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Department of English

Department Contacts

The Department of English Offices, located on UNO's Dodge Street Campus in Arts and Sciences Hall room 192, are open Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Individual faculty office hours will vary. When the University of Nebraska at Omaha is closed due to observance of state or Federal holidays or inclement weather, the Department Offices are also closed. The Department Offices are open during fall and spring breaks and throughout the summer months.

Department Chair

Robert Darcy, Chair, 402.554.2638, ASH 192A;

English Department Staff

Joe Price

Joe Price

Office: ASH 192B
Phone: 402.554.3476

Hours, Fall, 2010: 7:30-5:00, Monday, Tuesday, Friday; Wednesday, Thursday, 7:30-3:00. Lunch breaks vary.


Susan McCollum

Dustin Pendley
Half-time Coordinator

Office: ASH 192B
Phone: 402-554-3476


Susan McCollum

Jill Sutton
Staff Assistant

Office: ASH 192C
Phone: 402.554.3636

Hours: 7:30-4:30, Monday-Friday


Susan McCollum


Brianna Shelbourn
Student Worker

Office: ASH 192
Phone: 402-554-2635



Certificate Program Directors

Advanced Writing--Graduate

Director: John Price (Fall 2012), 402.554-3325, ASH 204 B,; Lisa Knopp (Spring 2013), 402.554.2635, ASH 204 A,

TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)--Graduate and undergraduate

Director: Owen Mordaunt, 402.554.3324, ASH 189X;

Technical Communication (website)--Graduate

Director: Tracy Bridgeford, 402.554. 3312, ASH 189P;

First-Year Writing Program Administrator

Maggie Christensen, Acting Writing Program Administrator, 402-554-2053, ASH 192D (2014-2015)

Nora Bacon, Writing Program Administrator, 402.554.3318, ASH 192D; (on sabbatical, 2014-2015)

Graduate Program Chair

Tracy Bridgeford, GPC Chair, 402.554.3312, ASH 192D;

Internship Director

Director: Kristin Girten, 402.554.2845, ASH 189 F;

Placement Information Coordinator

Joseph (Joe) Price, 402.554.3476; ASH 192B;