Beneath the Stars: A 'Literary' History of Astronomy, Women and Poetics, 1590-1990, in progress. in progress - Publication
"Literature and the Modern Physical Sciences," Cambridge History of Science, Volume 5: Modern Physical and Mathematical Sciences, ed. Mary Jo Nye, expected 1999. 1999 - Publication
An Encyclopedia of Literature and Science, under contract with Greenwood Press, expected 1999-2000. 1999 - Publication
"Aphra Behn," Women of Science, ed. Marilyn Ogilvie et al, Holt/Routledge, expected 1998. 1998 - Publication
"Literature and the Scientific Revolution," The Scientific Revolution, ed. Wilbur Applebaum, NY: Garland, expected late 1998. 1998 - Publication
Markley, Robert, Fallen Languages: Crises of Representation in Newtonian England, 1660-1740, Early Science and Medicine 3.3 (Aug 1998) 265-267. 1998 - Publication
"Living Poetics, Enacting the Cosmos: Diane Ackerman's Popularization of Astronomy in The Planets: A Cosmic Pastoral," Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 26 (1997) 605-638. 1997 - Publication
"News on the Encyclopedia of Literature and Science," Decodings, 6.2 (Spr 1997) 4-9. 1997 - Publication
"'All Danae to the Stars': Nineteenth-Century Representations of Women in the Cosmos," Victorian Studies, 40.1 (Aut 1996) 65-96. 1996 - Publication
"Literature and Astronomy," History of Astronomy: An Encyclopedia, ed. J. Lankford, NY: Garland, 1996, 307-314. 1996 - Publication
PhD Students, 3 on Leave of Absence or Status unknown
Kim Ford, Women's Lit and Culture, 2006+ (status unknown)
Melody Sadjadi, Chair, Women in Medicine, 2005+ (leave of absence)
Diana Gingo, Women in Film and Literature, 2003+ (status unknown)
PhD Students, 6 Left Program or Changed Committees
Suzanne Gabriel (left program)
Elizabeth Coker, Victorian Literature, 2006 (changed committees)
Joe Hinman, Science, Religion, Literature - Enlightenment (Qualifying exams, 2001), 1994-2005 (left program)
Darby Grande, History of Women in Physics, (left program)
Annette Hoines, Concepts of Superorganism in History of Biology and Culture, 2000+ (status unknown)
R. A. Cantrell, Shakespeare's Latinity and Geographical Allusions, 2000-2002 (left program)
MA Students, 2 Current, Active
April Walker, Wright Morris and Phototext, 2010 (comm. pending)
Janet Fairfield, Dickens and Social Miasma, 2006+ (Spr 10 def. pending)
MA Students, 32 Graduated
Stacey Knepp, Lucian's Cosmic Voyage, 2008-09
Sara Keeth, Jane Austen, Women's Literature, 2006-2007
Sumathi Ananthakrishnan, 19th-c History, 2006-2007
Meghan Lee, Chair, 2007
Dessie Sanders, American Literature and Bible, 2006+
Tammy Brightwell, Chair, Masters-Teaching: Science Fiction, 2006.
(Alice) Claire Burrows, Chair, 2005-2006.
Julie Whitley, Oscar Wilde; Professional MA, 2006.
Matthew Braddock, Chair, Hardy's Critique of Christianity, Simone de Beauvoir's Ethics, 2005.
Kim Garcia, Chair, Nature and Poetry, 2004-2005
John Araiza, Chair, Frontier Gothic and George Orwell, 2003 (converted to new MA)
Dana Turner, Chair, Women in Frontier Literature, History and Film, 2003-2004
John Altom, Co-Chair, Aristotle's Ethics and Atomic Bomb; Reading Technology, 2002-03
Nicholas Boeving, Chair, Science and Religion; Perspectives on Holocaust, 2002-03
Suzanne Gabriel, Shakespeare and Psychology, 18-19th c. psychology, 2003
Darby Grande, Chair, Gender, Science and Autobiography; Holocaust Biographies, 2001-03
Deborah Scally, Chair, Cross-Dressing in Shakespeare; Female Heroes in Children's Lit., 1999-2003
Jamie Wheeler, Chair, Ma in Grapes of Wrath; Lozen: Woman Warrior, 2001-03
Bethany Lee, Creative Portfolio: Poetry and Poetic Process, 2002.
Christopher Speck, Chair, Loren Eiseley's Theory of Time; Camus's Theodicy, 1999-2002.
Rosarita "Kaj" Lubag, Chair, Michael Wigglesworth; Italian Women and Culture, 2002.
Shari Childers, Co-Chair, Thomas Shadwell and Courtship; Camus's Absurd, 2001-2002.
Patrick Dennis, Chair, Faith and Reason in Eco and Hardy; Early Modern Concepts of Sci-fic Method, 2001-2002.
Sharon Duncan, Chair, George Eliot, Medical and Social Reform, 2001-2002.
Shanda Cayton, Chair, Influence of Milton on E. Barrett Browning's "Aurora Leigh," 2001.
Jennifer Kraemer, Chair, Companionate Marriage in 19th-c. Literature, Fall, 2001.
Kristi Wesloh, Chair, John Donne and Astronomy; E. Barrett Browning and Muse, 1998-2001.
Kelly Martin, Chair, Ancient Hymn of Demeter: Feminist/Masculinist, 1999-2000.
Mary Beth Weed, History of Early Modern Medicine and Literature, 1999-2000.
Cathy Mathers, 19th-c Literature, Women and Medicine, 1998-99.
Natalie Delker, Chair, Artificial Intelligence and 20th-c Literature, 1996-98.
Lori Eaton, Chair, Satanic Heroes in Literary History, 1996-97.
MA Students, 6 Left Program, Changed Committees, or Transferred
Tim Webber, Shakespeare and Samuel Johnson, 2005- (status unknown)
Karen Bartlett, Creative Portfolio: Drama (left program)
Dietrich Volkland, Native American culture (left program)
Cecelia Walter (changed topic and committees)
Mark Dixon, transferred to graduate program at another school
Tim Haynes, Chair, Technology/Culture, 2000-2002; transferred to MIT's Science Writing Program, inaugural class with major scholarship/stipend support.
Service on 15 Honors committees, to-date; Chair of 9
Christopher Cassity, Chair, The Epistemology of Detection in 19th-c Literature, 2009 (did not complete)
Jade Milton, the Novel, 2008+ (status unknown)
Missy Luton, Chair, Cultural Representations of Gen-X, 2007.
David Cheng, Shakespeare and Beauty, 2006.
Kim Conaty, Chair, Early Modern Scientific Utopias, 2006.
Mark Walser, Literature, culture, cosmology in Australia, 2005+ (status unknown).
Shazia Ali, Bronte's Wuthering Heights, 2005.
Heather Taylor, Chair, Loren Eiseley: Paleontology and Poetry, 2001.
Shari Boggus, Chair, Tess and Natural Law, 2000.
Deborah Scally, Chair, Female Heroes in Children's Fantasy Literature, 1999-2000.
Robert Griffin, Chair, Salvador Dali and his Aesthetic Philosophy of Human Nature, 1999.
Anne Warmus, Chair, Tragedy and Comedy in Regional Literature, 1998.
Brian Worrall, Chair, Utopian/Dystopian Literature, 1997-98.
Emily Armstrong, Early Modern Science and Culture, 1996 (did not complete).
Sloan Rawlins, Law and Literature, 1995.
PhD Students, 20 Current, Active
Julie Gavran, Chair, History of the Essay, Nature Writing, 2009+
Jill Aston, Literature and the Environment, 2009+
Lauren Dixon, Chair, Embodiment, Literature and the Environment, 2008+ (Quals, F2009)
Caroline Bolt, 19th-c Brit and Am. Literature and Idea of Happiness, 2009+
Thomasina Hickman, Chair, 19th-c Gothic novel, 2009+
Abigail Manuel, Utopian/Dystopian literature, 2009+
Luke Lafitte, Popular Science Writing, 2008+ (Quals, Sum2009)
Serin Hetou, 19th C. Am. Lit - Frontier (Quals, Sp2009)
Jennifer Jeffrey, Newtonian alchemy, 2008+ (comm. pending)
Heidi Xiong, Art and Science of Leonardo, 2008+ (comm. pending)
Stacey Donald, 19th-c British Novel, 2008+
Sumathi Ananthakrishnan, 19th-c British-Indian History, 2007+
Shazia Ali, Victorian History and Culture, 2006+ (Quals, 2008?)
Jaime Jordan, Chair, Victorian Literature, 2006+ (Quals, 2008)
Nina Serebrianik, Medieval History and Culture, 2006+ (Quals 2008?)
Susan Rushing Adams, Chair, History of Women and Medicine, 2005+ (Quals, 2009)
Kristin VanNamen, Co-Chair, creative project - novel, 2005+ (Quals, 2008?)
Rosarita Khadija Lubag, Rhetoric of Science Textbooks - Philippines, 2005+
Patrick Dennis, Chair, Medieval History and Philosophy of Science (Quals, 2005), 2003+
Jamie Wheeler, Co-Chair, Steinbeck's Women (Quals, 2005), 2004+
Deborah Scally, Chair, Women, Anime and Film (Quals, 2005) 2004+
PhD Students, 19 Graduated
Pia Jakobsson, 18th c. English and American Women Writers, (Quals 2006), 2003-09
Shari Childers, Chair, Women and Nature, 2005-2008
Darlene Leifson, Chair, Creativity and Performance, 2004-2008
James King, Hannah Arendt, History and Philosophy of Science, 2005-2008
Hannah Swamidoss, Victorian Popular Science for Children, 2005-2008
Christopher Speck, Chair, Loren Eiseley's Concept of Time (Quals, 2004), 2003-2007
Adrian Cook, Representations and Performance of the Matrix (Quals, 2005), 2004-2006
Mark Watney, epic poetry and C.S. Lewis, 2004-2006
Charles Kroll, creative project - novel, 2001-2006
Patricia Chogugudza, Chair, African Women in Lit and Culture, 2003-2005
Tonja Wissinger, Chair, Women, Literature and Medicine, 1995-2004
Troy Camplin, Complex Systems and Aesthetics, 2003-2004
Evelyn Montgomery, Great Plains Literature, History, Domestic Spaces (Quals, 2001), 1998-2004
M. Wayne Cooper, MD, Chair, History of Medical Ethics and Literature of Medicine (Quals, 2001), 1999-03
Yongzhao Deng, Comparative Approach to Chinese Medicine, 2001-03
Charlotte Hough, Early Modern Utopian Fiction, 2001-03
Michele Marshall, Chair, Katherine Philips and Early Modern Women's Literature, 1996-03
Chad Hansen, History of Ancient Astronomy: Planetary Mythology (Quals, 2001), 2000-2001.
Jonathan Wade, Science Fiction, Technology and Comparative Law, 1994-98.