Our Faculty 2022-08-31T10:01:36+00:00

Our Faculty and Staff

Department Office Staff

For more information about any of our degree programs, please contact the Department of English, Foreign Languages, and Cultural Studies, Room 318, Kyser Hall, Phone: 318-357-6272, email: languages@nsula.edu.

Dr. Thomas ReynoldsDepartment Head
Associate Professor of English
Graduate Faculty
318 Kyser Hall
318-357-6272
reynoldst@nsula.edu
VacantAdministrative Service Coordinator
318-C Kyser Hall
318-357-5598

Marisa DawsonAdministrative Assistant
318 Kyser Hall
318-357-6272
dawsonm@nsula.edu

Louisiana Folklife Center

Dr. Shane RasmussenProfessor of English
Director of the Louisiana Folklife Center
Director of the annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival
Co-chair of the annual Louisiana Studies Conference
Co-chair of the annual NSU Louisiana High School Essay Contest
General editor of the Louisiana Folklife Journal
Graduate Faculty
213 Kyser Hall
318-357-4332
rasmussens@nsula.edu
Bessie JonesAdministrative Coordinator
213 Kyser Hall
318-357-4332
jonesb@nsula.edu

English Studies Faculty

Dr. Lisa AbneyProfessor of English
Faculty Facilitator for Academic Research and Community College Outreach
Graduate Faculty
316R Kyser Hall
318-357-4351
abney@nsula.edu
Dr. Lilly BerberyanAssistant Professor of English, Graduate Faculty
314J Kyser Hall
318-357-6473
berberyanl@nsula.edu
Dr. J. Andrew BriseñoAssociate Professor of English
Faculty Advisor for the Brainy Acts Poetry Society
Graduate Faculty
314F Kyser Hall
318-357-5615
brisenoj@nsula.edu
Lisa DavisInstructor of English Education
314L Kyser Hall
318-357-5327
rougeoul@nsula.edu
Dr. Khirsten DoolanInstructor of English
316K Kyser Hall
318-357-5574
doolank@nsula.edu
Dr. Jennifer EnochAssistant Professor of English, Writing Program Administrator, Graduate Faculty
316L Kyser Hall
318-357-5616
enochj@nsula.edu
Daniel GordyInstructor
316F Kyser Hall
318-357-5083
gordyd@nsula.edu
Dr. J. Ereck JarvisAssociate Professor of English, Coordinator of Graduate Studies
Krista JenkinsInstructor of English
314E Kyser Hall
318-357-5588
jenkinsk@nsula.edu
W. Charlene LeBrunInstructor of English
316E Kyser Hall
318-357-4203
lebrunw@nsula.edu
Dr. Rebecca MacijeskiCreative Writing Program Coordinator, Associate Professor of English
316Q Kyser Hall
318-357-5801
macijeskir@nsula.edu
Stephanie MassonInstructor of English
Internship Coordinator

314B Kyser Hall
318-357-4237
massons@nsula.edu

Dr. Sarah E. McFarlandProfessor of English
Graduate Faculty
316O Kyser Hall
318-357-6700
mcfarlands@nsula.edu
Dr. Jim MischlerDirector, Institutional Review Board
Coordinator, Graduate Program in TESOL
Associate Professor of English
Graduate Faculty
C217, Teacher Education Center
318-357-5228
mischlerj@nsula.edu
Dr. Shane RasmussenProfessor of English
Director of the Louisiana Folklife Center
Director of the annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival
Co-chair of the annual Louisiana Studies Conference
Co-chair of the annual NSU Louisiana High School Essay Contest
General editor of the Louisiana Folklife Journal
Graduate Faculty
213 Kyser Hall
318-357-4332
rasmussens@nsula.edu
Dr. Thomas ReynoldsDepartment Head
Associate Professor of English
Graduate Faculty
318 Kyser Hall
318-357-6272
reynoldst@nsula.edu
Dr. Allison RittmayerAssociate Professor of Film Studies and Southern Literature
Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies
Graduate Faculty
316P Kyser Hall
318-357-6462
rittmayera@nsula.edu
http://arittmayer.com
Heather Salter-DrommInstructor of English
316B Kyser Hall
318-357-6168
salterh@nsula.edu
Max SheltonInstructor
101C Leesville Campus
(337) 392-3100 ext. 3117
sheltonl@nsula.edu
Mariann WilsonInstructor of English
316A Kyser Hall
318-357-5665
wilsonm@nsula.edu

Foreign Language Faculty

Jim CrawfordAssistant Professor of Spanish
314G Kyser Hall
318-357-5585
crawfordj@nsula.edu
Christine FerrellInstructor of French and Spanish
314K Kyser Hall
318-357-5186
ferrellc@nsula.edu
Dr. Benjamin S.Y. ForknerDirector, Foreign Language Resource Center. Associate professor of French and Spanish
314H Kyser Hall
318-357-6929
forknerb@nsula.edu

Professors Emeritus

Dr. Christine Ford
Dr. Don Hatley
Dr. Julie Kane
Kanej@nsula.edu
316-N Kyser Hall
318-357-5663
Dr. Helaine Razovsky