Department Leadership

Department Leadership


Department Leadership

Jonathan Bush - 
Department Chair
Director, Developmental Writing
Co-Director, Third Coast Writing Project

Cynthia Klekar - 
Associate Chair, Scheduling & Part-Time Instruction

Phil Egan - 
Director, Undergraduate Programs
Chief Undergraduate Advisor

Jon Adams - 
Director, Graduate Programs
Chair, Graduate Committee

Nicolas Witschi -
Graduate Advisor - email

Staci Perryman-Clark 
Director, First-Year Writing

Elizabeth Bradburn -
Chair, Strategic Planning and Assessment Committee
Co-Chair, Scholarly Speakers Committee
University Faculty Senate Representative

Steve Feffer -
Coordinator of Creative Writing

Chris MacLean Nagle -
Co-Chair, Scholarly Speakers Committee

Lisa Minnick –
Chair, Policy Committee

John Saillant -
Chair, Technology Committee

Jana Schulman -
Chair, Tenure and Promotion Committee

Charlotte Thralls -
Chair, Rhetoric and Writing Committee

Grace Tiffany - 
Chair, Sabbatical Leave Committee

Allen Webb – 
Chair, English Education Committee


Department of English
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Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5331 USA
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