Faculty and Staff

Image of Brian ShawverBrian Shawver, M.F.A.
Chair, Department of English and Modern Languages; Associate Professor of English
Office: Copley 319
Telephone: (816) 584-6474
Email: brian.shawver@park.edu
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Image of Cathy BoisenCathy Boisen
Administrative Assistant
Office: Copley 215
Telephone: (816) 584-6263
Email: cathy.boisen@park.edu


Image of Virginia BrackettVirginia Brackett, Ph.D.
Professor Emerita
Email: virginia.brackett@park.edu
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Image of Dennis OkerstromDennis Okerstrom, Ph.D.
Professor of English; Mary Barlow Endowed Professor of Language and Literature
Office: Copley 305
Telephone: (816) 584-6337
Email: dennis.okerstrom@park.edu

Image of Stacey KikendallStacey Kikendall
Assistant Professor of English
Office: Copley 216
Telephone: (816) 584-6792
Email: stacey.kikendall@park.edu
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Image of Glenn LesterGlenn Lester, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor in English; Program Coordinator for First-Year Writing
Office: Copley 310
Telephone: (816) 584-6886
Email: glester@park.edu
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Image of Stephen AtkinsonStephen Atkinson, Ph.D.
Professor of English
Office: Copley 306
Telephone: (816) 584-6334
Email: steve.atkinson@park.edu

Image of Emily DonnelliEmily Sallee, Ph.D.
Professor of English; Associate Vice President of Faculty Affairs
Office: Copley 310
Telephone: (816) 584-6779
Email: emily.sallee@park.edu

amy mecklenburg faengerAmy Mecklenburg-Faenger, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
Office: Copley 213 Telephone: (816) 584-6789
Email: amy.mecklenburgfaenger@park.edu

Modern Languages

Image of Silvia Giovanardi ByerSilvia Giovanardi Byer, Ph.D.
Professor of Modern Language
Program Coordinator, Modern Languages
Office: Copley 216
Telephone: (816) 584-6865
Email: silvia.byer@park.edu