Tag: New Faculty Profile


  • Meet Dr. Jeff Spanke!

    The English Department would like to introduce you to Dr. Jeff Spanke: How would you describe your perspective on teaching? I think that teaching is first of all a reciprocal enterprise. So I don’t like the idea that there’s a person with knowledge that gives that knowledge or gifts that knowledge to students who are […]

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  • Meet Professor Allison Layfield!

    The English Department would like to introduce you to Professor Allison Layfield!   Professor Layfield sees the classroom as a time for brainstorming and collaboration. Her goal in the classroom is to get students to think and actively participate in class discussion. She also wants her students to think about the discussions at home and then write about […]

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  • New Faculty Profile: Dr. Mary Lou Vercellotti

    This week, the department continues our series of new faculty profiles by featuring Dr. Mary Lou Vercellotti, who joined our department this year after earning a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from the University of Pittsburgh in 2012. Continue reading below to read the interview conducted by English department intern Liz Palmer. Your interests and experience focus […]

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  • New Faculty Profile: Prof. Emily Jo Scalzo

    This week, the department continues our series of new faculty profiles by featuring Professor Emily Jo Scalzo, who joined our department this year.  Prof. Scalzo earned her MFA in Creative Writing from California State University, Fresno in 2010. Continue reading below for the interview conducted by English Department intern Nakkia Patrick.

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  • New Faculty Profile: Dr. JoAnne Ruvoli

    In the fall of 2012, the Ball State English Department began a short series to celebrate and profile our newest faculty members. This week, the department continues the series of new faculty profiles by featuring Professor JoAnne Ruvoli, who joined our department this year. Continue reading below to read the interview conducted by English department intern Liz […]

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  • New Faculty Profile: Brian Morrison

    This week, the department continues our new faculty profile series by featuring Brian Morrison, who joined our department this fall. Brian earned his M.F.A. at The University of Alabama in 2010. He has published 19 poems in various literary journals, has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes, and has also won the Academy of American Poets […]

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  • New Faculty Profile: Eva Snider

    In the fall of 2012, the Ball State English Department began a short series to celebrate and profile our newest faculty members. This week, the department continues the series of new faculty profiles by featuring Eva Snider, who joined our department full-time last year. Continue reading below to see Eva Snider’s interview conducted by English department intern […]

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  • New Faculty Profile: Jennifer Grouling

    Last semester, the Ball State English Department began a short series to celebrate and profile our newest faculty members. This week, the department continues the series of new faculty profiles by featuring Dr. Jennifer Grouling. Continue reading below to see Dr. Grouling’s interview conducted by English intern Tyler Fields and don’t forget to see past profiles featuring […]

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  • New Faculty Profile: Jason Gladstone

    Last semester, the Ball State English Department began a short series to celebrate and profile our newest faculty members. This week, the department continues the series of new faculty profiles by featuring Dr. Jason Gladstone. Continue reading below to see Dr. Gladstone’s interview conducted by English graduate student Craig Schmidt and don’t forget to see past profiles […]

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  • New Faculty Profile: Dr. Susanna Benko

    Last semester, the Ball State English Department began a short series to celebrate and profile our newest faculty members. This week, the department continues the series of new faculty profiles by featuring Dr. Susanna Benko. Continue reading below to see Dr. Benko’s interview conducted by English intern Nakkia Patrick and don’t forget to see past profiles featuring […]

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