Ronald B. Newman, Ph.D. (Michigan, 1972)
Professor Emeritus

Fields: Composition, rhetorical theory, Victorian literature.

Author, The Prentice-Hall Diagnostic Test for Writers (1980), The Rinehart Workbook (1988, 2nd ed. 1990), The HBJ Composition Workbook (1992).

Editor, The Life: The Folk Poetry of the Black Hustler (1976).

Sandra P. Paquet, Ph.D. (Connecticut, 1977)
Professor Emerita

Professor Sandra Pouchet Paquet teaches Caribbean literature and African-American literature. She is the author of The Novels of George Lamming (1982); Caribbean Autobiography (2002), andco-editor of Music, Memory, Resistance: Calypso and the Caribbean Literary Imagination (2007). She has published widely in Caribbean literature in the leading journals in the field and is the editor of Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal. Dr. Paquet's active research interests include the areas of women's studies, diaspora studies, and autobiography.  

Lindsey Tucker, Ph.D. (Delaware, 1981)
Professor Emerita

Fields: Contemporary American, African American and British literature,  postmodern theory, women’s and gender studies, film theory, African New World cultures.

Publications:  Stephen and Bloom and Life’s Feast: Alimentary Symbolism in James Joyce’s “Ulysses”  (1984;  Textual Escap(e)ades: Mobility, Maternity and Textuality in Contemporary Fiction by Women  (1994); editor,  Critical Essays on Iris Murdoch  (1994); editor,  Critical Essays on Angela Carter (1998)

Recently Completed  Project:  The Spaces of Conjure: Fiction, Ethnography and  Diaspora Time