Faculty

Charles S. Adams
Professor of English
Hoover 206 
562.907.4200 x4982
cadams@whittier.edu
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Areas of Interest: American Literature and Studies, Literary Theory, Baseball, Autobiography

Tony Barnstone
Department Chair
Hoover 208
562.907.4200 x4335
tbarnstone@whittier.edu
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Areas of Interest: Poetry and Creative Writing, Translation, The Graphic Novel, American Literature, Asian and Asian-American Literature, Literature of War, and Popular Fiction.

Jonathan Burton
Associate Professor of English
Hoover 107
562.907.4200 x5021 
jburton@whittier.edu
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Areas of Interest: Shakespeare, Early Modern Studies, Drama, Postcolonial Studies, Comparative Literature, Literature and Race, Islam and English Literature, Writing About Music, History of Education

Michelle Chihara
Mellon Fellow
mchihara@whittier.edu
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Areas of Interest: Contemporary American Literature and Culture, Economic History and the Culture of Finance, Television and Reality Television, Digital Media and Finance, Creative Writing

Wendy Furman-Adams
Albert Upton Professor and Chair of the English Department
Hoover 215
562.907.4200 x4896​
wfurman@whittier.edu​
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Areas of Interest: Milton, Dante, Early Modern Studies, Ecofeminism, Art and Literature, The Bible as Literature, Classical Literature

Sean P. T. Morris
Associate Professor of English
Hoover 209
562.907.4200 x4416
smorris@whittier.edu​
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Areas of Interest: Beowulf, Medieval Studies, Screenwriting​

dAvid iAn pAddy
Professor of English
Hoover 109 
562.907.4200 x4317
dpaddy@whittier.edu​
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Areas of Interest: Modern and Contemporary British Literature, J.G. Ballard, Celtic Literature, Black British Culture, Critical Theory, Science Fiction  

Andrea Rehn
Associate Professor of English
Co-Director, Whittier's Digital Liberal Arts Center
Hoover 211
562.907.4200 x4350
arehn@whittier.edu
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Areas of Interest: Victorian Literature, Postcolonial Studies, Digital Humanities, Feminist and Queer Studies,Critical Theory 

Administrative Staff

Angela Olivas
English Department Assistant
Hoover 210
562.907.4200 x4253
afreeland@whittier.edu

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