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Dr. William Carpenter- wcarpent@highpoint.edu
BA, College of New Jersey, MA, Kansas State University, PhD, University of Kansas
Department Chair and Associate Professor of English
207 Norcross
Phone: (336) 841-9339, Fax: (336) 888-6394
Dr. Jenn Brandt- jbrandt@highpoint.edu
BA, Drew University, MA, Bowling Green State University, PhD, University of Rhode Island
Assistant Professor of English and Director of Women’s and Gender Studies
209/210 Norcross
Phone: (336) 841-9558, Fax: (336) 888-6394
Dr. Charmaine Cadeau- ccadeau@highpoint.edu
BA, Trent University, BEd, Queen’s University, MA, University of New Brunswick, PhD, New York State University at Albany
Assistant Professor of English
211 Norcross
Phone: (336) 841-9630, Fax: (336) 888-6394
Dr. Matthew Carlson- mcarlson@highpoint.edu
BA, Wheaton College, MA, UNC-Chapel Hill, PhD, UNC-Chapel Hill
Assistant Professor of English
208 Norcross
Phone: (336) 841-9561, Fax: (336) 888-6394
Mr. Matthew Fiander- mfiander@highpoint.edu
BA, Elon University, MFA, UNC-Greensboro
Instructor
249-A Norcross
Phone: (336) 841-9632, Fax: (336) 888-6394
Dr. Matthew Garite- mgarite@highpoint.edu
BA, Syracuse University, MA, Syracuse University, PhD, University at Buffalo (SUNY)
Instructor

Dr. Joseph Goeke- jgoeke0@highpoint.edu
BA, Southwest Missouri State University, MA, Southwest Missouri State University, PhD, University of South Carolina
Visiting Assistant Professor of English
249-B Norcross
Phone: (336) 841-9633, Fax: (336) 888-6394
Dr. Nathan Hedman- 
BA, Seattle Pacific University, MA, St. John's College, MAR, Yale Divinity School, MA, Northwestern University, PhD, Northwestern University
Assistant Professor of English
216 Norcross
Phone: (336) 841-9076, Fax: (336) 888-6394
Dr. Cara Kozma- ckozma@highpoint.edu
BA, Evergreen State College, MA, Portland State University, PhD, Wayne State University
Assistant Professor of English
203 Norcross
Phone: (336) 841-9643, Fax: (336) 888-6394
Dr. Laura Linker- llinker@highpoint.edu
BA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Assistant Professor of English
213 Norcross
Phone: (336) 841-9560, Fax: (336) 841-6394
Dr. Holly Middleton- hmiddlet@highpoint.edu
BA, Sam Houston State University, MA, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, PhD, University of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor of English
206 Norcross
Phone: (336) 841-9456, Fax: (336) 888-6394
Dr. Jacob Paul- jpaul@highpoint.edu
BA, SUNY Buffalo, MFA, Vermont College of Fine Arts, PhD, University of Utah
Assistant Professor of English
212 Norcross
336-841-9559
Ms. Melissa Richard- mrichard@highpoint.edu
Instructor
318-B Wilson Commerce
Phone: (336) 841-9358, Fax: (336) 888-6394
Dr. Donna Scheidt- dscheidt@highpoint.edu
BA, University of Chicago, JD, Harvard Law School, PhD, University of Michigan
Assistant Professor of English
202 Norcross
Phone: (336) 841-9139, Fax: (336) 888-6394
Dr. Matthew Schneider- mschneid@highpoint.edu
BA, University of California – Berkeley, MA, University of Chicago, PhD, University of California – Los Angeles
Associate Dean, David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences
Professor of English
218 Roberts
Phone: (336) 841-9073
Dr. Leah Schweitzer- lschweit@highpoint.edu
BFA, UNC-Greensboro, MA, University of Maryland, PhD, University of Louisville
Associate Professor of English
215 Norcross
Phone: (336) 841-9106, Fax: (336) 888-6394
Ms. Georgeanna Sellers- gsellers@highpoint.edu
BA, UNC-Greensboro, MA, UNC-Greensboro
Assistant Professor of English
204 Norcross
Phone: (336) 841-9657, Fax: (336) 888-6394
Dr. Kirstin Squint- ksquint@highpoint.edu
BA, Eureka College, MA, Miami University, PhD, Louisiana State University
Assistant Professor of English
214 Norcross
Phone: (336) 841-9645, Fax: (336) 888-6394
Dr. Karen Summers- ksummer0@highpoint.edu
BA, Salem College, MA, UNC- Charlotte, PhD, UNC-Greensboro
Instructor
201 Norcross
Phone: (336) 841-9348, Fax: (336) 888-6394
Ms. Allison Walker- awalker@highpoint.edu
BA, Appalachian State University, MFA, University of Alaska Anchorage
Instructor
249-E Norcross
Phone: (336) 841-9146, Fax: (336) 888-6394
Dana Yates- dyates@highpoint.edu
Office Manager
241 Norcross
Phone: (336) 841-9401, Fax: (336) 888-6331

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