Faculty Administration

Mary Floyd-Wilson

Department Chair

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

Florence Dore

Director of Graduate Studies

Email   |   (919) 962-6921
Office: Greenlaw 205

Shayne Aaron Legassie

Director of Graduate Admissions

Office: Greenlaw 424

Kimberly J. Stern

Co-Director of Graduate Placement

Email   |   (919) 962-4046
Office: Greenlaw Hall 513

Jennifer Larson

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Email   |   (919) 962-5481
Office: Greenlaw 315

Jordynn Jack

Director of Writing Program

Office: 512 Greenlaw Hall

Jane Danielewicz

Assistant Director of Writing Program and Director of Writing in the Disciplines

Email   |   (919) 962-1988
Office: Greenlaw 507

Stephanie Elizondo Griest

Email   |   (919) 962-4005
Office: Greenlaw 218

María DeGuzmán

Latina/o Studies Director

Email   |   (919) 962-4031
Office: Greenlaw 429

Courtney Rivard

Director of Digital Literacy and Communications Lab

Office: Greenlaw 315

Rick Warner

Global Cinema Director

Email   |   (919) 962-4048
Office: Greenlaw 439

Daniel Anderson

Director of the Digital Innovation Lab

Email   |   (919) 962-8480
Office: Greenlaw 533

Susan H. Irons

Event Coordinator

Email   |   (919) 962-4283
Office: Greenlaw 232


Jennifer Washington

Business Officer

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 Department of English and Comparative Literature as the Business Officer. Directs the fiscal & personnel management including hiring, recruitment, human resources, scheduling, budgeting, fiscal & project management as well as day to day functions for the College of Arts and Sciences.

Cheryl Siler-Jones

Business Services Coordinator

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.

Nelly Whitney

Office Manager

Greenlaw Hall 204
Office Hours: M-F, 7:30am-4:30pm

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


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

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.

Tasha Maxwell

Graduate Student Services Manager

Greenlaw 203
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

Erin Kalbarczyk

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

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.

Tony Royle Jr.

Departmental Registrar and Undergraduate Student Services Manager

Greenlaw 200
Office Hours: M-F, 8:00am-5:00pm

Responsible for classroom scheduling and course assignments for all undergraduate and graduate courses in both the Department of American Studies and the Department of English and Comparative Literature, registering students after the enrollment period has ended, and assist in course proposals.

Anita T. Braxton

Creative Writing and Honors Program Coordinator

207 Greenlaw
Office Hours: M-F, 7:30am-4:00pm

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