Our New Faculty 2014

August 12, 2014

This fall the English department welcomes two new faculty members.

New Assistant Professors 


Chanon Adsanatham

Chanon Adsanatham specializes in comparative rhetoric, multimodality, and digital writing pedagogy. He received his PhD in composition and rhetoric from Miami University and his studies on new media composition have appeared in Computers and Composition, Multimodal Literacies and Emerging Genres, and conference proceedings. In the fall, Chanon is teaching ENGL 487 Foundations of Rhetoric, in which he and his students will approach rhetoric as a global, multimodal art. Chanon uses cross-cultural rhetorical perspectives and multimodality as interconnected frames to expand how we theorize, practice, and teach the art of rhetoric in the 21st century.

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Julius Fleming, Jr.

Julius Fleming, Jr. received his PhD in English at the University of Pennsylvania   where he specialized in late nineteenth- and twentieth-century African American literature and culture. This fall, he will teach ENGL313, American Literature and ENGL471, African-American Literature: 1910 to 1945. His current book project, Staging Civil Rights: African American Literature, Performance, and Innovation, examines the relationship between performance and African American literature during the modern Civil Rights Movement.

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