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Faculty Administration

Mary Floyd-Wilson

Department Chair

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Email   |   (919) 962-5481
Office: Greenlaw 209

Florence Dore

Director of Graduate Studies

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Office: Greenlaw 205

Matthew Taylor

Director of Graduate Admissions

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Email   |   (919) 962-3395
Office: Greenlaw 532

Kimberly J. Stern

Co-Director of Graduate Placement

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Office: Greenlaw Hall 513

Gregory Flaxman

Co-Director of Graduate Placement

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Email   |   (919) 962-4043
Office: 508 Greenlaw Hall

Martin Louis Johnson

Director of Undergraduate Studies

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Email   |   (919) 962-4050
Office: Greenlaw 518

Hilary E. Lithgow

Undergraduate Advisor for ECL

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Email   |   (919) 962-0769
Office: Greenlaw 324

Daniel Anderson

Director of the Writing Program and Digital Innovation Lab

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Office: Greenlaw 533

Daniel Hayes Wallace

Director of Creative Writing

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Office: Greenlaw 520

Michael Keenan Gutierrez

Associate Director of the Writing Program

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Office: Greenlaw 220

María DeGuzmán

Latina/o Studies Director

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Office: Greenlaw 429

Courtney Rivard

Director of Digital Literacy and Communications Lab

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Office: Greenlaw 315

Rick Warner

Director of Film Studies

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Office: Greenlaw 439

Liz Gualtieri-Reed

Event Coordinator

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Office: Dey 336


Jennifer Washington

Associate Chair for Business Operations

Email | 919-962-5483
Greenlaw 210
Office Hours:

Educational Experience:
Project Management Certificate – UNC Wilmington-2012
M.A. Management and Leadership- Webster University-2011
B.A. History- UNC Wilmington-2008
US Navy- 2003-2007
Job Duties:
Oversees the fiscal and personnel management for the department. Directs hiring, recruitment, human resources, scheduling, budgeting, & project management as well as day-to-day functions and events.

Cheryl Siler-Jones

Business Services Coordinator

Email | 919-962-6248
Greenlaw 208
Office Hours: M-F, 8:15am-5:00pm

Assists Business Officer with all matters and helps direct hiring, recruitment, human resources, scheduling, as well as day to day functions for the Department. Supervises the Business Unit’s Student Services Team (consisting of Graduate Student Services Manager, Writing Program Coordinator, Departmental Registrar/Undergraduate Students Services Manager and Creative Writing Coordinator). Organizes recruitment, hiring and payroll efforts for assigned permanent and temporary position types within the business unit Handles hiring and payroll for SHRA & EHRA Students. Serves as TIM Administrator and I-9 Representative.

Blair Killian

Executive Associate & Event Planner

Blair Killian
| Greenlaw 202

Office Hours:

Executive Associate to the Chair of English & Comparative Literature and the Events Coordinator for the Department. Duties include performing and consulting on scheduling, planning guidelines for new events, events coordination, budgeting, project management, and communications.

Richard Aillen Taylor

Office Manager

Richard Taylor
Email | Greenlaw 210

Office Hours: 8am-5pm

Oversees front office operations, manages Work Study students, as well as, assists Business Officer with building management, project management and various day-today functions of the Department.

Robin Samuels


Email | 919-843-9676
Greenlaw 207B
Office Hours: M–Th, 8:00am-6:30pm

Oversees reimbursements (research, travel, & recruitment), coordinates travel & events, accounting & budgeting for the Department.

Linda Horne

Accounting Associate

Email | 919-962-1055
Greenlaw 202
Office Hours: Tu-F, 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Prepare and process travel, receipt reimbursements for students and faculty. Advise faculty of accounting regulations and maintain files to track claims. Work with co-workers to ensure all travel and award payments are received and processed. Review, obtain necessary approvals to submit faculty Arts & Sciences Travel requests. Process the receipt and deposit of all incoming checks to appropriate offices.

Taylor Brunson

Graduate Student Services Manager

Email | 919-962-1454
Greenlaw 207-A
Office Hours: M-F, 8:15am-5:00pm (by appointment on Fridays)

Serves as 1st point of contact for Graduate Program. Maintains Graduate Database. Handles all Fellowships and Awards. Enroll eligible students in the Graduate Student Health Insurance Program (GShip). Processes Waiver of Hours forms. Processes tuition remissions. Process Admissions and Degree Applications. Process employment/payroll actions and tuition payments for all eligible graduate students who teach or serve in year-long research assistant positions. Handles all ePar processing for hiring, SWB and RWB of TF’s, TA’s, and RA’s. Works with Program Coordinator, Supervisor and Business Officer to coordinator information needed to communicate during Orientation to all new and returning Grad Students


Coordinator for the Writing Program; Literature, Medicine, and Culture MA Program; and Latino/a Studies Minor Program

| 919-962-6871
Greenlaw 203
Office Hours: M-F, 8:15am-5:00pm

Coordinate the Teaching Fellow assignment process for ENGL 105 and 105i each academic term, manage the Writing Program listserv, assist with the LMC graduate program and the Latino/a Studies Undergraduate Minor program.

Departmental Registrar

Departmental Registrar and Undergraduate Student Services Manager

Email | Greenlaw 200

Office Hours:

Responsible for course maintenance and assignments, and classroom scheduling for all undergraduate and graduate courses, registering students after the enrollment period has ended, course descriptions, collecting syllabi and course evaluations, as well as assisting students with their schedule.

“If you have questions regarding courses, enrollment, or undergraduate students services, please email our Interim Registrar/USSM at:”


Creative Writing and Honors Program Coordinator

| 919-962-4000
203 Greenlaw
Office Hours:

Serves as the Creative Writing Program and Honors Program Coordinator for the English and Comparative Literature Department.