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Faculty

Ken Hammes

Charles Bane, Ph.D.

Louisiana State University - at Harding since 2014

Email: cbane@harding.edu

American Studies 306

501-279-4925

Dr. Bane specializes in film, 20th-century literature, theory, and BBQ. He also teaches general education courses in composition and world literature. He is co-author of A Primer of the Novel and has published articles on Stanley Kubrick, Russian documentaries, and Celtic Noir. He also co-sponsors the Harding Film Studies Association.

Nick Boone

Nick Boone, Ph.D.

Auburn University - at Harding since 2007

Email: nboone@harding.edu

American Studies 310

501-279-4474

Dr. Boone teaches general education and American literature courses. His specialty is American poetry. His publications include articles on Poe, Hawthorne,Twain, Rita Dove, and Mark Strand. Dr. Boone is a co-sponsor of Souvenirs.

Heath Carpenter

Heath Carpenter, M.S.E.

Harding University - at Harding since 2008

Email: hcarpent@harding.edu

American Studies 306

501-279-5274

Mr. Carpenter's special interests are composition, rhetoric, and cultural studies. He also teaches general writing courses.

Michael Claxton

Michael Claxton, Ph.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - at Harding since 2003

Email: mclaxto1@harding.edu

American Studies 303

501-279-4618

Dr. Claxton specializes in Victorian literature. He teaches composition, world literature, and British literature courses. He also co-sponsors Souvenirs and Sigma Tau Delta, the English honor society.

Kathy Dillion

Kathy Dillion, Ph.D.

Arkansas State University - at Harding since 1995

Email: kdillion@harding.edu

American Studies 315

501-279-5122

Dr. Dillion teaches all levels of the general education English curriculum and supervises English teacher-education students. Her interests are cultural studies, particularly ethnic and post-colonial literature. Dr. Dillion also co-sponsors Sigma Tau Delta, the English honor society.

Stephanie Eddleman

Stephanie Eddleman, Ph.D.

University of Mississippi - at Harding since 2004

Email: szeddleman@harding.edu

American Studies 318

501-279-4431

Dr. Eddleman teaches all levels of the liberal arts English curriculum. Her areas of interest are Jane Austen, the 18th & 19th century British novel, and studies in Women's Literature.

 

Terry Engel

Terry Engel, Ph.D.

Univ. of Southern Mississippi - at Harding since 2001

Email: tengel@harding.edu

American Studies 319

501-279-4622

Dr. Engel's special interests are creative writing, business and professional writing, and Southwestern literature. He also teaches general education courses and sponsors The Scribblers, our creative writing club.

Ken Hammes

Ken Hammes, Ph.D.

Texas Tech University - at Harding since 1989

Email: khammes@harding.edu

American Studies 321

501-279-4628

Dr. Hammes serves as director of the Writing Lab and teaches advanced composition, 18th-century British literature, Romantic poetry, and film as literature. His specialty is modern British poetry. He also teaches in the Honors College and co-sponsors the Harding Film Studies Association.

Nathan Henton

Nathan Henton, M.A.

University of Mississippi - at Harding since 2010

Email: nhenton@harding.edu

American Studies 305

501-279-4271

Mr. Henton teaches general-education writing courses and Systems of English Grammar, both among his areas of special interest. Other interests include Zora Neale Hurston, Ernest Hemingway, and Latin American literature. He co-sponsors Scribblers, the English department’s creative writing club.

Larry Hunt

Larry Hunt, Ph.D.

University of Georgia - at Harding since 2000

Email: lhunt@harding.edu

American Studies 317

501-279-4168

Dr. Hunt 's specialty is medieval literature, and his current teaching assignment includes courses in the general education core, the nature and history of language, and C. S. Lewis. He is a sponsor of the Harding Film Studies Association.

Ken Hammes

Russell L. Keck, Ph.D.

Purdue University - at Harding since 2014

Email: rlkeck@harding.edu

American Studies 318

501-279-4613

Dr. Keck specializes in early modern English literature and culture. He is particularly interested in the English Renaissance, Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama, Arthurian Literature, and the History of the Book. He teaches composition, world literature, and Renaissance literature.

Greg Laing

Greg Laing, Ph.D.

Western Michigan University - at Harding since 2010

Email: glaing@harding.edu

American Studies 318

501-279-4331

Dr. Laing teaches general education courses in composition and grammar, and specializes in medieval literature and languages. His areas of interest include Old and Middle English, Scandinavian literature, and Latin.

Larry Long

Larry R. Long, Ph.D.

Ohio State University - at Harding since 1976

Email: llong@harding.edu

Administration 102

501-279-4335

Dr. Long, Provost, holds the rank of Distinguished Professor, having received the Distinguished Teacher Award three times.

Amy Qualls

Amy Qualls, Ph.D.

Auburn University - at Harding since 2011

Email: aqualls@harding.edu

American Studies 318

501-279-4431

Dr. Qualls's special interests are early American literature and women's literature. She also teaches general writing courses.

Jon Singleton

John Singleton, Ph.D.

Syracuse University - at Harding since 2011

Email: jsingleton@harding.edu

American Studies 307

501-279-4474

Dr. Singleton's special interests are Victorian literature and theology. He also teaches general writing courses.

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