Faculty & Instructors

  • Jessica Baldanzi

    Associate Professor of English

    BA, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, 1992
    MA, INDIANA UNIVERSITY BLOOMINGTON, 1997
    PHD, INDIANA UNIVERSITY BLOOMINGTON, 2003

    Office: NC 31
    Phone: (574) 535-7518
    Email:

  • Skip Barnett

    Associate Professor of English, International Student Advisor

    BA, Duke University, 1975
    ACAD, Regent College, 1980
    MA, GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY, 1988

    Office: NC 33, UN 110-C
    Phone: (747) 2, -7872
    Email:

  • Beth Birky

    Professor of English

    BA, Goshen College, 1983
    MA, ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY, 1988
    PHD, LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO, 1998

    Office: NC 35
    Email:

  • Ann Hostetler

    Department Chair
    Professor of English

    BA, KENYON COLLEGE, 1976
    MA, PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, 1982
    PHD, UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, 1996

    Office: NC 32
    Phone: (574) 535-7469
    Email:

  • Patrick Mello

    Visiting Assistant Professor of English

    BA, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY CHICO, 2005
    MA, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY CHICO, 2007
    PHD, UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME, 2013

    Office: NC 34
    Phone: (574) 535-7008
    Email:

  • Kyle Schlabach

    Assistant Professor of English

    BA, Goshen College, 1996
    MA, INDIANA UNIVERSITY BLOOMINGTON, 1999

    Office: NC 07
    Phone: (574) 535-7463
    Email: