Kirsten Hall, Ph.D.


Director of the Literature Program, Assistant Professor of Literature
Education: B.A., English, Hillsdale College; M.A., English, University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., English, University of Texas at Austin
Office: Henkels 2047
Phone: (239) 304-7959

Gavin Hurley, Ph.D.


Director of the Writing Program, Assistant Professor of Literature and Communication
Education: B.A., Philosophy, Saint Joseph’s University; M.A., Writing Arts, Rowan University; Ph.D., University of Rhode Island, Writing & Rhetoric
Office: Henkels 2052
Email: Gavin.Hurley@avemaria.edu
Phone: (239) 280-1662

Travis Curtright, Ph.D.


Chair of the Humanities Department, Director of Shakespeare in Performance, Professor of Humanities & Literature
Education: B.A., Philosophy, University of Dallas; M.A. Literature, University of Dallas; Ph.D., Literature, University of Dallas
Office: Canizaro Library 219
Phone: (239) 280-1612

Lylas Rommel, Ph.D.


Adjunct Instructor of Literature
Education: B.A., English, University of Kentucky; M.A., English, University of Kentucky; M.A., Greek, Loyola University; M.A., English, University of Dallas; Ph.D., Literature, University of Dallas

Deana Basile Kelly, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor of Literature and Modern Languages (Italian)
Education: B.A., Political Science & Italian Studies, University of New Hampshire; M.A., Literature & Culture, Boston College; Ph.D., Italian Literature & Linguistics, University of Toronto
Office: Canizaro Library 254
Phone: (239) 304-7188