English Faculty

Tom Amorose
Tom Amorose

Professor of English


Phone: 206-281-2089
Office: Marston 232

Robert Baah
Robert Baah

Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies
PhD, University of Southern California


Phone: 206-281-2339
Office: Marston Hall 214

Yelena Bailey
Yelena Bailey

Assistant Professor of English; Social Justice & Cultural Studies Capstone Coordinator


Phone: 206-281-2037
Office: Marston 221

Brian Bantum
Brian Bantum

Associate Professor of Theology
PhD, Duke University


Phone: 206-281-2546
Office: Alexander Hall

Kathryn Bartholomew
Kathryn Bartholomew

Associate Professor of Languages and Linguistics
PhD, University of Washington


Phone: 206-281-3533
Office: Marston Hall 218

Michelle Beauclair
Michelle Beauclair

Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Phone: 206-281-2092
Office: Marston Hall 220

Zack Bent
Zack Bent

Assistant Professor of Art


Phone: 206-281-3442
Office: Art Center

Xu Bian
Xu Bian

Assistant Professor of Chinese
PhD, Seattle Pacific University


Phone: 206-281-2030
Office: Marston Hall 245

Carlene J. Brown
Carlene J. Brown

Associate Professor of Music; Director, Music Therapy Program
PhD, University of Washington


Phone: 206-281-2920
Office: Crawford 206

Scott Cairns
Scott Cairns

Professor of English; Director of the MFA in Creative Writing


Phone: 206-281-2109
Office: Image House

Nivea Castaneda
Nivea Castaneda

Assistant Professor of Communication


Phone: 206-281-7225
Office:  Marston 210

Christine Chaney
Christine Chaney

Professor of English; Director of University Scholars


Phone: 206-281-2409
Office: Marston 230

Raedene Copeland
Raedene Copeland

Associate Professor of Apparel Design and Merchandising
PhD, University of North Carolina


Phone: 206-281-2295
Office: Peterson Hall 205

Ruth Ediger
Ruth Ediger

Associate Professor of Political Science
PhD, University of Nebraska


Phone: 206-281-2937
Office: McKenna Hall 225

Randal Franz
Randal Franz

Professor of Management
PhD, Stanford University


Phone: 206-281-2729
Office: McKenna Hall 203

Karen Gutowsky-Zimmerman
Karen Gutowsky-Zimmerman

Professor of Art-Visual Communications


Phone: 206-378-5054
Office: Art Center

Sandra C. Hartje
Sandra C. Hartje

Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences; Director of Family and Consumer Sciences
PhD, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities


Phone: 206-281-2204
Office: Peterson Hall 204B

Donald Holsinger
Donald Holsinger

Professor of History
PhD, Northwestern University


Phone: 206-281-2594
Office: Alexander Hall 410

Rebecca Hughes
Rebecca Hughes

Assistant Professor of History
PhD, University of Washington


Phone: 206-281-2773
Office: Alexander Hall 408

Max Hunter
Max Hunter

Assistant Professor of Biology; Director of PPHS
PhD, University of Washington


Phone: 206-281-2094
Office: Eaton 308

Lorelle Jabs
Lorelle Jabs

Associate Professor of Communication
PhD, University of Washington


Phone: 206-281-2128
Office: Marston 210

​Paul Youngbin Kim
​Paul Youngbin Kim

Associate Professor of Psychology, Faculty Scholar for the Living Well Initiative
PhD, University of Notre Dame


Phone: 206-281-2987
Office: Marston 113

Katie Kresser
Katie Kresser

Associate Professor of Art; Chair of the Art Department


Phone: 206-281-3443
Office: Art Center

David Leong
David Leong

Associate Professor of Missiology
PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary


Phone: 206-281-2618
Office: Alexander Hall

Jennifer Maier
Jennifer Maier

Professor of English;
Associate Editor of Image Journal
Co-director of Art and Incarnation Rome Study Abroad Program


Phone: 206-281-2976
Office: Marston 235

Jennifer McKinney
Jennifer McKinney

Professor of Sociology, Director of Women's Studies, Co-Chair Sociology Department
PhD, Purdue University


Phone: 206-281-2595
Office: Alexander Hall 310

April Middeljans
April Middeljans

Assistant Professor of English


Phone: 206-378-5408
Office: Marston 238

Peter Wayne Moe
Peter Wayne Moe

Assistant Professor of English; Director of Campus Writing


Phone: 206-281-2093
Office: Marston 228

Katherine Nesse
Katherine Nesse

Assistant Professor of Urban Studies, Urban Studies Program Director
PhD, University of Illinois


Phone: 206-378-5378
Office: Alexander Hall 306

Kevin Neuhouser
Kevin Neuhouser

Professor of Sociology, Co-Chair Sociology Department
PhD, Indiana University


Phone: 206-281-2276
Office: Alexander Hall 308

William Purcell
William Purcell

Professor of Communication; Chair of Communication and Journalism
PhD, Indiana University


Phone: 206-281-2404
Office: Marston 208

Luke Reinsma
Luke Reinsma

Professor Emeritus of English


Phone: 206-281-2704
Office: Marston 244

Todd Rendleman
Todd Rendleman

Professor of Communication
PhD, University of Illinois


Phone: 206-281-2095
Office: Marston 206

Leland Saunders
Leland Saunders

Associate Professor of Philosophy
PhD, University of Maryland


Phone: 206-281-2038
Office: Marston Hall 211

Kimberly Wedeven Segall
Kimberly Wedeven Segall

Professor of English; Co-Director of Social Justice & Cultural Studies; Director of the South Africa and Spain/Morocco Study Abroad Programs


Phone: 206-281-2040
Office: Marston 234

Shannon Smythe
Shannon Smythe

Assistant Professor of Theological Studies
PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary


Phone: 206-281-2349
Office: Alexander Hall

Doug Thorpe
Doug Thorpe

Professor of English
Lingua Faculty Advisor


Phone: 206-281-2311
Office: Marston 231

Joshua Tom
Joshua Tom

Assistant Professor of Sociology
PhD, Baylor University


Office: Alexander Hall Room 311

Candace Vance
Candace Vance

Assistant Professor of Theatre


Phone: 206-281-2934
Office: McKinley 102

Susan VanZanten
Susan VanZanten

Professor of English; Co-chair of the Department of Languages, Cultures, and Linguistics


Phone: 206-378-5412
Office: Marston 236

Mark D. Walhout
Mark D. Walhout

Professor of English
Department Chair


Phone: 206-281-2981
Office: Marston 233

Suzanne M. Wolfe
Suzanne M. Wolfe

Writer-in-Residence; Executive Editor of Image Journal


Phone: 206-281-2036
Office: Marston 227

Zhiguo Ye
Zhiguo Ye

Assistant Professor of History
PhD, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities


Phone: 206-281-2180
Office: Alexander Hall 406

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