Dr. Lawrence Coates

Associate professor of English
Expertise: Contemporary literature, writing the novel, literary publishing, and American culture.
Credentials: Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of California-Santa Cruz; master’s degree in comparative literature from the University of California-Berkeley; Ph.D. in English from the University of Utah. Has published a novel and presented to the Western Literature Association and Associated Writing Programs.
Office Phone: 419-372-2111
Home Phone: 419-352-2722
E-mail: coatesl@bgsu.edu

Karen Craigo

Instructor of English
Expertise: Poetry; poetry writing; brainstorming for new ideas; submitting work for publication; revising poetry; fiction; creative nonfiction; journalism.
Credentials: Bachelor’s degree in English and journalism from Morehead State University and master’s degree in creative writing from BGSU. Editor in chief of Mid-American Review.
Office Phone: 419-372-2725
Home Phone: 419-878-3398
E-mail: karenka@bgsu.edu

Dr. Emily Hinnov

Assistant professor of English
Expertise: Literary modernism, Virginia Woolf, college writing, modernist African-American literature, and visual culture.
Credentials: Ph.D. in English from the University of New Hampshire; M.A. in English from Simmons College; B.A. in English from Allegheny College. Published in the “2002 Virginia Woolf Studies Annual” and the book, “Sylvia Townsend Warner Collection.”
Office Phone: 419-433-5560
E-mail: ehinnov@bgsu.edu