Faculty

Group photo of English department faculty.

Michael Perry, Ph. D.
Associate Professor of English
Chair, Department of English
B.A., Augustana College
M.A., University of St. Thomas
Ph.D., Arizona State University

Phone: 815-226-4098
E-mail: MPerry@rockford.edu

 
 
 
Susan Porterfield, Ph. D.
Professor of English
M.A., Northern Illinois University
M.A., University of London
Ph.D., Northern Illinois University

Phone: 815-226-4179
E-mail: SPorterfield@rockford.edu

 
 

Mary Weaks-Baxter, Ph. D.
Andrew H. Sherratt Professor of English
B.A., Emory University
M.A., Emory University
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia

Phone: 815-226-4079
E-mail: MWeaks-Baxter@rockford.edu

 
 
Associate Professor of English
B.A., University of Washington
M.A., Loyola Marymount University
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Phone: 815-394-5213
 
 
 
Assistant Professor of English
B.A. Rollins College
M.A. Georgetown University
Ph.D., University of South Florida

Phone: 815-394-5048
E-mail: KStedman@rockford.edu

 
 
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Colorado State University at Fort Collins
M.A., Colorado State University at Fort Collins
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Phone: 815-226-4058
E-mail: TWood@rockford.edu