Faculty | B.A. in English

Lyle H. Smith, Jr.

  • Professor of English

  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota
  • M.A., University of Minnesota
  • B.A., University of Minnesota

Lyle Smith grew up in Minneapolis, Minn. He attended Wheaton College, and graduated from the University of Minnesota, where he also completed post-graduate work in English Renaissance studies. His dissertation dealt with the history of English anti-clerical satire between the fourteenth and sixteenth centuries, culminating in the Martin Marprelate pamphlets of 1588–89. He is married to a...

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Paul Buchanan

  • Associate Professor of English

    Paul Buchanan holds degrees in psychology, philosophy and creative writing. He specializes in writing fiction and has published more than twenty books. His most recent novel will be released next fall. Paul’s work has appeared in a number of literary journals and magazines, including Story Quarterly, Marlboro Review and Cicada. Last spring his play, “Occam’s Razor,” which was originally...

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    Aaron J Kleist

      Haein Park

      • Associate Professor of English

      Christopher Davidson

      • Associate Professor of English

      • M.F.A., University of California, Irvine
      • B.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

      Chris Davidson is associate professor of English and co-director of first-year writing at Biola. He teaches courses in critical thinking and writing, writing for competency, and creative writing. He has a bachelor's degree in English from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from University of California, Irvine. His work has...

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      Elmar Hashimov

        Marc Malandra

        • Associate Professor of English

        Bethany Williamson

          Aaron Adams

          • Chair, Department of English
          • Chair, Interdisciplinary Studies
          • Associate Professor of English

          Shelley Garcia

          • Assistant Professor of English

          Aurora Matzke

          • Assistant Professor of English

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