Academics: Majors and Programs

English Faculty

  • Geneva Baxter, associate dean, undergraduate studies 3-Yr, assistant professor, Ph.D., Georgia State University; M.A., University of Wisconsin; B.A., Spelman College | Spelman College, 1987

    Alma Billingslea Brown, professor, Ph.D., University of Texas; M.A., Atlanta University; A.B., Rutgers University | Spelman College, 1989

    Donna Akiba Harper, professor, Ph.D., M.A., Emory University; B.A., Oberlin College | Spelman College, 1987

    Michelle S. Hite,
    lecturer, Ph.D., Emory University; M.S., B.A., University of Kentucky| Spelman College, 2004

    Piper G. Huguley-Riggins,
    lecturer, Ph.D. Georgia State University; M.F.A., University of Pittsburgh; B.A. University of California, Los Angeles; Spelman College, 2006

    Stephen Knadler, professor, Ph.D. and M.A., Vanderbilt University| Spelman College, 1997

    Deanna Koretsky, assistant professor, Ph.D., Duke University | Spelman College 2015

    Alexandra Lockett, assistant professor | Spelman College, 2014 

    Lynn Maxwell, assistant professor | Spelman College, 2014

    Opal Moore, Dir. Honors Program, associate professor, M.F.A., M.A., University of Iowa; B.F.A., Illinois Wesleyan University | Spelman College, 1997

    Pushpa Parekh, professor of English, Ph.D., Louisiana State University; M.Phil., B.A., Panjab University; M.A., University of Madras | Spelman College, 1990

    Margaret Price, associate professor, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts; M.F.A., University of Michigan; B.A., Amherst College | Spelman College, 2004

    Calaya Michelle Reid, lecturer, Ph.D., Georigia State University; M.A., University of Georgia; B.A., New York University | Spelman College, 2013

    Sarah Rudewalker, assistant professor, Ph.D. | Spelman College, 2015

    Tikenya Foster Singletary, lecturer, Ph.D., M.A., Vanderbilt University; B.A., Spelman College | Spelman College, 2009

    WordPress BadgeTarshia Stanley, Chair, associate professor, Ph.D., M.A., University of Florida; B.A., Duke University | Spelman College, 1999

    Sharan Strange, Instructor, M.F.A., Sarah Lawrence College 

    Patricia Ventura, associate professor, Ph.D. University of Florida | Spelman College, 2005