Department of English

University of Mississippi

Emeritus Faculty

Jack Barbera, Professor Emeritus

Teaching and research interests include Twentieth-Century Poetry and Drama, Film, Literature, and Art
Ph.D., University of Chicago


Benjamin FisherProfessor Emeritus

Teaching and research interests include Edgar Allen Poe, 19th Century and early 20th Century American Literature, Victorian Literature, Gothic-ism, Detective Fiction, and Turn-of-the-century women writers.
Ph.D., Duke University


J.R. HallProfessor Emeritus

Specializes in Old English and Middle English language and literature.
Ph.D., Notre Dame


Donald KartiganerHowry Professor of Faulkner Studies Emeritus

Ph.D., Brown


Colby KullmanProfessor Emeritus

Specializes in Restoration and Eighteenth Century Studies
Ph.D., University of Kansas


Ben McClellandProfessor Emeritus

Teaching interests include contemporary nonfiction literature and writing, advanced writing, and in American modernist fiction. His current research and writing projects include a collection of nonfiction stories about families that use diabetic alert dogs to help manage Type 1 Diabetes.
Ph.D., Indiana University


Natalie SchroederProfessor Emeritus

Teaching and research interests include Victorian literature, Dickens, contemporary women’s literature, popular literature, and Gothic fiction. 
Ph.D., Northwestern University


Ronald A. ShroederProfessor Emeritus

Teachings focus on the novel and Romanticism, among other topics.
Ph.D., Northwestern University