English, Humanities, & Languages

Faculty

Dr. Paula Smith Allen

Professor     (580-745-2592)           Office:   Morrison Hall 322
            B.A., M.A., West Texas State University; Ph.D., Texas Tech University. 

Teaching Areas:  English Education; Composition; Humanities; Introduction to Literature.
 

Dr. Daniel Althoff 

Professor     (580-745-2584)           Office:   Morrison Hall 325
            B.A., M.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of Florida. 

Teaching Areas:  Spanish Education; all levels of Spanish language, grammar, and composition; all levels of Hispanic culture, civilization, and literature; French.
 

Dr. Janet (Jani) L. Barker

Associate Professor          (580-745-2586)           Office:   Morrison Hall 327
            B.A., Hardin-Simmons University; M.A., Ph.D., Texas A&M University, College Station. 

Teaching Areas:  Children’s Literature, Technical and Professional Writing.
 

Dr. Lisa Coleman

Professor and  Director of Honors Program    (580-745-2770)           Office:   University Center 217
            B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington. 

Teaching Areas:  Honors Freshman Composition; Advanced Composition; Composition Theory and Practice; The Rhetoric of Written English; Humanities.
 

Dr. Margaret Cotter-Lynch 

 Associate Professor         (580-745-2986)           Office:  Morrison Hall 314
            B.A., Brown University; M.A., PhD., University of Michigan.

Teaching Areas:  Humanities; Composition; Introduction to Literature; Ancient and Medieval Literatures.

 

Ms. Rebecca Doyal-Meyer

Instructor (580-745-2997)  Office:  Morrison 309

        B.A, East Central University; M.A., Texas Woman’s University

 Teaching Areas:  Composition.

 

Mr. Kim McGehee 

Instructor    (580-745-2674)           Office:  Morrison Hall 311
            B.A., Southeastern Oklahoma State University; M.A., Instituto de Filología Hispánica (Saltillo, Coah.).

Teaching Areas:  Spanish Education, all levels of Spanish language and grammar; all levels of  Hispanic culture, civilization and literature; German.
 

Dr. John Brett Mischo 

Professor     (580-745-2590)           Office:  Morrison Hall 316
            B.A., M.A., Marquette University; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo. 

Teaching Areas:  British Literature, Shakespeare, Philosophy, Humanities, Composition.
 

Dr. Virginia Parrish 

Associate Professor         (580-745-2594)           Office:  Morrison Hall 328
            B.A., M.A., University of Central Oklahoma; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.  Certificate of Graduate Theological Studies, Phillips Theological Seminary.

Teaching Areas:  Technical and Professional Writing; Literature; Humanities; Experimental/Exploratory Writing.
 

Dr. Randy Prus

Professor and Department Chair          (580-745-2582)           Office:   Morrison Hall 326
            B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo.

Teaching Areas:  American Literature; Composition; Humanities; Creative Writing.
 

Dr. Wilma Shires

Assistant Professor    (580-745-2346)           Office:  Morrison Hall 324
            B.A., Southeastern Oklahoma State University; M.A., Texas A&M University-Commerce; Ph.D. Texas A&M Commerce.

Teaching Areas:  Composition, Native-American Literature, Creative Writing.
 

Dr. Mark B. Spencer

Associate Professor         (580-745-2921)           Office: Morrison Hall 307
            B.A., M.A., North Texas State University; M.A., Ohio State University; A.M., University of  Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Ph.D., University of Kentucky; Ph.D., University of  Arkansas.

Teaching Areas:  Humanities, Composition, Introduction to Literature, History of the Novel.
 

 

Dr. Caryn Witten

Associate Professor         (580-745-2380)           Office: Morrison Hall 329
            B.A., Miami University, M.A., Georgetown University, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Teaching Areas: Spanish Education; all levels of Spanish language, grammar, and composition; all levels of Hispanic culture, civilization, and literature; Humanities.