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Chairs and Leadership

Brian Ballentine, Chair; Coordinator, Professional Writing and Editing
(304) 293-3988

Timothy Sweet, Associate Chair (as of 1/1/19); Eberly Family Distinguished Professor of American Literature

Kirk Hazen, Associate Chair, Professor of Linguistics; Director, West Virginia Dialect Project

Laura Brady, Director, Center for Writing Excellence
(304) 293-9706

Lara Farina, M.A./Ph.D. Program Supervisor

Sarah Morris, Associate Coordinator, Undergraduate Writing Program
(304) 293-9739

Mary Ann Samyn, Coordinator, Creative Writing

Thomas Sura, Coordinator, Undergraduate Writing Program
(304) 293-9712