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  • Related Faculty Profiles for Carlson, Katy (18)

    • Adams, Ann Marie

      Professor of English, Dr. Adams routinely teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in her primary area of specialization, twentieth-century British literature.

    • Carlson, Katy

      Katy Carlson received a B.A. in linguistics from Yale University in 1995, followed by a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2001. Her research interests are primarily in psycholinguistics, focusing on how people understand sentences and how prosody and intonation affect comprehension.

    • Colburn, Glen

      Glen Colburn earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in 1990. He regularly teaches British literature surveys and courses in the English Novel.   His research interests are the history of the British novel, Augustan satire.

    • Deborah Plum

      Assistant Professor of Communication
      Ph.D. in Mass Communication
      Communication, Media, and Leadership Studies
      315C Breckinridge Hall 


    • Eklund, George

      George Eklund received his M.F.A from the Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa and has taught at MSU since 1989.  He has been awarded the Al Smith Fellowship in Poetry by the Kentucky Arts Council.   His work has appeared in The American Poetry Review.

    • Engle, Bruce

      Instructor English PhD in English Literature Bruce Engle holds BA and MA degrees in English from Eastern Kentucky University and a PhD in English Literature from the University of Kentucky. He teaches courses in Literature, Composition, Film, Women's Studies, International Studies, and Honors. 

    • Graves, Mark

      Mark Graves earned his Ph.D. in English from Bowling Green State University (OH) in 1992. Besides general education offerings in writing, literature, and film, he regularly teaches online versions of Eng 200, both halves of the American literature survey (Eng 341/342), and Eng 365 Literature of the South.

    • Helphinstine, Frances

      Fran Helphinstine received her Ph.D. in English with a specialization in English Renaissance and Dramatic Literature in April 1978 from Indiana University, in Bloomington, Indiana. She regularly teaches undergraduate courses in Shakespeare, the English Renaissance.

    • Henneberg, Sylvia

      Sylvia Henneberg received her Ph.D. in English from the University of Georgia in 1997. A specialist in twentieth-century American literature, she regularly teaches American survey and period courses, African American literature, and graduate and undergraduate courses in American poetry.

    • Hicks, Paul

      Instructor of English, M.A., 606-783-2136,, Bert Combs Building 101A

    • Holbrook, Chris

      Chris Holbrook has an MFA in creative writing-fiction from the University of Iowa.   He has published short stories in a variety of literary journals including The American Voice, Appalachian Heritage, Wind, Night Train, Appalachian Journal.

    • Mascle, Deanna

      Instructor of English,  606-783-5280,,  Bert Combs Building 421

    • Morrison, Ron

      Ronald D. Morrison earned his Ph.D. in English in 1988 from the University of Kansas, where he was trained as a Victorianist. At MSU, he teaches graduate courses in Romantic and Victorian literature and in literary criticism. In 2003, he won an Outstanding Teaching Award.

    • Neeper, Layne

      Dr.  Neeper teaches courses in nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature that include ENG 422: Studies in American Literature to 1900, ENG 424: Studies in Contemporary American Literature.

    • Penn, Steven

      Instructor of English After many years in business I became a fulltime English Instructor at MSU in 1999. I teach rhetoric, composition, literature, developmental writing, practical writing, legal writing, and creative writing.

    • Porter, Daniel

      Instructor or English,  M.A.,  606-783-2442,,  Garrett House 101

    • Reding, Tim

      Instructor of English,  M.A. 606-783-2306,,  Bert Combs Building 417.

    • Royar, Robert

      Associate Professor English Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition Dr. Robert Delius Royar earned his Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition from the University of Louisville in 1987. His Ph.D. focused on software design and its effects on teaching writing. His teaching interests center on writing.

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