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Lisa Hinrichsen
University of Arkansas

Past President
Coleman Hutchison
University of Texas at Austin

Monica Carol Miller
Middle Georgia State University

Digital Media Coordinator
Kristen Figgins
University of Arkansas

Newsletter Editor
Amy King
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Editorial Assistant
Will Murray


Executive Council

Mae Miller Claxton (2016-2018)
Western Carolina University

Brannon Costello (2018-2020)
Louisiana State University

Rain Prud’homme Cranford (2017-2019)
University of Calgary

Elizabeth Rodriguez Fielder (2018-2020)
University of Pittsburgh

Katherine Henninger (2018-2020)
Louisiana State University

Lisa Hinrichsen (2016-2018)
University of Arkansas

Sharon Holland (2017-2019)
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Sherita Johnson (2017-2019)
University of Southern Mississippi

Jennie Lightweis-Goff (2018-2020)
University of Mississippi

Molly McGehee (2018-2020)
Oxford College, Emory University

Eric Nunn (2018-2020)
Auburn University

Zackary Vernon (2016-2018)
Appalachian State University

Kelly Vines (2016-18)
(Past President of SSSL Emerging Scholars Organization)
Louisiana State University

Qiana Whitted (2017-2019)
University of South Carolina

Honorary Advisor
José E. Limón (2018-2020)
Notre Dame Foundation Professor of American Literature Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame
Mody C. Boatright Regents Professor of American Literature Emeritus at the University of Texas at Austin