College of Arts and Sciences

Creative Writing Faculty

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Faculty (A-G)

ashwoodBarbara Ashwood, Assistant Professor

Phone: (309) 298-2431
Email: b-ashwood@wiu.edu
Office: 009 Simpkins Hall

Research/Interests:

  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Composition
  • Gender Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • 20th Century Drama and Literature

 

coleMerrill Cole, Professor

Phone: n/a
Email: m-cole@wiu.edu
Office: 109 Simpkins Hall
Website: http://faculty.wiu.edu/M-Cole/

Research/Interest:

  • Poetry
  • Modernism
  • Queer Studies
  • Creative Writing

Faculty (H-Z)

Barbara Lawhorn (Harroun), Assistant
Professor

Phone: (309) 255-2754
Email: bc-harroun@wiu.edu
Office: 216 Simpkins Hall

Research/Interests:

  • Creative Writing
  • Developmental Writing
  • Literacy Activism
  • Reading
  • Running
  • Collaborating

 

Erika WurthErika Wurth, Professor

Phone: n/a
Office: Simpkins 109
Email: et-wurth@wiu.edu
Web page: www.erikatwurth.com

  • Creative Writing
  • Fiction & Narratology
  • Poetry & Poetics
  • Non-fiction