College of Arts and Sciences

Office Info

    • Mailing Address: 

      Western Illinois University, College of Arts and Sciences, The Department of English, Simpkins Hall 124, 1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455-1390

    • Phone: (309) 298-1103
    • Fax: (309) 298-2974
    • Email:

  • Mailboxes: All our faculty/staff have mailboxes in Simpkins 122 
  • Accessibility Support: Simpkins history, our facilities, find our building, visitor passes, and get help with website » Department and University Accessibility Information
  • Emergencies: resources for emergencies

Department Chair

  • Interim Chair » Marjorie Allison

Director of Graduate Studies in English

  • David Banash, Ph.D., University of Iowa
    (Director of Graduate Studies in English)
    • Office: Simpkins 129 (Grad Office)
    • Graduate Office Phone: (309) 298-1322
    • Email:

Office Manager

Graduate Teaching & Support Assistants (2021-2022)

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Graduate Faculty


Associate Professors

Associate Graduate Faculty