Faculty and Staff

Don’t simply study at a school; engage in a community of scholars and students -- working and learning together. The School of Languages and Literature has nine full-time faculty members ready to assist students with their educational needs.

Faculty

Dr. Laura Brandenburg

Dean of School of Languages and Literature/Associate Professor of English

  • Office: School of Languages and Literature
  • Building: Gates Hall
  • Room: 200
  • Phone: 806-291-1106
  • Fax: 806-291-1987
  • Email: brandenburgl@wbu.edu
  • CMB: 1300
  • Office Hours: M 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM; T 8:30 AM - 9:15 AM; W 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM; TH 8:30 AM - 9:15 AM;

Dr. Don Cook

Emeritus Professor - English

  • Office: School of Languages and Literature
  • Email: cookd@wbu.edu

Andrew Cosper

Instructor of Spanish

  • Office: School of Languages and Literature
  • Building: Gates Hall - 2nd Floor
  • Room: 212B
  • Phone: 806-291-1108
  • Fax: 806-291-1987
  • Email: cospera@wbu.edu
  • CMB: 1300
  • Office Hours: M 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM; W 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM; TH 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ashley Edlin

Assistant Professor of English

  • Office: School of Languages and Literature
  • Building: Gates Hall - 2nd Floor
  • Room: 206A
  • Phone: 806-291-1113
  • Email: edlina@wbu.edu
  • CMB: 1300
  • Office Hours: T 9:15 AM - 12:15 PM, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PM; TH 9:15 AM - 12:15 PM, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Dr. Troy Gregory

Assistant Professor of English

  • Office: School of Languages and Literature
  • Building: Gates Hall - 2nd Floor
  • Room: 202B
  • Phone: 806-291-1109
  • Fax: 806-291-1987
  • Email: troy.gregory@wbu.edu
  • CMB: 1300
  • Office Hours: M 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM; T 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM; W 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM; TH 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM; F 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Dr. Erin Heath

Assistant Professor of English

  • Office: School of Languages and Literature
  • Building: Gates Hall - 2nd Floor
  • Room: 206B
  • Phone: 806-291-1110
  • Fax: 8006-291-1987
  • Email: erin.heath@wbu.edu
  • CMB: 1300
  • Office Hours: M 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM; T 8:00 AM - 10:50 AM; W 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM; TH 8:00 AM - 10:50 AM; F 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Dr. Deborah Kuhlmann

Professor - English

Dr. Steven Michael

Professor of English

  • Office: School of Languages and Literature
  • Building: Gates Hall
  • Room: GH 206C
  • Phone: 806-291-1103
  • Fax: 806-291-1987
  • Email: smichael@wbu.edu
  • CMB: 1300
  • Office Hours: M 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM; T 8:55 AM - 9:25 AM, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM; W 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM; TH 8:55 AM - 9:25 AM, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM; F 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Dr. Joshua Mora

Associate Dean/Professor of Spanish

  • Office: School of Languages and Literature
  • Building: Gates Hall
  • Room: GH 212C
  • Phone: 806-291-1107
  • Fax: 806-291-1987
  • Email: moraj@wbu.edu
  • CMB: 1300
  • Office Hours: M 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; T 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; TH 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Dr. Maria O'Connell

Assistant Professor of English

  • Office: School of Languages and Literature
  • Building: Gates Hall
  • Room: GH 211B
  • Phone: 806-291-1102
  • Fax: 806-291-1987
  • Email: maria.oconnell@wbu.edu
  • CMB: 1300
  • Office Hours: T 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM; TH 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Christa Smith

Emeritus Professor

Dr. Karen Beth Strovas

Associate Professor of English

  • Office: School of Languages and Literature
  • Building: Gates Hall
  • Room: GH 202A
  • Phone: 806-291-1114
  • Fax: 806-291-1987
  • Email: strovask@wbu.edu
  • CMB: 1300
  • Office Hours: M 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM; T 11:00 AM -12:00 PM, 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM; TH 11:00 AM -12:00 PM, 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

 

Staff

Taryn Hackett

Administrative Assistant

  • Office: School of Languages and Literature
  • Building: Gates Hall
  • Room: GH 201
  • Phone: 806-291-1100
  • Fax: 806-291-1987
  • Email: HackettT@wbu.edu
  • CMB: 1300
  • Office Hours: M-TH 8:15 - 5:00 F 8:15 - 4:00