List of Faculty Advisors

Faculty in the English Studies department share advising duties and can advise on any major or minor concentration. Students can also select any professor as their advisor. To assist a student in choosing an advisor, the following list categorizes faculty by their professional specialties.

Literature Advisors: Ann Bliss, Henry Hughes, Marjory Lange

Linguistics Advisors: Uma Shrestha and Rob Troyer

Writing/Creative Writing Advisors: Katherine Schmidt, Henry Hughes, Lars Söderlund

Humanities Majors and Minors click here

Honors Program: Gavin Keulks

Early Childhood, Elementary & Middle School Language Art Focus Areas: 

Secondary Education Language Arts Any Literature or Linguistics advisor

Students seeking initial licensure for Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle or High School authorizations should also visit the College of Education. For more information on the Bachelor of Arts/Science degrees in Education, please visit the Division of Teacher Education advising page



English Studies Department: Integrated, Linguistics, Literature, and Writing

Department Head: Dr. Lars Söderlund | 503-838-8325 | or e-mail:| Location: BELL 309