration Building, 560, Oconee
Sharon Rigler, Ph.D. Lecturer 706-310-6359 Classroom Building, 311A, Oconee
Stephanie Rountree, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of English 706-310-6231 Student Resource Center, 586, Oconee
Derek Thiess Assistant Professor 706-310-6228 Student Resource Center, 588, Oconee
Eileen Totter Part Time Faculty, English Student Resource Center, 560, Oconee
Robin Weinrich PT Faculty Oconee

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